Darlington College Receives Body Armour Equipment Donation From SafeGuard Clothing

SafeGuard Clothing has increased its support that gives local students a chance to explore innovative body armour with a new donation to Darlington College. The brand’s premium bullet resistant vest will be used to better illustrate a number of educational activities relating to safety for military and law enforcement personnel.

This will allow students to benefit from a more hands-on experience with safety equipment and improve their understanding of how body armour actually works. Darlington College is grateful for this donation as it enhances the quality of its courses and provides the best learning experiences possible.

The donation will allow students to learn about the newest in safety equipment technology that is becoming increasingly common in the U.K. and its intended uses.

Thomas Bowman, Communications Manager at SafeGuard, said: “We are pleased to work with Darlington College and assist in the improvement of their Public Service course. The donation of one of our premium vests aims to provide a more hands-on learning experience to students. Our brand seeks to establish long-lasting partnerships with local colleges in an attempt to promote awareness of students about industry best practices, safety equipment standards and mechanics”.

Darlington College Public Services department is very grateful to Safeguard Armour for the donation of the bullet proof vest. This equipment brings to life learning about safety in the classroom and its use will be reflective of the workplace environment for the aspirational careers that students have. 

Oliver Harrison (pictured), Level 3 Public Service student has worn the body armour during a team building role play scenario exercise stated “this helps make parts of the course more realistic”.

SafeGuard Clothing is a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of body armour and is involved in research and development for new materials to enhance the wearability of protective body armour for front line services. First-hand experience of using such police, military and security personnel level professional equipment will give students at Darlington College a unique opportunity to get used to the sort of protective clothing they will use when they embark upon their chosen careers.

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