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May 2014 training courses and new course details

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

CNC Machining & Setting:
06/05/2014 Vertical & Horizontal Milling - Fanuc 31i control - 2D programming

Metal treatment, Metallurgy & Toolroom:
01/05/2014 Stainless Steel Metallurgy
15/05/2014 Principles of Non Destructive Testing
20/05/2014 Introduction to Fatigue

Polymer / plastics:
07/05/2014 Injection Moulding - Appreciation Theory & Practice
12/05/2014 Injection Moulding - Technology Part 2
16/05/2014 Injection Moulding - Safe Mould Change Procedure (SMCP)
28/05/2014 Injection Moulding - Technology Part 1

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

June 2014 – course availability

Places are still available on these courses for June 2014:

Maintenance Multi-skilling & Production Setting:
10/06/2014 Factory Electrical Power Supplies

Welding & Fabrication:
26/06/2014 Tig Welding Improvers

New course - Casting Design

Improve your knowledge of design for casting in this new two-day course commencing from 2nd July 2014 with the ICME in West Bromwich. The course will be suitable for designers of castings and those involved in the specification of castings. The course assumes some basic knowledge of casting as a route to manufacture and the different casting processes. Book now!

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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