Training and Education
ICME Training and Education
Our aim is to support your professional development in the industry and a number of one day short courses and college-based programmes are available.
Diploma in Casting
This course will be for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of casting, technicians, supervisors - a small pilot group is meeting in the West Midlands using part-time blended learning delivery by industry experts, leading to EAL qualification and Eng Tech registration. Some grant support may be available.
The qualification can be used as the Technical Certificate (VRQ) for advanced apprentices - contact SEMTA Apprenticeship Service or ICME for more information.
Advanced apprenticeship in Casting - part-time blended learning delivery by industry experts. Pilot programme underway. Includes Diploma in Casting (EAL) and NVQs. Funding available.
ICME Certificate in Casting - 6 week taught programme to be delivered by industry experts over one year.
Foundation Degree in Casting (level 4 and 5), via blended learning using a combination of workshops and web-based delivery by Bradford College.
Short course on Casting Processes
Short courses aimed at users of castings, bespoke courses can be delivered in-company using industry experts - see below for examples or use the links to the right. Contact ICME for full details.
- 01 September 2014: Diploma in Casting
- 16 September 2014: 7-Epsilon short course - Zero defect manufacturing
- 01 October 2014: Chemically Bonded Sands
- 10 October 2014: Metallurgy for Non-metallurgists
- 22 October 2014: Greensand for Foundries