Starting with Composites Level 2
Composites are widely used in many sectors including aviation, marine, renewables, construction and defence. This course is for anyone with no prior knowledge or limited knowledge of composites to help broaden their understanding of composite materials, processes and structures.
On successful completion of the workshop, you will be able to interact more effectively with the wider composites industry and have a good understanding of the impact of composites across different sectors and industries.
There will also be the opportunity to gain hands-on experience preparing composite moulds for wet lay-up. You will help in selection of the correct resins, fibres and materials to make a composite component.
The advantages and disadvantages of the wet lay-up process will be examined and the workshop will consider other processes in preparation for progression workshops or courses.
On successful completion of this workshop, you can progress to the Essential Composite Skills workshop where you will have the opportunity to build on your knowledge of the wet lay-up process and Resin Infusion Process.
These workshops have progression routes to the funded Level 2 and Level 3 short courses, or the Level 3 Composites Technician apprenticeship.
Training is part of the SMART SKILLS programme, funded by the European Social Fund, which aims to help Devon-based small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) businesses and the self-employed to identify skills gaps in their existing workforce and provide the skills training they need to become more resilient during this economic crisis and beyond and aims to support business now for the future. South Devon College is part of CSW’s network of training providers chosen to deliver the training in your area at no extra cost to your business. Funding is available for employed within industry or looking at career change including those that are unemployed looking at entering the sector.
If you have any enquiries about this course, please email Paul Singer: [email protected]
- You should have a genuine interest in this subject
What is a composite
Where are composites used
Resins, catalysts and fibres
Preparing a mould for wet lay-up
The structure of a composite material
Moulds and tools used
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
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