Training

Manufacturers are required to work to maximum capacity or risk losing their market share in today's fast-paced, competitive marketplace.  For a plant to achieve full potential its technical staff need to possess and apply high levels of mechanical, electrical, fabrication and other specialist competences.

If you cannot find the training information you require by searching our courses outlines or downloading our Course Calendar then please contact us on 024 7663 0333 / enquiries@mgts.co.uk

Bookings & Payments

Open courses may be booked online by clicking 'Apply Now' on your chosen course and completing the Training Enquiry Form; by emailing bookings@mgts.co.uk / kendrick@mgts.co.uk or by calling 024 7663 0333. We will require purchaser contact details and candidate details including any particular dietary requirements. Bookings must be confirmed with a purchase order prior to the delivery of the training or assessment event. New customers will be required to complete a new customer account form to enable us to set up a credit account. Payment by BACS is supported and MGTS will provide account details on request. Customers will be invoiced on completion of the event and standard terms are 30 days unless agreed in advance. Payment by credit card is accepted on booking or at commencement of the event by prior agreement.

Cancellation Policy

Where courses are under subscribed MGTS may cancel or re-arrange a course at their discretion. Customers will be notified no later than 10 working days prior to the planned commencement date. MGTS accepts customer cancellations without charge up to 7 days prior to commencement of training. Cancellation less than 7 days will incur a 50% course fee. Transfers to alternative course dates will not incur any additional charge to the customer.

Latest Courses

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  • Multi-skilling
  • Health and Safety
  • Developing
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  • Skills 4 Growth

  • Health and Safety


    Abrasive Wheels

    WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

     

    All employees who are required to change Abrasive Wheels on various types of grinding equipment

     

    The course is designed to give up-to-date statutory information on the latest legislation - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 as applied to Abrasive Wheels

     

    The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that information and training of workers in the correct handling and mounting of abrasive is necessary to reduce the risk of bursting.

     

     

    PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

     

    On completion of the programme, participants will:

     

    • Have an understanding of the applicable PUWER Regulations

    • Be able to apply safe methods of mounting and working with abrasive wheels in general.

       

       

       

      THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:

       

    • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

    • Handling, Storing and Transportation of Abrasive Wheels

    • Marking, Testing, Inspection and Balancing of Abrasive Wheels

    • Correct Mounting of Abrasive Wheels

    • Dressing and Adjustment of Rests

    • Hazards Connected with Abrasive Wheels

    • Personal Protective Equipment Regulations

      • The Employer’s Duties

      • The Employee’s Duties

    • DVD - “Safe and Effective Grinding”

       

      Companies should check that their employees also receive instruction in all the particular wheels used in their workplace

       

      A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to delegates who satisfactorily complete the course.

       

       

      DURATION:

       

      1 day


  • Health and Safety


    Manual Handling

    WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

     

    This course is designed for individuals who are required to carry out safe manual handling of goods in the workplace.

     

     

    PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

     

    By the end of the programme, delegates will be able to:

     

    ·         Know of both their own and the company’s responsibilities under legislation

    ·         Become aware of potential hazards and actions putting them at risk

    ·         Understand and develop safe working practices

     

     

    THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:

     

    ·         Current legislation related to manual handling including assessing risks

    ·         Types of injuries

    ·         Kinetic methods of lifting

    ·         Lifting from a variety of different situations i.e. shelves, pallets, ground, vehicles and tables or to suit individual customers working environments

    ·         Actions which put you most at risk

    ·         Estimation of weights to be lifted

    ·         Personal Protective Equipment

    ·         Manual movement of heavy loads

    ·         Practical exercises

     

     

    DURATION:

     

    ½ day


  • Developing


    ILM Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading

    This Apprenticeship Programme has been developed to provide an understanding of the roles, functions and responsibilities of a new or aspiring team leader, as well as developing practical motivational and day-to-day leadership activities. Learners also have the opportunity to develop their interpersonal skills to improve their handling of relationships in both everyday work and life situations. Training days are delivered at 6 week intervals to enable delegates to consolidate the learning through assignments and gather evidence for their NVQ portfolios (where applicable), which are assessed throughout the programme.

