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

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are unable to teach face-to-face at the moment, however, we do have our Corrosion and Coatings Technology course available on line with more courses 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

Joining Technology

An understanding of a broad range of joining techniques including welding, riveting, fasteners and adhesives.

Technical Course

£300 per person

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Who should attend?

Suitable for anyone who is engaged in manufacturing processes related to joining technology.
Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications but will require some technical knowledge.

Course Benefits
  • Identify preferred joining techniques to be used dependent on both material selection and various in-service performance requirements.
  • Potential to improve the efficient use of time and materials.
Course programme
  • Properties of metals, polymers, ceramics and composites which influence joining process selection
  • Detailed review of key joining processes, including the following :
    • Welding - resistance, arc and solid state processes.
    • Adhesive bonding – both structural and non-structural adhesives.
    • Soldering and brazing.
    • Mechanical fastening techniques.
    • Combined processes e.g. weldbonding and hybrid laser welding
    • A review of a variety of in-service performance requirements
    • which dictate joining process selection.
    2 hour written exam.
Day 1: Tuesday 24th March
Day 2: Wednesday 25th March
Day 3: Friday 27th March
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.

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