Year 10 Student Skills Week with Silverson Machines 13/02/17-17/02/17

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Do you have an enquiring mind?
Do you like to design and build things?
Are you competitive??
Silverson Machines is a world leader in the design and manufacture of industrial mixers. The head office and factory in Chesham is one of the most advanced of its kind, designing and building equipment that is exported all over the world. Silverson’s customers include brands such as Cadbury’s, L’Oreal, Coca-Cola, Heinz, Nestle, Carlsberg, The Body Shop and many more.
Proud pioneers of innovative technology, Silverson are passionate about investing in tomorrow’s engineers and as part of this have set an exciting engineering challenge for enthusiastic year 10 students. Selected students will work alongside the Silverson apprentices for 4 days to build a real machine based on supplied drawings, although tweaks and improvements will be encouraged! It is essential that applicants are resourceful, innovative, technical and practical. Once made, the machines will then be subjected to creative tests to ascertain which one is the most robust and/or performs best.
If you would like to apply to take part in this exciting CV-enhancing experience, please send an email to Andy Darby (, explaining why engineering appeals to you and why you would like to take part in this challenge.
Limited to 10 students only, apply NOW to secure your place!
Time: 09.00 – 3.30pm
Date:  13th February-17th February 2017
Location: Silverson Training Facility, Waterside, Chesham, HP5 1PQ

Terms and conditions: There is no charge for taking part. Steel capped boots and lab coats will be supplied. 10 places available. Closing date for applications Monday 23rd January 2017. There may be a telephone interview if required. All places to be confirmed by Friday 3rd February 2017. The management team’s decision on who takes part is final.