Domestic appliances college opens in Birmingham

Post by The Commander on 30th March 2011 in

Domestic appliances college opens in Birmingham

A new training centre designed to provide engineers with a greater understanding of new advances in the domestic appliances market has opened in Birmingham.

The Samsung Digital Appliance Academy is a joint initiative between Birmingham Metropolitan College and Samsung Electronics. Students will be work with newly developed products including the latest washing machines and vacuum cleaners in order to provide them with a greater understanding of the new technologies being used in the industry.

Students on the course will work towards achieving a City & Guilds approved NVQ Level 2 qualification in Domestic Appliances.

Dr Christine Braddock CBE, principal and chief executive of Birmingham Metropolitan College, said: "Introducing the Samsung Digital Appliance Academy to a campus that already specialises in the delivery of engineering and new technology training shows how eager we are to support the professional development of workers from across these industries."

The first students are due to enrol at the academy in April.

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