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BMW Donates State-of-the-art Engines

Vehicle maintenance students at Northampton College will be able to hone their skills on state-of-the-art equipment thanks to a generous donation of three engines from BMW UK.

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Two petrol engines and one diesel engine were handed over to the college by BMW to help train their apprentices, giving students the chance to work on up-to-date machinery and get to know the parts and mechanics used in modern vehicles.

Chris Allen, from the college’s Vehicle Maintenance and Repair department, said:

We are delighted with the new engines and extremely grateful to BMW Group UK and their logistics partner Great Bear Distribution for their generous donation. This will make a big difference for our students as it gives them the opportunity to work on modern engines.

The BMW 3 Series engines will be used by Level 2 and Level 3 students, preparing them for life in workshops across Northamptonshire.

Great Bear work closely with Northampton College on a tailored training programme, offering Great Bear employees the opportunity to complete an Apprenticeship programme in either Team Leading or Warehousing and Storage.