A Glimpse of the Future

In this video, from Rolls-Royce, students can see what it is like to work in a company that develops and manufactures high technology products. The video includes comments and descriptions from a group of young people visiting Rolls-Royce.

The video includes sections on:
* The manufacture of hollow titanium fan blades which are used in aeroplane jet engines.
* The assembly floor for the Trent 1000 jet engine in Derby.
* The Services Operations Centre which monitors the performance of thousands of jet engines in flight all around the world.
* The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, based at the University of Sheffield, where Rolls-Royce works in collaboration to develop new high technology manufacturing processes.
* Materials Solutions, one of the 8,000 companies which supply Rolls-Royce.

The video is an excellent way to illustrate just some of the career opportunities in a high technology engineering company.

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devilsponcho

Really useful resource for encouraging pupils to see engineering as a possible career. Planning to use it with my tutor groups in the future.