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April 2014 training courses

Places are still available on the following subsidised training courses for high value manufacturing companies in the Black Country for April 2014:

Maintenance Multi-skilling & Production Setting:

31/03/2014 - 01/04/2014 Basic Pneumatics (1 place left)
22/04/2014 17th Edition Wiring Regulations 
28/04/2014 Advanced Hydraulics

Welding & Fabrication:
14/04/2014 Aluminium Tig Welding
28/04/2014 Fabrication Skills

CNC Machining & Setting:
22/04/2014 CNC Machining - Heidenhain 530i/540i control - 2D programming

Metal treatment, Metallurgy & Toolroom:
01/04/2014 Mechanical Testing Techniques
03/04/2014 Understanding Drawing Tolerances
09/04/2014 Metallurgy for Non-metallurgists

Polymer / plastics:
07/04/2014 Injection Moulding - Technology Part 2
11/04/2014 Injection Moulding – Safe Mould Change Procedure
14/04/2014 Operational Support - Materials Appreciation
23/04/2014 Operational Support - Material Handling & Preparation
28/04/2014 Injection Moulding - Advanced Processing Techniques

Lean & Process Improvement:
03/04/2014 Specific Core Tools Training: Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) Training

Computer Aided Design:
AutoCAD 2D: Flexible learning (30hrs). Drop in Thursday's 10am-5pm
SolidWorks – Solid Modelling: Flexible learning (40hrs). Drop in Thursday's 10am-5pm

Course information and booking

Course costs: a subsidy of up to 30% is offered off the above courses. 

For more information or to book a place, please complete the online enquiry form under the respective course. Visit the Skills Factory website at and search by skills area under the ‘Current Bite-size Courses’ menu. 

Alternatively please contact Colin Parker - 07944 268709 / Jacki Lakin – 07944 268712 for an informal discussion.

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