Courses

Courses
Introduction to Materials Engineering

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

Introduction to materials provides an insight into the world of materials engineering and gives an overview of both physical and mechanical properties of different materials.

Practical Metallurgy

credit_card £350 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course provides the attendee with the practical abilities to carry out sample preparation and testing as well as the theoretical knowledge to interpret results.

Energy and Power

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course is designed to guide the student through the main concepts of power generation via heat and electricity. Scientific concepts will be backed up using real life examples taken from a typical power generation plants.

Corrosion and Coatings Technology

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the world of corrosion, the electrochemical mechanisms and methods for preventing corrosion such as protective coatings and the technology used to apply them.

Advanced Composite Materials

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course is designed to provide an introduction into the manufacture and repair of advanced composite materials. The course uses well established methods as practiced in the Aerospace industry as well as other sectors. It begins with an introduction into advanced composites materials including the resins & fibres in normal use and moves into the H&S of composite materials including safe handling.

Manufacturing Technology

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course provides an overview of common manufacturing processes for product realization, material selection, automation and disruptive manufacturing technologies. The role of additive manufacturing, sustainability, and benefits of modelling and certain software packages that complement manufacturing will be explored.

Environmental Impact and Sustainability

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course provides an education into current legislation and the influence industry is having on the environment.

Arc Welding

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

The course provides a description of key arc welding processes, an understanding of the effects of the welding process on microstructural development and a review of the testing techniques used to assess weld quality.

Design for Reliability

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course provides an overview of practical aspects of reliability engineering methodology and unfolds ways to achieve highly reliable and cost-effective systems demanded by today’s market.

Pressurised System Design

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course is designed to provide an overview of the design pressurised systems using established design methods and techniques. The course teaches generic transferable skills that are applicable across the field of pressurised systems.

Introduction to Materials Testing in a Manufacturing Environment

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

Gain an understanding of material properties and review the wide range of test methodologies that have been developed to accurately measure the properties of each group of materials.

The Testing of Fabricated Assemblies

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course details the scientific background associated with the destructive and non-destructive testing techniques currently deployed for metal, ceramic, polymer and composite assemblies, in a variety of market sectors.

Joining Technology

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course provides a detailed review of the welding, mechanical fastening, adhesive bonding and brazing of metals, polymers, ceramic and composite materials.

Advanced Imaging and Materials Characterisation Techniques

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This module will shape your understanding of the principles of microscopy and spectroscopy by exploring your subject from atoms to applications.

Introduction to CAD, 2D & 3D

credit_card £300 | date_range 3 days plus assessment

This course is designed to give an overview into ComputerAided Design (CAD) using both 3D & 2D design methods. The skills learned are generic and easily transferable to any modern parametric CAD system.

Company training courses

We are able to tailor and even develop modules around companies general products and processes. If there are specific technical training needs please get in touch to discuss opportunities. Examples include a course for Tata Steel on coke oven by-product treatment and an electroplating course for the Royal Mint.