Introduction to Composite Materials: Theory & Practical

Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021

If you're entering the world of composites and want to improve your core knowledge, this course will give you a better understanding of the fundamentals.

This is a foundation level course where we will introduce you to the basics of composites, their composition and how they're manufactured. You'll reinforce your knowledge as you get hands-on with some materials and make your own part.

What we'll cover

  • Defining the term 'Composite'
  • The Properties of fibres and resins
  • Different types of resin system and reinforcements
  • Room and elevated temperature resin systems
  • Identifying and comparing weave styles
  • The benefits of composites to build components
  • Types of manufacturing processes
  • Fibre orientation and core materials

Who should attend

We recommend this course for individuals or groups who are new to composites


  • 1 day


  • Individuals: £300
  • Closed Course (up to 10 people): £2,400

Get in touch

To find out more about this course or to discuss your training needs with us, please email




National Composites Centre
Bristol and Bath Science Park
Feynman Way Central
Emersons Green
BS16 7FS

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