Being physically present in a classroom is not the only learning option.

You can now access our high-quality training in a variety of formats, whenever and wherever you want. Whether you are trying to improve your skills as a professional or boost your team’s productivity, IMechE Learning & Development offers a wide range of online learning options to help.

Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than a passive process.

Kurt Lewin Psychologist

  • Webinar recordings

    Live virtual courses

    Live and highly interactive virtual learning with a trainer and other participants.

  • elearning


    A variety of topics for you to learn at your own pace.

  • Diversity


    One-hour sessions on a variety of topics, which can be watched live or on demand.

  • The new Engineer 360

    Performance diagnostic tools

    A range of tools that give a quick and accurate analysis of strengths and any areas in need of development.


Live and highly interactive online courses with a trainer and other participants, which can be done from your own home or wherever you prefer.

Personal development

  • Personal effectiveness masterclass

    Become more productive and enhance your ability to manage relationships by understanding how people operate.


  • Mental health awareness

    Recognise common poor mental health issues, unravel the stigma and learn how to support yourself, family and colleagues who may need support. 


  • Mental health first aid

    Become a certified Mental Health First Aider and learn how to spot the signs of mental ill-health  so you can provide help on a first aid basis, even in a crisis.


Leadership and management

  • Aspiring engineering manager

    An introduction to theories, models and disciplines that anyone aiming for leadership in the short term future can begin to put into practice.


  • Leadership practice

    Explore some of the leadership theories and experience of other leaders to learn how to motivate your team to stay on course.


  • Managing across generations

    Learn how some traditional leadership and management theories and practices need to either be abandoned or modified to ensure they continue to be effective.


  • Mentoring for MPDS

    Build up your understanding of the Monitored Professional Development Schemes (MPDS) while refreshing your mentoring skills.


  • Performance appraisal

    Tools, strategies and best practice to manage and improve performance, harness individual and team potential, build motivation and advance careers.


  • Senior management skills masterclass

    Covering topics such as coaching, managing conflict and high performing teams; this masterclass can help you fulfil your role as a leader.


Engineering essentials

  • Electrical principles

    Understand the basic concepts of electrical engineering and learn how to interact effectively with colleagues regarding electrical issues.


  • Technical report writing

    Learn key tools and techniques to improve the quality and reduce the time needed to create effective technical documents.


  • Technical report writing: Extension

    To follow on from the technical report writing course, this course focuses on how to write about technical subjects other than reports such as, journal papers, e-mails, minutes of meetings and business cases.


  • Preparing engineering specifications

    A detailed, high quality specification is the key to project success. Understand how to write a specification that draws on topics from engineering practice to philosophy.


  • Reviewing engineering documents

    Designed to help anyone who reviews, approves or signs-off technical documents to learn key principles to make the task as time efficient and customer focussed as possible.


Maintenance management


  • Carbon & alloy steel metallurgy

    An overview of metallurgy and processing of carbon and alloy steels, focusing on basic principles, primary and secondary steel specification, making and evaluation processes.


  • Combatting corrosion

    Attend this course to understand and describe the various mechanisms by which metals and alloys corrode and the technologies available for prevention. 


  • Metallurgical failure analysis and prevention

    An introduction to why materials fail, including failure investigation and prevention, as well as the mechanisms of fracture and corrosion related failures.


  • Stainless steel metallurgy

    Accurately specify the most appropriate grade of stainless steel for a given application.


Operational excellence

  • 21st century TRIZ

    Be introduced to a number of tools that will enable you to uncover the most effective routes to practical engineering solutions, as well as the development of next-generation products.


  • Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)

    Develop the processes that fully satisfy customer requirements and prioritise actions to avoid potential failure in the design or manufacturing process.


  • Root cause analysis

    Being able to solve problems as an engineer is important. This course looks at how to define a problem clearly before identifying the real issues behind the presented symptoms.


  • Statistical process control

    Gain a solid understanding of statistical process control (SPC) principles and methods, and apply appropriate SPC chart to your processes.


Product lifecycle

  • New product introduction

    Implement practical improvements when bringing new products to market that are on time, at desired cost and to the required quality and standard.


  • Supply chain management: Introduction

    Optimise supply chain performance using key concepts and principles used in end-to-end supply chain management.


  • Value engineering

    Develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to undertake the value engineering process with a focus on the engineering, product and service sectors.



  • Pressure testing

    Understand the requirements for pressure testing of piping systems and learn about the whole pressure test process from planning to execution and record keeping.


  • Pumping fundamentals

    Gain an understanding the basic fundamentals of pumps and pump performance.


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Our eLearning is set up in a way that users can gradually work through the whole content at their own pace.

The eLearning Collection

100 topics, including 300 bite-sized videos, set up in a way that users can pinpoint and learn about the exact topic they require, or gradually work through the whole content at their own pace.


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Virtual lectures that last up to one hour and can be watched live or on demand.

  • Upcoming webinars

    One-hour webinars on a variety of topics, focusing on current trends or subjects for you to live.


  • Webinar archive

    Over 30 webinars in a variety of technical and non-technical topics for you to watch on demand.


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Individual and team diagnostic tools that give you a quick and accurate analysis of your strengths and any areas in need of development.

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Train your team

Tell us your team’s development needs and we’ll come to you with a specialised training programme, customised for your organisation.

What options are available?

  • Off the shelf – we can deliver any of our training courses at your chosen location, providing you with a cost-effective and efficient solution
  • Tailored courses– our personalised programmes can help you work through issues specific to your team or sector and equip you with the practical tools you need to move forward
  • Blended programmes – we use a range of delivery methods, development subjects and performance resources to ensure your team have the knowledge and skills they need to help your business thrive

More about in-house and tailored training.

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Discover the most extensive series of professional development courses for engineers who are committed to shaping the future of our sector.

Some of the companies we've worked with

  • Alten
  • AMH Material Handling
  • Avara Foods
  • bmt
  • Bombardier
  • Bombardier
  • Frazer Nash
  • Gas Networks Ireland
  • International Nuclear Services
  • JCB
  • Martin Baker
  • National Composited Centre
  • Network Rail
  • Smurfit Kappa
  • sse

Our training acumen

  • Over 30 years of experience delivering training
  • More than 200 courses designed for engineers
  • Over 10,000 engineers trained each year
  • Trusted by over 800 companies
  • Business solutions delivered in 48 countries

Average customer rating: 4.75 out of 5

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