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Darlington College design new bomb disposal training aid

In News, on the 8th, April 2014

COLLEGE tutors have designed an electronic training aid to show potential recruits some of the pressures soldiers face on the front line. Army experts are currently using the 6ft high contraption, which simulates the stresses and strains soldiers are put under when defusing explosive...

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Engineering Apprentice Helps Restore World Famous Steam Locomotive

In Apprenticeships, News, on the 28th, March 2014

IT’S full steam ahead for a young apprentice after helping to restore one of the world’s most famous locomotives. Darlington College HND engineering apprentice Jason Brown has his career on the right tracks after working to return the LNER Class A4 4489 Dominion of...

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Apprentice - Downing Street

Outstanding Arts Apprentice Invited to Downing Street.

In Apprenticeships, News, on the 27th, March 2014

Darlington College Level 3 diploma art and design student Brad Layton met Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Skills and Enterprise Minister Matthew Hancock during a trip to Downing Street. The 20-year-old, of Barnard Castle, works for pharmaceutical company GSK designing the packaging...

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Art and Design Students with their designs for PACT

Making an im-PACT

In News, on the 26th, February 2014

Art and design students have made their mark after helping police reach out to the community. An image of outstretched hands will adorn the walls around County Durham and Darlington promoting PACT – Police and Community Together – an initiative designed to identify policing...

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50 Years of Hairdressing at Darlington College

In News, on the 26th, February 2014

DARLINGTON College proved to have timeless beauty when it welcomed back one it its first ever students to celebrate 50 years of hairdressing. Glenys Dowson made an emotional return to Darlington College 19 years after leaving her role as a tutor and 50 years...

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Pride of Darlington College, Sports Student Andrew White

In News, on the 26th, February 2014

Darlington College student Andrew White is battling for a place in the final squad for next spring’s Four Nations after successfully moving through the ranks of England schoolboy football. The second year student is studying a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports and...

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