RAC looks to Barking and Dagenham college for new apprentices

PUBLISHED: 15:24 04 September 2015 | UPDATED: 16:58 04 September 2015

Six new RAC apprentices will be joining Barking & Dagenham College

Six new RAC apprentices will be joining Barking & Dagenham College

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An automotive service company has chosen a Barking and Dagenham College as a partner for the launch of its new apprentice patrol academy pilot.

The launch will see the RAC take on six new apprentices from Barking and Dagenham College.

They will spend two years in training to acquire the same skills as fully qualified RAC patrols by spending one day studying at the Rush Green campus on Dagenham Road.

Yvonne Kelly, acting Principal and CEO at Barking and Dagenham College, said: “We are delighted that the RAC has chosen us as their partner in their new academy.

“This area of East London has had links with the automotive industry for many years, so it seems fitting that the college is helping these young apprentices develop the high level technical skills they need for a successful career with such a trusted UK motoring organisation.”

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