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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Dates & Locations

11-13 December 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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16-18 July 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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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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4-15 February 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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11-22 March 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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13-24 May 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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10-21 June 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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15-26 July 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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9-20 September 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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21 October-1 November 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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18-29 November 2019 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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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 hydraulics including fault finding and diagnostics

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

This three-day introduction to hydraulics course is designed to give instruction and practice of components, circuit construction and fault finding techniques for hydraulics. Delegates will develop a practical knowledge of component identification, circuit design, function and systematic hydraulic fault finding techniques. This course is aimed at maintenance personnel, as well as individuals required to work with hydraulics.

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Dates & Locations

12-14 February 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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11-13 June 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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15-17 October 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Introduction to pneumatics including fault finding and diagnostics

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

This three-day introductory technical skills course is designed to give instruction and practice of components, circuit construction and fault finding techniques for pneumatics. Training will take place both in the classroom and workshop. The course is aimed at maintenance personnel and anyone who is required to work with pneumatic systems.

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27-29 November 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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15-17 January 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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12-14 March 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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25-27 June 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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24-26 September 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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3-5 December 2019 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Introduction to Proportional Hydraulics

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

This Course is aimed at employees who are familiar with basic hydraulic and electro hydraulic principles and are required to have a more in depth understanding of how proportional control systems work. It is a useful course to develop an understanding prior to operating, maintaining and programming PLC systems and will cover theory aspects as well as practical exercises to demonstrate the underlying principles.

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