We are pleased to announce that for a limited time we are now able to offer our online courses FREE of charge.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are unable to teach face-to-face at the moment, however, we do have a number of courses available online with more in development. Please register your interest online or sign up to our mailing list to stay updated with which courses are available to study from home

Online Manufacturing Technology

An overview of common manufacturing processes for product realization, material selection, automation and disruptive manufacturing technologies.

Who should attend?

Suitable for anyone wishing to gain/improve their knowledge of manufacturing, modern manufacturing processes and their link to materials.
Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications but will require some technical knowledge.

Course Benefits
  • Improved knowledge of material selection.
  • Highlights processing considerations with respect to final product design, performance and cost.
  • Potential to improve the efficient use of time and materials.
Course programme
  • Overview of manufacturing
  • Material structure and properties
  • Casting
  • Powder metallurgy
  • Forming
  • Forging
  • Machining
  • Surface Treatments
  • Joining
  • Heat treatments and annealing
  • NDT
  • Introduction to Lean Engineering
  • Material and Process Selection
  • Including Common Engineering Materials
  • Future: The Latest Trends in Manufacturing Technology (including additive layer manufacturing), 4th Industrial revolution, Cyber Manufacturing Systems, the Smart Factory, internet of Things.
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.
Day 1: Wednesday 11th September
Day 2: Thursday 12th September
Day 3: Friday 13th September
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.

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