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Metals Technology Certificate

AMRC Training Centre



The Metals Technology Certificate allows you to complete 6 of our metals courses for the price of 4. The individual courses would usually cost £2,400 together, but through the certificate, the courses total £1,600.


Detailed Description

It 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. 

To gain the certificate, you must complete any six courses of your choosing from the list below:

Carbon & Alloy Steel - 23rd - 24th Feb 2022 & 23rd - 24th Aug 2022
Combatting Corrosion - 29th - 30th March 2022 & 20th - 21st September 2022
Principles of Heat Treatment - 26th - 27th April 2022 & 25th - 26th October 2022
Testing Techniques - 17th - 18th May 2022 & 15th - 16th November 2022
Fundamentals of Metallurgy - 24th - 25th May 2022 & 22nd - 23rd November 2022
Non-Ferrous Alloys - 7th - 8th June 2022 & 29th - 30th November 2022
Metals Processing & Manufacturing Technologies - 14th - 15th June 2022 - 6th - 7th December 2022
Metallurgical Failure Analysis and Prevention - 21st - 22nd June 2022 & 13th - 14th December 2022
Quality & Quality Control - 28th - 29th June 2022 & 20th - 21st December 2022
Metallography & Microscopy - 5th - 6th July 2022 & 10th - 11th January 2023

All courses will be delivered online over two sessions on consecutive days.


You will be contacted within a few days of making the payment to confirm the courses you wish to attend.


Knowledge gained from each of the taught courses is assessed via 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).

Who should attend?

Although there are no formal entry requirements, it is recommended that candidates have GCSE grade A, B or C and preferably A levels in maths and physics/chemistry.

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