    Subjects covered:

    Health & Safety Procedures

    Communication

    Manage Personal Performance

    Principles of Team Leading

    Lead & Manage a Team

    Understanding Business

    Develop Working Relationships

    Manage Conflict

    Manage Team Performance

    Manage Individual Performance

    Functional Skills Level 1 - English, Maths & ICT (if not already achieved)


    Cost - Levy paying Companies £1500, Non-levy paying Companies £150 + vat




  • Multi-skilling


    Introduction to Siemens PLC



    Tia Portal - V13 Siemens S7


    WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

    Maintenance engineers who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of PLCs integrated into electrical control systems

     

    PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

     By the end of the programme, participants should be able to:

    • Work safely on modern industrial electrical / electronic equipment

    • Understand how PLCs are incorporated in modern automated systems

    • Interpret ladder logic programmes

    • Identify, understand and deal with faults from PLC driven circuits


    THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:

     

    Day 1 

    Day 2

    Day 3


    ·        Identification of the
    PLC hardware

    ·        How to navigate through
    the programming package

    ·        How to communicate to
    the PLC

    ·        Understanding physical I/O

    ·        Creating I/O tags and watch

    ·        Interpreting bit instructions

    ·        Understanding the ladder logic structure



    ·        Interpreting timer
    instructions

    ·        Interpreting counter instructions

    ·       Downloading and uploading programmes

    ·       Forcing and toggling I/O

    ·       Understanding the online programme edits

    ·       Troubleshooting digital I/O

    ·       Fault finding on PLC driven circuits




    ·       Scaling analogue inputs from a range of sensors

    ·        Interpret scaled values to control outputs

    ·       Create programmes to speed control ac motors via an inverter


     Delegates will gain knowledge and experience through ‘hands on’ practice as well as discussion and demonstrations.

     

    ASSESSMENT:

     Internal written and practical assessment

     

    DURATION:

     3 days



  • Multi-skilling


    Introduction to Allen Bradley PLC



    STUDIO 5000 - Logix Designer


    WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

    Maintenance engineers who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of PLCs integrated into electrical control systems

     

    PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

     By the end of the programme, participants should be able to:

    • Work safely on modern industrial electrical / electronic equipment

    • Understand how PLCs are incorporated in modern automated systems

    • Interpret ladder logic programmes

    • Identify, understand and deal with faults from PLC driven circuits


    THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:

     

    Day 1 

    Day 2

    Day 3


    ·        Identification of the
    PLC hardware

    ·        How to navigate through
    the programming package

    ·        How to communicate to
    the PLC

    ·        Understanding physical I/O

    ·        Creating I/O tags and watch

    ·        Interpreting bit instructions

    ·        Understanding the ladder logic structure



    ·        Interpreting timer
    instructions

    ·        Interpreting counter instructions

    ·       Downloading and uploading programmes

    ·       Forcing and toggling I/O

    ·       Understanding the online programme edits

    ·       Troubleshooting digital I/O

    ·       Fault finding on PLC driven circuits




    ·       Scaling analogue inputs from a range of sensors

    ·        Interpret scaled values to control outputs

    ·       Create programmes to speed control ac motors via an inverter


     Delegates will gain knowledge and experience through ‘hands on’ practice as well as discussion and demonstrations.

     

    ASSESSMENT:

     Internal written and practical assessment

     

    DURATION:

     3 days



  • Skills 4 Growth


    Skills 4 Growth - Engineering and Technical Skills

     

    ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

     

    Coventry and Warwickshire Skills 4 Growth will support eligible SMEs to improve engineering and technical skills amongst their workforce. Training will be tailored to meet company needs so please contact us to enable further discussion around your specific requirements.

     

    A range of Level 2 qualifications and units of accreditation have been developed to enable employees to develop and demonstrate competence in a range of engineering and technical roles: 


    • Fabrication and Welding

      The qualification covers manual welding; MMA, TIG and MMA processes. Sheet metal plate work covers 3 mm or less and 3 mm and more.

       

    • Engineering Maintenance and Installation

      This qualification involves the skills and knowledge needed for occupations in engineering maintenance, including the ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems.

       

    • Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering [MME]

      MME covers the operation of lathes, milling machines and CNC machines.  The units provide a framework to address skills, knowledge and understanding in a variety of manufacturing engineering activities.

       

    • Performing Manufacturing Operations [PMO]

      PMO is designed to enable employees to develop and demonstrate occupational competence in manufacturing activities specific to their job role.

       

      Cost - £830; funding of 50% of cost available for eligible companies.
      Contact Kim Biggins on 024 7663 0333 /  kim.biggins@mgts.co.uk for further detail and eligibility

 
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