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.”
After careful planning, detailed risk assessment and subject to any further Government announcements Eastleigh College is extending onsite campus teaching, learning and assessment to more learners from 1 June. The College has remained open during the Covid-19 pandemic as staff have been providing a broad range of onsite and online services. Therefore this phased approach builds upon the onsite levels of service and support which has been available to learners identified as vulnerable, or the children of key workers since 23 March.
Eastleigh College is enjoying a period of unrivalled success across Hampshire as 16-18 student provision continues to go from strength to strength. Read more about our recent accolades including being recognised as the best college in Hampshire for 16-18 student achievement in the government’s recent national achievement rates, and our shortlisting for a tes award, in part, for our excellent GCSE resit results.