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 environments.

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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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Our courses

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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Dates & Locations

11-13 September 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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23-26 October 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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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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Dates & Locations

10-12 October 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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City and Guilds Level 1 MIG Compliant Welding

Duration
5 days
Members
£960 +VAT
Non Members
£1100 +VAT

This course is designed to enable candidates to demonstrate welding skills typically found in industry and associated underpinning knowledge to a level that will enable them to complete welded joints in simple welding positions.

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Dates & Locations

20-24 November 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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City and Guilds Level 1 MMA Compliant Welding

Duration
5 days
Members
£960 +VAT
Non Members
£1100 +VAT

This course is designed to enable candidates to demonstrate welding skills typically found in industry and associated underpinning knowledge to a level that will enable them to complete welded joints in simple welding positions.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Gas cutting (oxy/acetylene)

Duration
1 day
Members
£270 +VAT
Non Members
£320 +VAT

There are many different skills and techniques within the scope of hot working of metals, particularly in the field of cutting. One of the most well-known of these skills and techniques is through the use of Oxy/Acetylene cutters and burners. 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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Dates & Locations

14 September 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Gas safety

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

The use of inflammable and toxic gases combined with oxygen have long been an integral and commonplace part of welding and cutting techniques in industry. It is so widely used that sometimes people forget about the dangers which results in many people seriously injured or killed each year by the incorrect or careless use of oxy/fuel gas equipment.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Introduction to pipe fitting

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

This course is aimed at employees with no prior Pipe Fitting experience and will deliver an in depth understanding of pipe systems and operations as well as basic fabrication, installation and maintenance activities.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Introduction to TIG welding

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

This three-day practical welding course will give course delegates the skills and knowledge they need to produce welded joints using TIG welding equipment.
Through short classroom-based sessions and hands-on training in welding techniques, attendees will learn how to safely set up TIG welding equipment and to produce welds.
This course is suitable for maintenance engineers, engineers, and those who wish to use TIG welding equipment.
The course content can be used to support NVQ programmes.

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Dates & Locations

05-07 September 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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27-29 November 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Welding - Oxy-Acetylene

Duration
1 day
Members
£250 +VAT
Non Members
£300 +VAT

This one-day practical welding course will give delegates the skills and knowledge required to produce welded joints using oxy-acetylene welding equipment. Through short classroom sessions and hands-on training in welding techniques, the course will enable delegates to safely set up oxy-acetylene welding equipment and to produce welds. It is ideal for maintenance engineers, engineers and those who wish to use oxy-acetylene welding equipment. The course content can be used to support NVQ programmes.

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Welding appreciation for managers

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

There are many different skills and techniques within the scope of hot working of metals in the broad skill field of welding. Each one of the many and varied welding techniques calls for some specialised skills and each one has its own set of significant risks attached.

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Dates & Locations

9 October 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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