Torr Scientific has welcomed Zoe Batchelor who has joined as Accounts & Personnel Coordinator and Calvin Hatter who is TSL’s ICT apprentice.
Calvin, who attends Sussex Coast College one day per week, said: “This is an excellent opportunity for me to gain experience in IT and to learn about the UHV industry at the same time”.
Calvin will be attending Sussex Coast College one day a week and will be studying City and Guilds Level 3 in ICT Professional Competence. TSL’s Victoria Champion, Customer Service Coordinator, and Benjamin Groves, Production Engineer, also attend Sussex Coast College
once per week for The High Vacuum Technology training course designed for and in association with the high density of vacuum technology companies located in the Hastings and East Sussex area.
Sussex Coast College Hastings has developed the bespoke training course on Vacuum Technologies. This 11 week part-time course gives the opportunity for employees of local businesses to enhance their knowledge of the High Vacuum industry and its requirements; it is also delivered by a lecturer with a background in High Vacuum Equipment manufacturing.
The pilot course was started at SCCH Ore Valley campus on October 1st and has attracted 19 students from seven different local companies. The course covers a wide range of topics, from ‘what is vacuum?’ to methods of vacuum measurement, creation and application giving students an understanding of the theories behind the work they do.