Blackburn College implements hydrogen vehicle training for students

Blackburn College has become the ‘first’ further education centre in England to provide hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) training to students.

The college unveiled its hydrogen-powered, fully interactive Toyota Mirai training rig, giving students and other members of the region’s automotive industry practical, hands-on experience to prepare them for the increase in demand for alternative vehicles.

The training solution is the latest addition to the college’s Hybrid Electric Automotive Training (HEAT) facility, which opened a year ago (2022), and it’s dedicated to developing and delivering training to bridge skill gaps for greener vehicle technologies such as hybrid, electric and now hydrogen.

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