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The Engineering and Manufacturing industries have needed to adapt to the pressures of a globalised market through innovation, efficiency and technological excellence. With over 45 years’ experience in developing and delivering high quality Engineering training programmes, Training 2000 has helped many companies to remain competitive by creating a ‘World Class’ multi-skilled workforce.

Our Engineering Training Centres offer state-of-the-art facilities and are fully equipped with modern machinery, tools and equipment to develop up-to-date skills and techniques that meet with current engineering and manufacturing industry standards and legislation.

We deliver an extensive range of accredited courses in Technical Services, Electrical & Mechanical Maintenance, Welding & Fabrication, Manufacturing Processes and can develop bespoke skills improvement programmes to meet your specific requirements. We can also provide training at a location of your choice to maximise on productivity (subject to facilities and equipment available).

The Engineering team have all achieved nationally recognised qualifications in their specialist areas and have vast hands-on experience within the industry. Their expertise and knowledge is key to the delivery of our high quality training programmes.

We also specialise in delivering Engineering and Manufacturing Apprenticeships across a wide range of disciplines and will work in partnership with you to develop a programme to suit your needs.

18th Edition Wiring Regulations BS76712018 (City and Guilds 2382-18)

Duration: 4 ½ Days

Cost: £450 + VAT

This City & Guilds 2382-18 – 18th Edition Course is essential for anyone who works or is involved with electrical installations, especially those who work within the domestic and commercial markets.

This intensive 4 ½  day course is delivered in a class room environment and is purely theory based. It will guide you through the IET Wiring regulations breaking down each topic into easy to understand modules.

Modules covered include:

  • Scope, Object and Fundamentals
  • Definitions
  • Assessment of general characteristics
  • Protection for Safety
  • Selection and Erection of equipment
  • Inspection & Testing
  • Special Installations or locations


Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers

Level: Upskilling

Duration: 4 days

Cost: £600 +VAT

Delegates will learn about working with a PLC within an engineering and manufacturing environment.

The course will enable non electrical personnel to fault-find on systems incorporating PLCs, with upskilling which will save on down time and reduce unnecessary dependence on electrical staff.

We can make this course bespoke for your business requirements.

Basic Electrical Maintenance

Duration: 5 days

Cost: £750 +VAT


This course covers:

  • Identifying and using basic electrical components
  • Isolating and testing supplies in line with the requirements of the EaWR and GS 38
  • Using common electrical test instruments safely and efficiently
  • Reading typical electrical drawings
  • Reading motor rating plates
  • Identifying and connecting industrial motors.


Basic Mechanical Maintenance

Duration: 5 days

Cost: £750 +VAT


This course covers:

  • Bearings: Recognise defects
  • Remove a range of plain, ball and roller bearings
  • Select and correctly fit a range of bearings
  • Basic principles of Hydraulics Systems/ Mechanical devices Removing fitting and adjusting
  • Belt and Chain drive mechanisms
  • Shafts and couplings including alignment
  • Drive Keys
  • Clutches and gear systems.


Gas Cutting

Duration: 1 day

Cost: £150 +VAT


This course will cover:

  • Safe use of gas cutting equipment
  • Safe storage and movement of gas cylinders
  • Properties of associated gasses
  • Safety checks for gas cutting equipment to include regulators, FBA’s, hoses, torches and nozzles
  • Safe lighting up and shutting down procedures
  • Fire prevention procedures
  • Demonstrations of gas cutting techniques
  • Candidate participation in practical exercises.


Portable Appliance Testing (C&G 2377)

Duration: 2 days

Cost: £250 +VAT


This course will cover:

  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • The IEE Code of Practice for in-service
  • Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment


Principles of Measurement and Metrology Techniques

Duration: 1 day

Cost: £150 + VAT


This course will cover:

  • Measurement techniques and Principles
  • Measurement Equipment purpose and applications
  • Measurement Exercises
  • Sources of data
  • Recap and summar


PUWER 1998 Abrasive Wheels

Duration: 1 day

Cost: £150 + VAT

This course will cover:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act in relation to abrasive wheels
  • The provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Selection and inspection of grinding wheels
  • Mounting and dressing of grinding wheels
  • Fitting and adjusting safety devices and tools rests
  • Pre-use inspection of equipment
  • Protection from sparks dust and noise


PUWER 1998 Part IV Power Press

Duration: 1 day

Cost: £150 + VAT


This course will cover:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 in relation to power presses
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Safety devices including fixed guarding interlock guarding and light guards and tool settings
  • Duties of appointed person
  • Action to be taken by the employer to empower the employees
  • An understanding of noise within the workplace
  • Written assessment


Welding Principles

Duration: 3 days

Cost: £450 + VAT


This course will cover:

  • Safely set electrical conditions for MMA Welding and understand the principles
  • Understand the importance of selecting the correct welding electrodes
  • Identify weld faults and corrective action
  • Adequate candidate practice on all the above mentioned skills
  • Practice in SAFELY using TIG welding equipment
  • The correct method of setting up the equipment
  • The correct method of striking and breaking the arc
  • Depositing single weld runs in the flat position
  • Setting up and welding Tee joints and outside corner
  • The identification of common welding faults and corrective action
  • Adequate candidate practice on all the above mentioned skills
  • All points relating to the safe use of MIG Welding equipment
  • Understand the basic principles of Inert Gas Welding machinery
  • Deposit a single Butt Weld
  • Set up and weld Tee Joints and outside corner
  • Adequate candidate practice on all above mentioned skills





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