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Training and Education

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: pam@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 Duration Provider
Aluminium Metallurgy1 dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Cast Iron Metallurgy (Grey, SG etc)1 dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Certificate in CastingSix weeks over one year (planned)Institute of Cast Metals Engineers
Chemically Bonded Sands1 dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
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
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 Design1 to 2 daysInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Introduction to Health and Safety in the foundryOne dayInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Metal Forming, Casting and Processing TechniquesOne dayBlack Country Skills Factory
Metallurgy for non-metallurgists2 day courseInstitute of Cast Metals Engineers
Principles of Heat TreatmentOne dayBlack Country Skills Factory