Ensure your technical skills are as broad as modern engineering requires.

Our 'Engineering essentials' portfolio covers a range of principles and techniques that can help you update your skills and improve your knowledge of modern mechanical engineering whilst ensuring that engineering processes are safe, cost effective and legal. 


  • Technical report writing

    Ideal for anyone tasked with creating, compiling or editing technical documents. This course presents the 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.




  • Electrical principles

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


  • Electrical schematics

    Gain an appreciation of electrical schematics, developing your knowledge and understanding so you can interpret basic electrical symbols and diagrams.


  • The electrical bundle

    Book both electrical courses together and receive £100 off the total price.

    £890 (members)
    £1090 (non-members)



  • Introduction to mechanical engineering

    Aimed at non-engineers, this course provides an introduction to the profession, its history, professional regulations and some of the main subject areas of mechanical engineering.


  • Gears and gearboxes: Introduction

    Understand the fundamentals of gears so that you can successfully design, manufacture and operation of gears and gearboxes.


  • Introduction to systems engineering

    An introduction and overview of the processes required for successful systems engineering delivery on projects.


  • Chemical engineering for other engineers

    Uncover the unique features that are specific to chemical engineering; the essential principles of chemistry, reactor design and more.


  • Principles of commissioning

    Commissioning is an essential step in project delivery. Explore principles from both a process and practice perspective.


  • CDM regulations

    Ideal for those involved in the procurement, planning or design, we discuss the ethos of the CDM regulations and how this fits in with other H&S legislation.


  • Fault finding techniques for engineers

    Effectively deal with and rectify a number of faults using proven methodologies that can be applied regardless of system type.


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

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Offers and bundles

We have a range of options to help you maximise your training budgets.

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Some of the companies we've worked with

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

Our training acumen

  • 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
  • Online tools to improve the experience

Average customer rating:

4.75 out of 5

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