Short course calendar

Manufacturing Process and Automation

20 November 2017 - 24 November 2017

The aim of the module is for students to understand the concepts and applications of state-of-the-art on manufacturing techniques available to manufacturing engineers. On completion of the module students should have an understanding of types of advanced automation systems, knowledge of the design and programming for computer numerical control and appreciation of their industrial applications. Students will also learn about a range of modern laser processing techniques and how these devices are able to improve more traditional machining and material processing methods.

More information, including content, assessment and learning time can be found here;

Course details

Course code
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
One week
Course leader
Dr Elliot Wooley
Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Places available
Subject to availability - please contact


Target audience
This course is for practising engineers who wish to gain further experience and knowledge in manufacturing process and automation.
Previous experience
To get the most out of this course you will be a graduate engineer or have appropriate industrial experience.


One 2-hour examination (80%) and two pieces of coursework (based on two laboratory exercises worth 10% each).


Course fee
Please contact wspgsupport@lboro.acuk or see costs table on central CPD web-page
Accommodation costs
Not included
Accommodation information
A variety of on and off campus accommodation to suit different budgets is available from imago, our conference and events service. Go to


Cancellations: in the event of cancellation by the delegate, an administration fee of £250.00 for each student place is levied.  Cancellations must be received at least 10 working days prior to the start of the course.  We regret that no refund of course fees can be made for cancellations received after this date. 

To apply for a refund you must inform us, in writing, and provide written evidence of the original payment as refunds will only be paid to the account from where it originated. 

The University also reserves the right to make reasonable alterations to the content of the course.  In the event of cancellation by the University, fees will be refunded in full.  It does not accept liability for costs incurred by delegates or their organisations for cancellation of travel arrangements and/or accommodation.

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