Eastleigh College Refrigeration and Air Conditioning students are the first in the country to benefit from high-end equipment, kindly donated by Blue Diamond Pump.
Thanks to Blue Diamond Pump, students at Eastleigh College will continue to train with excellent industry-standard equipment to enhance their skills and knowledge preparing them for their future career. The company’s high-end condensate pumps which are fitted with the latest technology, will give students confidence in using, fitting and fixing the equipment.
Gianpaolo Ruvolo, UK and European Sales Executive at Blue Diamond Pump, highlights the importance of supporting the next generation of engineers, “Students are working through the ranks and we’re keen to support local colleges and offer our products for them to train with and establish their knowledge.” Students will also benefit from testing and trying refrigeration and air conditioning equipment when they’re launched, increasing their knowledge of the latest products in the industry.
Shaun Creech, Lecturer in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning comments, “We’re very grateful for the support from leading suppliers in the industry which supports us in maintaining high-quality training to our students to produce the very best engineers. The equipment our students use is second to none and will give them the best possible start in their careers.”
Eastleigh College has been shortlisted for FE Week & AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2020 in recognition of our ambitious pathways and support for SEND learners to achieve economic independence.
Eastleigh College hosted a hustings ahead of this week's general election, giving students and apprentices the opportunity to hear from and question representatives from parties standing for the Eastleigh constituency. Paul Holmes (Conservatives), Sam Jordan (Labour) and Rob Meldrum (Green) attended the event along with ex Liberal Democrat MP, Mike Thornton, who represented local candidate, Lynda Murphy.