West College (SWC), will be hosting their annual Automotive Open Evening at
their industry-standard motor vehicle workshop at Gortin Road, Omagh, on
Tuesday 24th May 2022, from 3 pm – 8 pm. To register your attendance, visit: https://swcautomotive.eventbrite.co.uk
currently working within the industry or thinking of beginning a career in
the automotive industry, you are invited to come along and look around the
recently developed purpose-built facilities, which specialises in delivering
Heavy Vehicle and Land-Based Engineering courses.
from the industry are also invited to attend the event to showcase their range of
recruitment opportunities and can register to attend the event by emailing barry.o’firstname.lastname@example.org
employer and recruitment event will open at 3pm on 24th May and is
a fantastic opportunity for automotive enthusiasts, parents, prospective
students, suppliers and industry professionals to meet and connect whilst
touring the facilities, which include the
latest diagnostic and mechanical equipment available within the Motor Vehicle Industry.
Thanks to the
incredible industry links the department has established with Volvo, Scania,
DAF, Mercedes, Renault and MAN, John Deere, Massy Ferguson, New
Holland, Deutz and CASE.
event will also feature an exciting range of live practical demonstrations from
6 pm - 8 pm, including WABCO T-EBS E / ECAS Braking and Suspension Training,
incorporating a fully functional ECAS system and will also feature Wabco's
Tailguard Reversing Technology.
demonstrations include Heavy
Vehicle; AdBlue Technology: a diesel exhaust fluid used in vehicles
with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology to reduce harmful gases
being released into the atmosphere.
CDX Web – Based learning; Automotive
technicians must learn how to safely and effectively maintain, diagnose, and
repair every system on the automobile. Includes; “strategy-based diagnostics,”
a method used to solve technical problems correctly on the first attempt.
As well as Electric Vehicle; Hazard
Management (Cars) and Plant Maintenance; Line-Boring a Track Machine Boom (8
Ton Hitachi) and Land-Based Engineering; Measure the Horse Power on an
agriculture tractor using a Dynamometer (John Deere 6930.)
will include a run-through of each of these technologies, consequently allowing
guests to learn about best practices and discover the latest technology and
techniques available. So, they have a good understanding of the systems and how
they work so, they can repair them when a problem arises.
workshop aims to provide future students and industry professionals with the
skills they need to succeed in the industry and provides a variety
of specialist light and heavy vehicle training, apprenticeship and assessment
packages from Level 2 to 5.
have the opportunity to speak to our expert trainers about the specialist
training on offer and discuss any of your specific training needs, as well as
apply for courses and apprenticeships starting in September 2022.
employers will also get the opportunity to meet young people interested in a
career in the motor vehicle industry and who may have the potential to work
within your organisation.
about the facility and the upcoming Open evening, Automotive and Electrical
Lecturer Joshua Semple said: “This recently developed automotive workshop is a
purpose-built building, with classroom facilities, practical workspaces, and
industry-standard vehicles and technologies. Over the years, we have built up a
great relationship with local industry. We assess their needs and provide the
latest training that keeps our learners up to date with industry requirements.
expansive facility will certainly enhance our ability to provide this
service, and we encourage anyone currently working within the industry or
thinking of beginning a career in automotive (cars, lorries, diggers and
tractors) to come along to our Open Evening to experience the facilities,
network with industry and see the options that we have available to them.”
For further information
or to register your attendance, please visit: https://swcautomotive.eventbrite.co.uk
contact Barry O’Neill via email at barry.o’email@example.com or call
Barry on 07759839619.