Aluminium Automotive Sheet Training Course

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Learn about aluminium automotive sheet from industry experts

This is the perfect course for people working in the automotive sheet industry. 

Dr Josef Berneder, Head of Technology Aircraft, Automotive, HT- & Surface Sensitive Sheets, AMAG Rolling GmbH

An excellent course with very knowledgeable presenters and a good mix of topics.   

Chris Childs, Head of Research & Development, Sarclad


Having delivered this course in-house to several of our clients, we are now pleased to offer Aluminium Automotive Sheet as an ‘open’ event. The course is based upon the training element of our Automotive Sheet Knowledge Transfer & Training Package.

Our Aluminium Automotive Sheet training course is specifically for companies new to making or using this product. It is written and delivered by technical specialists with expertise in automotive sheet. Furthermore, they’ve all worked in the aluminium industry for many years.

If you’re new to aluminium in the automotive industry, this course provides excellent background knowledge.

How this course can help

The aim of our Aluminium Automotive Sheet training course is to increase your knowledge of material behaviour during manufacture and in service. The course will help you develop a thorough understanding of automotive sheet from a materials point of view. Consequently, you will be able to get to the root cause of problems faster and use your knowledge to improve processes and develop better products.

The course outline is below and you will find a sample agenda on the registration form. However, you will find detailed contents of each module in the downloadable pdf on this page (for a Chinese version click here):

  • Background to the use of aluminium in automotive applications
  • Equipment needs and supply chain considerations
  • Metallurgy basics and 5000-series alloys property control
  • Surface control and lubrication
  • Vehicle manufacture
  • 6000-series alloys property control
  • Surfaces and corrosion
  • Testing requirements and OEM qualification

Who is it for?

Our Aluminium Automotive Sheet training course is designed for potential entrants to the automotive sheet market. However, it’s also suitable for anyone in the supply chain. The course is aimed at Senior Managers and Technical Specialists.

How long is it and when is the next one?

The course is 2.5 days long and it will take place at our offices in Banbury, UK, on the dates shown above.

On the second afternoon of the course we will visit the manufacturing facility of Jaguar Land Rover at Solihull to see how aluminium automotive sheet is used.

How much does the Aluminium Automotive Sheet Training Course cost?

The cost is £1,800 per person (rising to £2,000 approx. one month before) which includes a full set of course materials. Please note that the cost does not include travel expenses.

We would like to keep the group small (maximum 12 people) to allow plenty of time for questions and interaction with the tutors. However, this may mean that the course fills up quickly.

If you want to register your interest, or you have a question about the course, please use the form below to contact us.

Do lots of people from your company want to attend?

It may be more economical for us to come to you and deliver a bespoke training course. If this is the case, please let us know via the form below.

Finally, you might also want to have a look at our Automotive Lightweighting Technology page, and read this blog about aluminium automotive sheet alloys.

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