The NCC offers world-leading composites training, designed to re-skill and upskill teams and individuals across every sector to build composites capabilities in a range of disciplines.
Whether you prefer self-paced online learning, virtual classrooms, or in-person courses at our state-of-the-art facility, we have the right delivery method for you.
All of our courses have been developed by technical specialists and are delivered by experienced practitioners, covering a spectrum of subjects that suit a variety of levels of experience. Take a look at our courses below, including the next three upcoming sessions:
1. Introduction to Composites - Thursday 28th September 2023 @ NCC Bristol (1 day) - SOLD OUT
2. Intermediate Manual Pre-Preg - Tuesday 3rd and 4th October 2023 @ NCC Bristol (2 days)
3. Introduction to Composites - Tuesday 31st October 2023 @ NCC Bristol (1 day)
Explore our upcoming courses to boost your skills and knowledge, ensuring you stay ahead in your field. Each course page will detail what the training covers and the available delivery methods.
Read more about Hydrogen Awareness ModulesThe seven centres that make up the High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVM Catapult) have come together to create 'Hydrogen awareness: make it; move it; use it’, a series of open access online modules for all manufacturing sectors.
Read more about Training at NIACE, Belfast
Training at NIACE, BelfastThe NCC is bringing its world-leading capabilities in composites to the Northern Ireland Advanced Composites and Engineering Centre (NIACE), with a particular focus on working with SMEs and upskilling workforces to support the economic growth of the regional composite industry.
Read more about Intermediate Manual Prepreg Techniques
Intermediate Manual Prepreg TechniquesThis course is highly recommended for individuals and teams who are already producing prepreg parts and want to improve their processes and the quality of their finished products.
Read more about Introduction to Design for Composites
Introduction to Design for CompositesThis course will give you an understanding of the requirements that are important to consider in the composites world, along with a series of tools and techniques that will enable you to create robust concept designs for every new project you undertake.
Read more about Introduction to Manual Prepreg Techniques
Introduction to Manual Prepreg TechniquesDuring this course we'll give you the background knowledge you need to optimise your use of prepreg materials in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. We'll also teach you the techniques used by technicians and you'll have the opportunity to practice what you've learnt.
Read more about Introduction to Composite Mould Tool Production
Introduction to Composite Mould Tool ProductionThis is a highly practical course, which will teach you cost-effective ways of producing your own moulding from scratch. You'll gain the knowledge you need to produce quality parts and learn how to avoid common errors.
Read more about Composite Joining Principles
Composite Joining PrinciplesUse of the correct joints is vital to creating highly functional composite structures. We highly recommend this course for composite designers who want to improve their approach to bonding and joining composite materials ensuring better results.
Read more about Introduction to Composite Repair
Introduction to Composite RepairFuture legislation will dictate that you can't just discard composite components into landfill and the need to repair in order to extend life expectancy is set to increase even further. Repair of composites can be more complex than the repair of more traditional metallic components and, of course, there is always the need to regain structural integrity whilst maintaining functionality.
Read more about Composite Strength & Stiffness
Composite Strength & StiffnessIf you need to focus on improving the strength and stiffness elements of your composite designs this course will give you a knowledge of composite properties and an understanding of how each of the plies effect the global part.
Read more about Introduction to Automation for Composite Production
Introduction to Automation for Composite ProductionIf you're looking to implement automated processes into your existing composite manufacturing activities this course will give you the knowledge you need to explore and assess techniques to take your production to the next level.
Read more about Introduction to Resin Infusion Techniques
Introduction to Resin Infusion TechniquesIf you're a Technician who's new to composites manufacture using resin infusion this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to avoid common mistakes and safely produce better parts.
Read more about Introduction to Measurement & Inspection
Introduction to Measurement & InspectionAs an Engineer who is currently responsible for measuring and inspecting metalics and are now moving into the world of composites, this course will give you the tools and techniques you need to ensure that you understand the different challenges composites present and the techniques the require.
Read more about Introduction to Composite Materials
Introduction to Composite MaterialsIn this foundation level course we'll introduce you to the terminology, the materials, their properties & the production processes used in the composites industry.
Read more about Introduction to Sustainability in Composites
Introduction to Sustainability in CompositesThis course provides an introduction to how businesses can start thinking differently about their operation, products and production processes in order to meet new legislation and support the drive for change.