Process Evolution in the Steel Industry

The course provides a general overview of the standard process routes required to transform raw materials into rolled steel and their respective history and evolution.


£100pp for Welsh businesses or employees living in Wales
£600pp for businesses or employees outside Wales

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£100 for Welsh businesses or employees living in Wales
£600pp for businesses outside of Wales

Register Now

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at people working in the steel industry or the steel industry supply chain who will benefit from a broad understanding of processes in common use in the steel industry. Typical delegates include technical and engineering personnel.

Course Benefits
  • After completing the module you should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the steel manufacturing process from raw materials to coil.
  • You should also have an appreciation of technological developments that have occurred resulting in the modern day technology used within steel manufacture.
  • This module will provide you with an overview of the advancing technology in the steel industry
Course programme
Section 1
  • Introduction and history of iron and steel production
  • Ore preparation
    • Coke production
    • Sinter and pellet production
  • The principles and practice of iron making & the Blast Furnace
    • Operating practice in relation to iron composition and modern developments in blast furnace operation.
  • Steel making
  • Steel university blast furnace eLearning simulation
Section 2
  • Development of tonnage steel making
  • Secondary steel making
  • Production of specialist steels
  • Steel university secondary steel making eLearning simulation
Section 3
  • Rolling
  • Refractories
  • Trends in the steel industry including recent developments
  • Revision session

comment If you would like to discuss specific content, then we can arrange an informal discussion with the course tutor.

This is an on line course so can be accessed anytime at your convenience. There is approx. 21-30 hours of course content to complete, depending on your knowledge of subject. There is a tutor who is assigned to the course who will answer any queries and hold tutorials if necessary, he is very approachable and where possible will find a convenient time that works for both of you
At the end of each section of the course there are a set of questions, they are to test your understanding and to contribute towards your final mark. At the end of the course you will be asked to submit a written assignment which will make up your final mark.
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