New School gets brand-new cars from BMW (Bornem)

VTI Lier trainees can have fun with transformers

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Bornem/Lier

At the BMW Group Belux training center in Bornem, 7 schools were offered the secrets to a brand-new BMW or MINI on Thursday. BMW wishes to present the trainees of these schools to the current automobile innovation and make more youths thinking about technical training. In 2 years, the cars and truck maker supplied thirty brand-new cars to the school, worth around 1.5 million euros.

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There were absolutely nothing however delighted faces from the instructors and directors of the professional schools who checked out the BMW Group Belux training center in Bornem on Thursday. They likewise got the secrets to a brand name brand-new BMW or MINI from their regional dealership. Various designs were flashing in the car park, even a couple of convertibles. “We do not do automobile choice,” states BMW’s technical training organizer Charles Deboeck, “which occurs at the head office in Munich. By the method, it’s more than contributing an automobile. We offer assistance to schools and supply total technical info.” Deboeck likewise had excellent news for schools, due to the fact that from next year BMW will likewise offer bikes to technical schools.

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This summertime, 130 instructors and trainees from 300 technical schools from all over Belgium were visitors at the BMW Summer School, where they got insight into the current technological devices. “Partnering with schools is a great deal,” states Deboeck. “In this method trainees and instructors can begin with brand-new didactic products and at the exact same time the market gets trained trainees who can begin rapidly.”

VTI Lier

One of the schools that got BMW is VTI from Lier. “Of course we are really pleased with this cars and truck”, states trainer Erik Moyens of VTI. “It’s not practically the automobile, however we get all the details. This is in between having the ability to look for technical information, having the ability to determine, getting details about all the brand-new parts, brand-new understand how knowing, it’s incredible that you get that as a school.

Charles Deboeck, Laurent Smets of BMW Patrick Smets, Stijn Van der Auwera, Erik Moyens, Peter Dillen and Stefan Serneels in the new BMW VTI Lier.

Charles Deboeck, Laurent Smets of BMW Patrick Smets, Stijn Van der Auwera, Erik Moyens, Peter Dillen and Stefan Serneels in the brand-new BMW VTI Lier. © Guy Delforge

” We are a school with about 450 trainees in technical and employment education”, states Stefan Serneels, technical director of VTI. “The cars and truck stays the primary education within our school, it has actually likewise grown recently. Within the brand-new curriculum, youths can get initial training through an electrical course and there are extremely couple of trainees who select this thoroughly. This is likewise reasonable when you see lots of cars more electrical ones are coming.”

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