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An Introduction to Oilfield Metallurgy

An Introduction to Oilfield Metallurgy

Description

The course is aimed at personnel who work in engineering, production and design, and who manufacture or supply engineering components. It will also be a useful introduction to the subject for new starter and graduate personnel.

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Apprentice Mentoring: Engineering the Next Generation

Apprentice Mentoring: Engineering the Next Generation

Description

Employing apprentices is a useful way to grow your business and plan for the succession of staff. To maximise the potential, a structured training programme delivered by a good provider is critical. Additionally a structured, in-house, support system of mentoring is equally as essential.

This will ensure that your apprentices have every opportunity to be successful in your business and contribute to your bottom line as quickly as possible.

Course aims

This programme will provide an understanding of what is included within the mentoring process for businesses employing apprentices. It will cover attributes required, the mentoring process and how to work with assessors.

Testimonial

"Thank you all for making today's session so successful, well done!
It is great to hear that everyone was so enthusiastic and realise the importance of supporting the apprentice scheme.
Your work today supports our future growth by investing your valuable times and skills in the development of our future skilled people."


Paul Clifford, Managing Director, Advanex Europe

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Carbon & Alloy Steel Metallurgy

Carbon & Alloy Steel Metallurgy

Description

This one day course has been developed for people with technical and engineering backgrounds working in or with the steel industry to help them gain an understanding of the metallurgy & processing of Carbon & Alloy Steels. The course focuses on basic metallurgical principles, primary & secondary steel making processes, how steels are specified & evaluated and matching grades to applications.

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Casting Design for Valves

Casting Design for Valves

Description

The course provides design engineers, production,
specification and procurement professionals with
an in-depth understanding of the opportunities and
constraints of a variety of casting processes. This
will enable businesses to manufacture or source
cast valve products to the most effective design.

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Combatting Corrosion

Combatting Corrosion

Description

The course aims to provide delegates with a full understanding of the principles of metallic corrosion and prevention mechanisms appropriate to a variety of applications.

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Failure Analysis

Failure Analysis

Description

Course Description:

Due to increasing demands imposed on high-performance metals and the disastrous and costly results of component failures, the need for designers and engineers to gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of failure investigation and analysis is essential.

This course will enable delegates to determine how and why a metal component has failed or fractured during service and identify means of detecting and preventing such failures in the future.

Who Should Attend?

Typical attendees of the course include designers and engineers from the metals, manufacturing and related industries.

Course Duration:

1 day

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Fundamentals of Metallurgy

Fundamentals of Metallurgy

Description

This course provides an introduction to the principle alloy categories and their applications.  It explains the properties of metals, how they are tested, how metal products are made and where they are used.

Professionals from all parts of your business who have little experience of metals or materials science. Directors, financial & legal staff, HR, marketing & sales, technicians

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Manufacturing Leaders Programme

Manufacturing Leaders Programme

Description

The Training Centre has been accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) giving you the reassurance that our programmes are of a high standard. By being right at the coalface of manufacturing and engineering we are offering a unique experience by combining this expertise with academic qualifications.

What is the programme about?

The programme is unique; it has been designed by industry experts to make it relevant for people in the manufacturing/engineering sectors.It gives a broad understanding of leadership principles through 11 modules, which include Developing Yourself, Conflict, Production Planning and Quality. We will bring in guest speakers and there will be optional industry visits to showcase best practice. You can study on a part-time basis over a year to gain your level 3 qualification.

Why should I do it?

You will gain a range of management skills that you can put into practice in your own role. By building your own leadership capabilities you will be able to motivate and engage teams and manage relationships more confidently.

Why would my employer want me to do it?

There are a lot of leadership courses out there, but this one has been specifically designed for the manufacturing/engineering sector so it is much more relevant. Your employer will get measureable results as you are assessed while you study, and the results can easily be transferred into your job role.

How much does it cost?

It costs £995 per candidate.

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Manufacturing Processes for Aerospace

Manufacturing Processes for Aerospace

Description

Delegates will be provided with a working
understanding of the range of manufacturing
processes used in aircraft production
(concentrating on metals). The objective
of the course is to facilitate and enhance
communications between departments within
aerospace supplier organisations and up and
down supply chains.

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Metallography & Microscopy

Metallography & Microscopy

Description

A one day training course that provides a comprehensive overview of the equipment and techniques used for sample preparation, optical and SEM examination. There is a strong focus on structural materials from nuclear applications and on the Post-Irradiation Examination of fuel elements.

