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Rail Minister Paul Maynard MP has welcomed the launch of a new Rail Employment and Skills Academy in the East Midlands.

Engineering learners at Derby College have produced the medals that will be sported by competitors in this year's Jenson Button Trust Triathlon – one of the final tasks in their year-long programme with Derby advanced composites manufacturing business epm:technology.

A West Midlands automotive engineering company is launching a major recruitment drive to employ more than 180 young people in apprenticeship roles over the next two years. Lander Automotive based at Woodgate Business Park near Halesowen manufactures a range of products for the automotive industry.

Engineering learners at Derby College have spent a week gaining an insight into the advanced composites manufacturing business at epm:technology's £6 million manufacturing, research and development facility in Derby.

Derby College is opening its doors to the public for an information morning on Saturday April 23 between 10am and 12 noon.

A group of 24 Derby College Engineering learners have just returned from a two-week trip to Derby's twin town of Osnabrück where they gain specialist training in robotics at a local company.

Derby College has launched the risual Autodesk Academy at the Roundhouse to upskill teachers and learners in the latest Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology software.

Derby College has teamed up with Rolls-Royce plc to organise an event to raise the profile of career opportunities in Engineering for females.

Derby College has teamed up with Derby-based epm:technology to boost the number of young people entering the workplace with skills in advanced composites manufacturing. Applications are now being taken for the epm:technology Advanced Composites Academy which will start in September. An open day for potential learners to find out more will be held at the Roundhouse on Tuesday July 14 between 3pm and 7pm.

Females into Engineering at Derby College

With a national shortage of engineers, an under-represented female workforce, and following the success of our Females into Engineering event at our Roundhouse campus, Derby College will be hosting further Females into Engineering events to promote the range of career opportunities within the engineering sector.

Please click for further information about Derby College Engineering Study Programmes, or call 0800 028 0289.

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