08 Jan Introduction to Casting: bite-sized courses for new recruits, non-technical staff and support staff

ICME are offering a new bite-sized course – Introduction to Casting

Who is the course for? This course is for new recruits to the industry and operators who want to have a basic overview of the casting process.  The course would also suit non-technical staff who would like an appreciation of the casting process, such as administrators and HR professionals, as well as support staff in foundries.

Venue:     National Foundry Training Centre, Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills, Tipton Road, Tipton, West Midlands DY4 7UW                                                          

Course duration: One day (09.30 – 15.30)

An ICME course attendance certificate will be issued to all attendees.

 Course includes:

  • What is casting – introduction to the process and some terminology
  • Process steps in making a casting
  • Some different casting processes
  • Where are castings used – some applications for castings
  • The global casting industry

Other courses in the introductory series include:

 1.2          Introduction to Sand Casting

1.3          Shell moulding and Core-making using Shell

1.4          Gravity and Low-pressure Diecasting

1.5          High Pressure Diecasting

1.6          Investment Casting – the basics

1.7          Casting Finishing Techniques

Price:    £150.00 per delegate (Plus VAT) Price includes a Sandwich lunch and all refreshments.

For more information on available dates and to secure your place: contact ICME on 0121 752 1810.

Help with the course fees and expenses for individuals from foundries or suppliers may be available from the Tor Lodge and Applecross Trust.  The Trust are able to offer grants of typically 50% towards the cost of this course; they can also support with travel & accommodation costs –   www.torlodge.org.uk

Angela Mason
Angela Mason