Introduction to Materials Engineering

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

Materials Resources

This course provides an introduction into the different the extraction and utilisation of many common materials as well as covering the environmental aspects of extracting these materials.

Manufacturing Technology

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

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

Corrosion and Coatings Technology

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.

Joining Technology

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

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.

Practical Metallurgy

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.

Arc Welding

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

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.

Introduction to Materials Testing in a Manufacturing Environment

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.

Introduction to CAD, 2D & 3D

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

The Testing of Fabricated Assemblies

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.

Energy and Power

This course is designed to guide attendees through the main concepts of electrical power generation and use. At the end of this course attendees should be able to demonstrate an appreciable understanding of design elements of a steam and gas power station considering efficiency and power losses.

Advanced Imaging and Materials Characterisation Techniques

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

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.