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SET TRAINING COURSES

Title:

  • KS2 Pewter Casting

Duration:

  • 1 Day

Attendees:

  • KS2 Students

Aims:

  • To teach how to cast in pewter.

  • To teach about properties of metals.

  • To teach about changing a materials state (solid to liquid to solid).

  • Basic history of casting.

  • Each pupil to have experienced practical activity.

  • Integrating the schools laser cutter (if they have one).

  • Health and safety associated with the process.

Theme:

  • School choice.....

  • Sports day /Medals

  • Money / Coins

  • Christmas decor

  • Celebrate school

Title:

  • Cold and Hot Metal Bending

Duration:

  • 1 Day

Attendees:

  • 6 Staff

Aims:

  • To teach how to carry out cold metal bench work including;

    • gillutine work.​

    • angle bending.

    • curling.

    • riveting.

    • basic hand tools.

    • how to braze.

    • foundry work using a chip forge.

  • Health and safety associated with the processes.

Outcome:

  • All participants will have created an object with a range of cold bends and joins on it.

  • All participants will have created an object using the chip forge and anvil.

Requirments:

  • The school must have the following in order to complete the course in full;

    • a fully working brazing hearth and chip forge.​

    • a range of appropriate PPE which conform the BS4163 for hot metal working.

    • a workshop that the course can be done in.

    • a range of basic metal working hand tools including, hammers, files, hacksaws, scribes, steel rules, engineers squares, dividers.

Designed by ME Consultancy will bring:

  • materials and instructions for each person on the course to complete each task.

  • cold bending scroll machine, cold metal twisting machine, cold metal rolling machine.

Providing the highest quality support, training and service for Design and Technology Departments within the Education sector.

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