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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Dates & Locations

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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Our courses

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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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.

Crane driving and slinging

Duration
1 day

This one-day practical course is designed to give new and existing crane drivers, slingers and other concerned parties, confidence in the safe operation of cranes and tackle. This training programme meets the requirements under Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) and Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER). By completing this course, delegates will meet the legal requirements under the Health & Safety At Work Act 1974.

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EAL Level 3 Certificate in Robotics and Automation

Duration
8 weeks
Members
£7200 +VAT
Non Members
£7600 +VAT

EEF is proud to be one of the only providers who is able to offer the new EAL Level 3 Certificate in Robotics and Automation. This qualification covers the knowledge, understanding and practical skills involved with robotic and automation engineering within a manufacturing environment.

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Dates & Locations

Cohort 1:
14th January (ROB3-04 & ROB3-07), 11th February (ROB3-01), 25th March (ROB3-03 & ROB3-05), 15th April (ROB3-02a & ROB3-02c), 29th April (ROB3- 02b), 3rd June (ROB3 -06), 24th June (ROB3-08), 1st July (ROB3-09 & ROB3-10)

Cohort 2:
28th January (ROB3-04 & ROB3-07), 4th March (ROB3-01), 8th April (ROB3-03 & ROB3-05), 13th May (ROB3-02a & ROB3-02c), 20th May (ROB3- 02b), 10th June (ROB3 -06), 22nd July (ROB3-08), 5th August (ROB3-09 & ROB3-10)
EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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