Courses

Courses
Introduction to Materials Engineering
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.
Materials Resources
The materials resources 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
The manufacturing technology course provides an overview of common manufacturing techniques and methods as well as covering some of the technical aspects associated with these techniques.
Environmental Impact and Sustainability
With focus on the environment ever increasing and legislation rapidly changing it is becoming more important to understand the influence industry has on the environment.  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. A good understanding will also be gained of corrosion protective coatings and the technology used to apply them.
Joining of Sheet Steel Products
Joining methods are widely used throughout manufacturing. This course offers an education in the principles of a broad range of joining techniques are covered in this course including welding, riveting, fasteners and adhesives.
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, a review of the destructive and non-descructive testing techniques used to assess weld quality.
Design for Reliability
This three day 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 the interrelationship between material properties at the atomic, microscopic and macroscopic scale 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 three day 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.

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.