Carrick students on the fast-track to technology industry skills

Automated test equipment manufacturer Yelo hosted an Science Festival event for Downshire High School and Carrickfergus College pupils.

Wednesday, 7th March 2018, 11:44 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th March 2018, 11:49 am
A member of the Yelo team demonstrating soldering to pupils.

The session at the company’s Trooperslane Industrial Estate factory focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects.

Pupils were challenged to build a buggy and make it race around the ‘Yelo track’.

During this process the young participants developed soldering, programming and software, and mechanical and electronic skills.

Pupils developing their STEM skills.

The event ended with a barbecue.

Yelo hosted a NI Science Festival event for Carrickfergus College and Downshire School pupils.
Soldering was among the skills developed during the Yelo-hosted event.
Pupils developing their STEM skills.
Yelo hosted a NI Science Festival event for Carrickfergus College and Downshire School pupils.
Soldering was among the skills developed during the Yelo-hosted event.