The development of current and future leaders for the casting and foundry industry, and its supply chain, is crucial.  Nurturing our employees is the key to the future development of the industry.  We have designed a suite of targeted leadership and management courses that will be delivered throughout 2022.

‘Coaching for Success’ is taking place on the 26th & 27th January 2022 at the ECMS, National Foundry Training Centre.

For further details and to obtain the booking form, please contact

Discounted course fee available for ICME Members at just £450 pp for the two-day course, including refreshments.  For non ICME member fee, contact the office.

Grant support is available towards the costs of the course, from the Tor Lodge and Applecross Trust – visit to contact the Clerk of the Trust for details and the application form, (also available from CMF & ICME offices).  Spaces on each course are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Course details – this practical 2-day coaching course is based on coaching as a fundamental part of staff development enabling individuals to learn, grow and reflect on their skills to share within the organisation.
Ideal for anybody who manages people or relationships and anyone seeking to improve their knowledge and understanding of how to improve your own performance and the performance within a team.
Some example topics covered during the course are: the psychology of getting a ‘Yes’, coaching and creative thinking, stages to achieve your end goals and ideal performance.

What you will learn by attending:

• Develop skills, behaviours and confidence for successful coaching
• How to understand the difference between coaching and mentoring, including the context and situations where coaching can be utilised
• Be able to use coaching as a personal and professional development tool
• Spend less time solving human process and behaviour issues
• Use coaching to become more proficient in your managerial role
• Gain confidence in your ability to effectively coach others
• Improve your interpersonal and problem solving skills

Contact ICME to secure your place.

All the ICME L&M courses have been designed to be applicable to any department or division within the casting, foundry industry and the associated supply chain, from marketing, sales and administration, to quality and technical.

Courses will:

  • Be focused and relevant to industry;
  • Link theory to practice ensuring that learning can make an impact;
  • Be engaging for those in attendance;
  • Include an ICME Certificate with allocated CPD hours for all delegates, (attendance on both dates will be required to complete the courses).
  • Be two days in duration, taking place on consecutive days
This course/webinar delivery is supported by the ECMS.  By booking onto the short course you are agreeing to share your data with ECMS and with the Training Provider. The ECMS will collect limited and specified personal information to enable it to deliver business support services, to comply with its funding obligations and to better understand its community so that it can meet the needs of clients with a view to continually improving services. For further information please view the ECMS Privacy Notice.

Future Courses – Full details and dates for these courses will be issued early in 2022.

Our additional upcoming leadership & management courses during 2022 include:

  • What does a successful manager look like?
  • How to work towards better performance?
  • Driving change management.
  • Preparing to manage and lead.

To register interest in any of our other upcoming courses you can send an email to