Technical skills training

Our Technology Training Centre in Aston, Birmingham is a new state-of-the-art facility, designed to be the perfect environment to learn how to safely use the machinery and equipment commonly found in manufacturing and engineering environment.

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All our courses can be delivered at your site, using your own equipment and working methods, at a time to suit; including evenings, night shifts and weekends.

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BS4872 MMA Compliant Welding

Duration
3 days
Members
£800 +VAT
Non Members
£940 +VAT

This course has been designed to meet the practical skills approved by the British Standards Institute and is ideal for anyone who has already achieved the relevant practical skills or appropriate experience to undertake MMA welding tasks competently and safely to the BS 4872 standard.

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Practical industrial electrical course for engineers

Duration
10 days
Members
£1417 +VAT
Non Members
£1668 +VAT


The days of one man one job in industry are now long gone and there is a strong need to have maintenance engineers that are capable of many diverse skills. As there is a heavy reliance of electrically powered machinery and systems it is essential that maintenance engineers and technicians have a good, basic understanding of electrical theory and regulations as well as the practical skill essential to carry out electrical work safely in a work environment. This ten-day course adopts a practical approach to enable delegates to gain a working knowledge the of electrical control systems and focusses on developing the electrical skills and knowledge needed by those who have been employed in a mainly mechanical environment.

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1 - 12 October 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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15-26 October 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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5-16 November 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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18th edition wiring regulations City and Guilds level 3 award

Duration
4 days
Members
£499 +VAT
Non Members
£580 +VAT
Price arrangement
this price includes a £60 exam fee.

This four-day course at our Technology Training Centre in Aston, Birmingham provides delegates with a robust understanding of the IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2018 and how this standard applies to electrical installations. It is aimed at electricians and allied professionals, such as surveyors, consultants and trades, who need to update and enhance their understanding of The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) wiring regulations.

By completing the course, attendees will develop their skills and knowledge to the high national standard recognised by the electro-technical industry.

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Dates & Locations

22-25 October 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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26-29 November 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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10-13 December 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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18th Edition Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2018 City and Guilds level 3 update

Duration
1 day
Members
£195 +VAT (price includes a £60 exam fee)
Non Members
£210 +VAT (price includes a £60 exam fee)

This one day course at our Technology Training Centre in Aston, Birmingham provides delegates with an update of the regulations from 17th Edition Amendment 3 to the latest version of the IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2018

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Dates & Locations

22 Oct 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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26 Nov 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Advanced Fluid Power Using PLC Control

Duration
3 days
Members
£533 +VAT
Non Members
£615 +VAT

Many industrial fluid power systems require a fine degree of control, whilst still providing the required forces. Typically these types of systems are controlled by computers and some of the finest levels of control are through using PLCs to precisely control hydraulically powered actuators. The principles used to control the fluid power are used with sensor technology and PLC Programming in this course to provide a good level of understanding of Fluid Power and PLC system can work together.

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Advanced Robotics

Duration
3 days
Members
£600 +VAT
Non Members
£685 +VAT

There are many diverse applications of Robots within industry, all of which will require some form of adjustments and reprogramming to be carried out. This could be as a result of maintenance activities, failures or task changes to the system. This course will provide those delegates with a basic level of understanding and experience of Industrial Robots to the more advanced techniques required for the operation, programming and control of more complex robot systems found within industrial settings.

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Dates & Locations

22-24 October 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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Banksman and Yardshunter training

Duration
1 day

This one-day course teaches delegates about the safe passage of reversing vehicles in confined spaces. It combines classroom-based learning with practical exercises to help delegates learn to identify on-site dangers. This course is aimed at yardsmen, yardshunters, banksmen, traffic controllers and depot supervisors. By completing this course, delegates will meet the legal requirements under the Health & Safety At Work Act and Workplace Transport Safety HSG 136. This course is run by an accredited instructor.

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Bench fitting

Duration
4 days
Members
£778 +VAT
Non Members
£865 +VAT

This practical hands on training course is designed to give delegates the required skills, theory and practice of bench fitting techniques. Within this four-day workshop delegates will work from drawings and measure and produce components.

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Dates & Locations

22-25 October 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Brazing

Duration
1 day
Members
£275 +VAT
Non Members
£320 +VAT

This one day course seeks to give delegates the necessary training to ensure that they can operate safely and effectively in this particular technique.

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Brazing using TIG and MIG

Duration
1 day
Members
£275 +VAT
Non Members
£320 +VAT

This one day course seeks to give delegates the necessary training to ensure that they can operate safely and effectively in this particular technique.

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Bridging Maths for HNC D in Engineering

Duration
10 days
Members
£400 +VAT
Non Members
£400 +VAT

If you want to study for an HNC in Engineering but lack the necessary maths qualification (A Level maths or merit in BTEC Level 3 maths) this ‘bridging’ course will give you the skills you need to enrol on the course.

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BS4872 MIG Compliant Welding

Duration
3 days
Members
£800 +VAT
Non Members
£940 +VAT

This three-day practical, hands-on welding course is designed to give delegates the skills and knowledge they need to produce welded joints using MIG welding equipment. Through short classroom sessions and practical training in welding techniques, delegates will be able to safely set up MIG welding equipment and to produce welds. This course is suitable for maintenance engineers, engineers, and those who wish to use MIG welding equipment.

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