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.

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  • 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


  • Skills 4 Growth


    Skills 4 Growth - Manager Development

     

    Leadership and Management

    Manager Development Level 3

     

    Coventry and Warwickshire Skills 4 Growth will support eligible SMEs to improve team leader, supervisory and management skills amongst their workforce.

     

    A range of Level 3 specific topic units are available. The single topic sessions include: 

    • Health and safety in the workplace

    • Managing team performance

    • Principles of leadership and management

    • Principles of people management

    • Implementing change

    • Managing a project

    • Delivering a presentation

    • Managing conflict within a team


      Cost - £400; funding of 50% of cost
      available for eligible companies.

      Contact Frances Lee on 07725995765 / frances.lee@mgts.co.uk for further detail and eligibility


  • Skills 4 Growth


    Skills 4 Growth - Team Leader

    Leadership and Management - Team Leader Level2

     

    Coventry and Warwickshire Skills 4 Growth will support eligible SMEs to improve team leader, supervisory and management skills amongst their workforce.

     

    This 6-day release programme has been developed to focus on the core aspect of the team leader role, function and responsibility as well as developing practical motivational and day-to-day leadership activities.

     

    Course outline: 

    • Developing yourself as a team leader

    • Developing the work team

    • Understanding leadership

    • Leading your work team

    • Understanding effective team working

    • Improving performance of the work team

    • Planning and monitoring work

    • Setting team objectives

    • Workplace communication

    • Understanding conflict management in the workplace

    • Maintaining health, safety and environment in the workplace

       

      Cost - £1,068; funding of 50% of cost available for eligible companies.
      Contact Frances Lee on 07725995765 / frances.lee@mgts.co.uk for further detail and eligibility


  • Health and Safety


    PUWER Regulations & Risk Assessment

    Who should participate?

    The programme is appropriate for employees associated with the purchase, use and maintenance of all types of work equipment including machinery, plant and processing equipment and to any person involved in the installation, use or operation of lifting equipment.


    Programme Benefits

    The training programme will develop the delegate’s knowledge and understanding of the PUWER regulations and enable them to carry out risk assessments in line with these requirements.

    The programme will cover:

    Health & Safety Legislation
    Health & Safety at Work Act (HASAWA)
    Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR)
    Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
    Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
    Introduction and Main Provisions of PUWER & LOLER
    Guarding of Work Equipment
    Inspection and Maintenance of Work Equipment
    Risk Assessment Procedures
    Introduction and background to risk assessment
    Risk assessments must be “suitable and sufficient”
    Hazards in use of work equipment
    General guidance when risk assessing work equipment
    Reduction of risks during maintenance
    Hierarchy of control measures
    Monitoring and review of risk assessments
    Summary and Discussion

    Duration: 1 day

 
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