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Provided in partnership with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), our metallurgy courses are designed to provide the practical skills that high-value engineering organisations need to succeed in competitive global markets.

Excellent, very informative and engaging.

James Todd Fundamentals of Metallurgy attendee, October 2018


  • Metallurgy for non-metallurgists

    This course covers the scientific principles of metallurgy and how to apply them to specify and process metals in an industrial context.


  • Fundamentals of metallurgy

    This course provides a basic understanding of the relationships between structures, properties and processing of the most important industrial metals.


  • Metallurgy for additive manufacturing

    Improve your understanding of the specialised requirements of metals for high quality 3D printing with metals.


  • Stainless steel metallurgy

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


  • 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. 


  • Mechanical testing techniques

    Designed to give an initial grounding on the different mechanical properties measured together with descriptions of the methods used to measure them.


  • 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.


  • Principles of heat treatment

    An introduction to the metallurgical principles of heat treatment, fundamentals of furnace design and operation, and testing and quality control procedures.



Non-destructive testing: an introduction

An introduction the history of NDT, certification, advantages and limitations of the main testing methods, NDT reliability and the future.


IMechE Argyll Ruane

A comprehensive schedule of non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection training courses, examinations and Level 3 consultancy services to help your team meet your professional and legislative needs.

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Companies we've worked with

  • Alten
  • bmt
  • Bombardier
  • Gas Networks Ireland
  • International Nuclear Services
  • Martin Baker
  • National Composited Centre
  • Smurfit Kappa
  • sse

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  • Over 25 years experience of delivering training
  • Designed by engineers for engineers
  • Seven locations across the UK
  • Tailored courses for your team, anywhere in the world
  • You come to us or we come to you
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4.75 out of 5

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