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Training and Education

Training and education

A list of colleges that offer courses directly relevant to the castings industry is shown to the right of this page

Click on each for more information about the programmes offered.

Diploma in Casting - this course for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of casting, technicians, supervisors - regionally based, part-time blended learning delivery by industry experts leading to EAL qualification and Eng Tech registration. Some grant support may be available.

Advanced apprenticeship in Casting - West Midlands region, part-time blended learning delivery by industry experts (pilot programme underway). Includes Diploma in Casting (EAL) and NVQs. Funding available.

Advanced apprenticeship in Casting - Kent region, part-time, blended learning delivery by industry experts and partners. Includes Diploma in Casting (EAL) and NVQs. Funding available. Diploma can also be studied as a standalone course with monthly tutorial sessions.

ICME Certificate in Casting - 6 week taught programme to be delivered over one year - Scotland.

Foundation Degree in Casting (level 4 and 5), via blended learning using a combination of workshops and web-based delivery by Bradford College

Further contacts may be found in the links section. The list is not exhaustive so contact ICME if you cannot find what you are looking for.

Further information: In addition the UCAS web site (www.ucas.co.uk) gives information of all courses available at colleges and universities including degrees, further and higher education courses and short courses.