The course aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the principles and practical applications of optical and scanning electron microscopy in the nuclear sector. Delegates will learn how to extract and prepare samples for metallographic examination and will gain an insight into the capabilities and limitations of optical microscopy and SEM.

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Metallurgy for Non Metallurgists

Metallurgy for Non Metallurgists

Description

The course aims to provide a sound understanding of the scientific principles of metallurgy and how to apply them to specify & process metals in an industrial context.

"NAMTEC ran the course for our sales and commercial teams. Every participant enjoyed the course and believed it to fulfil their own personal objectives. I believe it to have provided a good basic understanding of metallurgy, which will no doubt improve customer services, and ultimately lead to increased confidence in developing technical sales skills."

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Metals for Aerospace Applications

Metals for Aerospace Applications

Description

This course provides an introduction to the principal aerospace metals and their applications.  It describes their properties, how they are tested, processed and deployed in aircraft structures.

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Metals Processing & Manufacturing Technologies

Metals Processing & Manufacturing Technologies

Description

This course outlines the primary and secondary processing of the major industrial metals and the downstream processes used to engineer finished components.

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METTECH

METTECH

Description

“METTECH” is a coordinated programme of training courses intended primarily for technical staff who are routinely involved in the processing or testing of metals-based products. It is also suitable as technical background for staff in engineering and commercial functions.

Knowledge gained from the self-study manual and from each of the taught courses is assessed via on-line multiple choice examinations. Results from these will be aggregated and successful candidates will be issued with a University of Sheffield Certificate of Achievement, with a PASS (>40%), CREDIT (>50%), MERIT (>60%) or DISTINCTION (>70%). (Note that this does not constitute a formal, accredited qualification.)

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Non Ferrous Alloys

Non Ferrous Alloys

Description

A technical course describing the production, features and applications of Aluminium, Copper, Nickel & Titanium alloys.
 
The course will provide a full understanding of the characteristics of a range of commonly-used non-ferrous alloys, how they are produced and the industrial applications to which they are suited.
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Nuclear Materials

Nuclear Materials

Description

A one day training course that explains in some detail the origins, processing, specifications and key properties of stainless steels, titanium and zirconium alloys (Ti & Zr have very similar metallurgy). Also covered are the manufacture and in-service performance of UO2 fuel pellets.

The course aims to deliver an understanding of the technical characteristics of oxide fuels, containment and structural metals used throughout the nuclear sector.

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Nuclear Metallurgy

Nuclear Metallurgy

Description

A one day training course that provides an understanding of the fundamental principles of metals processing and performance in the nuclear sector.

The course aims to provide a sound understanding of the scientific principles of metallurgy and how to apply them to specify and process metals and alloys for applications in the nuclear sector. Some prior knowledge of metallurgical principles is assumed.

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Principles of Engineering Metrology

Principles of Engineering Metrology

Description

This one day awareness course delivers an understanding of the importance of a variety of measurement and inspection techniques as applied in general engineering. The fundamental principles of dimensional measurement are reviewed and explained in the context of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T). A full range of measurement techniques and associated equipment is described

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Principles of Heat Treatment

Principles of Heat Treatment

Description

This course outlines the basic metallurgical principles of heat treatment, the fundamentals of furnace design & operation and concludes with an explanation of testing & quality control procedures.

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Quality and Quality Control

Quality and Quality Control

Description

A one day training course addressing the key aspects of Quality from the perspective of engineering services and product manufacture.

The course aims to deliver a good understanding of the importance, culture and commercial relevance of quality management, quality assurance and quality control in an engineering environment. To provide delegates with a working knowledge of relevant tools and techniques so that they can be applied in the workplace.

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Stainless Steel Metallurgy

Stainless Steel Metallurgy

Description

A one day technical course covering all aspects of the production and use of a range of stainless steel alloys.

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Testing Techniques

Testing Techniques

Description

A technical course describing the techniques used to determine the mechanical properties of metals and for non-destructive testing (NDT) of structures and components.
 
The course explains the mechanical properties and testing procedures used for design, quality and the performance behaviour of metals.
 
It will provide an overview of the features and capabilities of nondestructive techniques used to detect surface and sub-surface defects in metal structures and components.
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AMRC Forum event

£31.20

Description

Our next Forum event is:

Opportunities and challenges in the automotive sector
Date: 28th September 2017
Venue: AMRC KTC

Attendance at AMRC Forum events is £26 plus VAT per person per event.

http://www.amrc.co.uk/pages/amrc-forum

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