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Mechanical Maintenance

Course Syllabus

  • Engineering basics
  • Forces
  • Newton’s laws of motion
  • Engineering units and standards
  • Material properties and identification
  • Health and Safety
  • HASWA, PUWER, Manual Handling, PPE, COSHH, RIDDOR
  • Machine Guarding
  • Electrical Safety
  • Practical/theory
  • Hand Skills/bench Fitting techniques
  • Speed/feed charts and tapping drill charts
  • Use of drills and taps producing holes
  • Drives (Chain, Belt, Gears)
  • Measuring instruments
  • Bearings (Fitting and application)
  • Mechanical systems/function testing
  • Basic fault finding techniques
  • Half split and input output fault finding methods
  • Use of adhesives

Dates available on request.

Course Content

Target Audience:
First line maintenance workers or single skilled electrical workers wishing to enhance their current skill base to include mechanical maintenance skills.

Aim:
To provide practical skills and knowledge for those lacking formal training in these areas, or to enhance current skills by provision of maintenance elements.

Pre-Requisites:
Engineering background or contact with mechanically operated equipment in their day to day duties.

Duration:
Three weeks.

Optimum Numbers:
Maximum 6 candidates per course.

Training Aids:
OHP, Information handouts, course notes.

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