Build A Plane


It’s one thing to see a plane in the sky, it’s another thing to believe that you are responsible for putting it up there! Daunting? Just a bit, but not for the community project, Petroc Build A Plane. The North Devon Campus has been the hub of this exciting project… Read More

North Devon Hospice Press Release

Students at Petroc College in Barnstaple are helping to support patients and families at North Devon Hospice after assembling a microlight plane as part of their Build A Plane project. Since November 2022, 7 students studying a range of A-Level and vocational courses have been working together with an experienced… Read More

A ‘Buggy’ in the Matrix

All projects face unforeseen problems. Ours was a delay in obtaining the kit, which is manufactured in Ukraine. While we were waiting we stripped down and rebuilt an off-road buggy. This gave everyone the chance to learn the fundamentals of: workshop disciplines and procedures, tool control, parts control and to… Read More

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