Students praised for engine design
APPRENTICES from Defence Munitions Gosport have taken part in a '˜Scrapheap Challenge' style competition.
The 18Â apprentices were tested on their flair for manufacturing and ability to work as a team.
The competitors were provided withÂ a budget of Â£200 andÂ given the remit of '˜designing a product that is interactive and relates to science, technology, engineering and mathematics'Â (STEM).
This year's competition was won by students Matthew Harrison, Ashley Biginton, George Ballard, Joe Salmon and Thomas Brading.
The team impressed the judgesÂ Â with their V2 piston engine design.
The '˜Phase Wars' competition is hostedÂ annually at Fareham College's Centre ofÂ ExcellenceÂ for Engineering.
Lynn Wilkinson-Berry, from Defence Munitions, said: '‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'Competitions like these are not only enjoyable forÂ our apprentices butÂ theyÂ provide an excellent way for studentsÂ toÂ build teamwork andÂ confidence.'