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Directory of short courses for the castings industry

Below is a list of one day courses relevant to the castings industry. There are very few foundry specific courses available although ICME is working to improve this will employers presently - to find out more visit the ICME Short Courses page on this website or contact Pam on Tel: 0121 601 6979, email: tim@icme.org.uk

If you are interested in any of the courses please contact the course providers directly. (Please note, the content of the following courses has not been approved by ICME and companies or individuals wishing to take any of the courses listed are encouraged to contact the course provider for more information about course content and any accreditation that may exist).

Course providers seeking to obtain accreditation of the courses are invited to contact ICME for more information.

Note: in the table below DL = distance learning.

Course Title Start Date Duration Provider
Abrasive Wheels (Safety in the use of) College Cer08/05/2016One dayDudley Advance
Abrasive Wheels (Safety in the use of) College Cer31/01/2016One dayDudley Advance
Abrasive Wheels (Safety in the use of) College Cer18/11/2015One dayDudley Advance
Aluminium Casting Metallurgy03/11/2015One dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
CAD 3D - Introduction to Autodesk Inventor10/12/201503/03/2016Dudley Advance
CAD Intermediate12/04/201622/06/2016Dudley Advance
CAD Introduction08/12/201501/03/2016Dudley Advance
CAD Introduction15/09/201524/11/2015Dudley Advance
Certificate in CastingSix weeks over one year (planned)Institute of Cast Metals Engineers
CNC Introduction Part Programming10/12/201503/03/2016Dudley Advance
CNC Introduction Part Programming14/04/201623/06/2016Dudley Advance
CNC Introduction Part Programming15/09/201524/11/205Dudley Advance
Diploma in CastingTwo years, part-time blended learningInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Gravity Die Casting1 dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Greeensand Control for Casting1 dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Greensand for Foundries23/09/2015One dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Grey & Ductile Iron Metallurgy07/10/2015One dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Health and Safety - introductionFlexible - one dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
High Pressure Die Casting - introduction/tooling1 to 2 daysInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Introduction to Casting Design09/09/20102 daysInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Introduction to Health and Safety in the foundryOne dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Introduction to PLC Programming (Mitsubishi)14/04/201623/06/2016Dudley Advance
Introduction to Welding C&G Level 1 (TIG)07/01/201614/04/2016Dudley Advance
Metal Forming, Casting and Processing TechniquesOne dayBlack Country Skills Factory
Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists10/09/2015Two DaysInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Performing Engineering Operations Level 214/09/201520/06/2016Dudley Advance
Principles of Heat TreatmentOne dayBlack Country Skills Factory
Understanding Hydraulic Systems10/12/201503.03.2016Dudley Advance
Understanding Pneumatic Systems17/09/201526/11/2015Dudley Advance