This week, TAFE Western celebrated the handover of around $200,000 worth of heavy vehicles equipment for the training and up-skilling of students and apprentices in a number of teaching areas at TAFE Western’s Dubbo College.
The donations have been made by industry partners Cummins, Cadia Mine and Siding Spring Observatory at ANU. The handover will take place at TAFE Western’s Dubbo College at the Narromine Road Campus on Monday, 21 November 2011 at 11:30 PM.
Kate Baxter, Institute Director said that she was proud to have equipment such as this to give students in Western NSW the very best opportunities.
“Having the opportunity to work and learn in a hands-on environment on the most up to date equipment allows our students and apprentices to become work ready upon completion of their training,” she said.
“I would like to thank and acknowledge the companies that have made these donations to TAFE Western - Cummins, Cadia and Siding Springs Observatory at ANU. We value our partnerships with these organisations and look forward to continuing to work together to provide the best possible training for apprentices in western NSW.”
Included in the donations is a diesel engines, a common rail engine, a mining engine, a power generation system and other equipment. The equipment will allow teachers to train students and apprentices in the latest technology in emissions, fuel injection and diagnostics, as well as engine adjustments and power generation systems set up.