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

Manufacturing Technology

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

Technical Course

£300 per person

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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.
40% in class assessment
60% formal 2hr exam
Day 1: Wednesday 6th November
Day 2: Thursday 7th November
Day 3: Friday 8th November
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.

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