The Powder Metallurgy (PM) community led by the European PM Association (EPMA) proposes a unique lifelong learning programme: a five week school, with each week devoted to a PM sector, followed by a three week internship.
Participants will learn about the full supply chain of powder metallurgy. They will understand the physical and chemical phenomena occurring during every PM process and will become aware of the technological and economic issues related with the implementation of the process in a company.
Each week will consist of basic and advanced courses on specialized PM topics and horizontal topics including materials science and engineering and entrepreneurship, case studies in factories or universities and a plant visit.
The three-week internship will take place in a company or in a university associated with the project where each trainee will put course learning into practice in an actual working environment
Blended learning including classroom lectures, lab work, group work and a plant visit.
Courses will be taught by local and external lecturers from both academy and industry. Examples of involved companies are Högänas, Sandvik, Sintertech, Osterwalder, Bodycote, Arburg. Internships will be supervised by researchers or engineers from the hosting organization.
Fees (additional details)
Fees vary based on the details of the activities chosen by the participant (number of training weeks, internship or not) and on the category of the participant (employee from the industry, PhD. student, individual). Fees range from €400 (individual registration to one training week) to €7,000 € (industrial registration to full package). Course fees include course teaching materials, accommodation, lunches and social programme. Fees are subject to change. Check our website for the latest information.
Please visit www.pmlifetraining.com for further details.
Newly-recruited or regular employees of PM companies or universities, as well as PhD students and recent graduates.
Possibility of limited number of seats for participants from the marketing field.
The training is also suitable for any person willing to learn and apply for a position in this expanding sector.
Prerequisites: Participants should: