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Mobility Equipment Training Centre secures new contracts to train engineers

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Plymouth-based Mobility Equipment Training Centre has secured two new contracts to train engineers to install, service and repair a variety of mobility equipment.

The trainer-approved centre, which opened in 2018, has secured a contract with the Career Transition Partnership, a Ministry of Defence partnership which aims to help ex-service people find a new civilian career or job.

Hands-on courses cover the servicing, fault finding, repairs and maintenance of a various mobility items, incorporating mobility scooters, electric wheelchairs, stairlifts and ceiling hoists.

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Steve Whitmore, an army veteran, and owner of METC, said the firm’s target was to train people from all over the UK in all aspects the mobility industry, giving them the knowledge and skills to be employed or self-employed in the mobility sector.

Steve commented: “Since 2018 we have trained many engineers that have either started their own mobility businesses or found new employment within the mobility sector.

“We have also trained many people who already working in this sector giving them different skills.

“People have travelled to us from as far away as Scotland, Guernsey, Worthing, London, and the Isle of Wight, just to name a few places.”

Anyone interested in attending an METC course can call 0800 285 1956 or email courses@mobilityequipmenttraining.co.uk to find out more.

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