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On the face of it, watching cars being crushed might not seem the best way of teaching youngsters about engineering. As part of National Apprenticeships Week school leavers have been to the Automotive Academy for a crash course. Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports.
Newbury students at Thatcham Motor Research Centre are taking part in National Apprentice Week.
The aim is to encourage more youngsters to take up engineering.
The centre is a leading facility in crash testing and repair technology.