Clay courses available

Introduction to Clay Technology

Level: 2

Provider: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3)

Content:

New revised content will be available by October 2017

Duration: 30 weeks- distance learning

Aimed at: 

Operators, Team Leaders 
New to Industry

Link: Not yet online

Clay Technology

Level: 3

Provider: Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3)

Content:

New revised content will be available by October 2017

Duration: 30 weeks- distance learning

Aimed at: 

Operators, Team Leaders, Managers 
Already working in the Industry

Link: Not yet online

Ceramic Technology (Heavy Clayware)

Level: 3

Provider: Staffordshire University

Content:

1. Ceramics, Geology, Clay Occurrence, Winning and Processing (Units 1-4) 
2. Raw Materials Forming, Properties, Testing, QA and Quality Control (Units 5-7) 
3. Drying, Fuel, Firing, Packaging and Distribution (Units 8-10)  

Duration: 

18 – 24 months Distance Learning, 10 units, 3 modules
Each module must be completed within 12 months of commencement

Aimed at: 

Operators, Team Leaders, Managers who are seeking a career within a technical role
Already working in the Industry

Link: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/course/SSTK-10546.jsp

Ceramic Technology (Kiln Firing)

Level: 3

Provider: Staffordshire University

Content: 

1. History, Science, Fuels and Combustion (Units 1-3)
2. Ceramics, Measurement and Controls (Units 4-5)
3. Design, Construction, Operation and Performance       (Unit 6)  

Duration:

18 – 24 months Distance Learning, 6 units, 3 modules
Each module must be completed within 12 months of commencement

Aimed at: Any individual involved with the Kiln Operation

Link: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/course/SSTK-10548.jsp

Higher Apprenticeship in Minerals Products Technology

Level: 5

Provider: Derby University

Content:

1. Personal Learning and Thinking Styles (PLTS)
2. Introduction to Mineral Products Technology Industry
3. First Line Supervisory Management
4. Work Based Study
5. SHE QCF 4
6. Clay Investigation and Evaluation
7. Clay Winning and Preparation
8. Clay Forming
9. Clay Drying and Firing

Duration: 3 year Distance Learning (On-Line), supported by workshops.

Link: https://www.derby.ac.uk/courses/professional/miner...

Foundation Degree Clay Technology

Level: 5

Provider: Derby University

Content:

1. Industry Introduction
2. Mathematics
3. Engineering
4. Industry Technology
5. Construction Products Technology
6. Business Management
7. Clay Investigation and Evaluation
8. Clay Winning and Preparation
9. Clay Forming
10. Clay Drying and Firing

Duration: 3 year Distance Learning (On-Line), supported by workshops and study tours.

Aimed at: Any individual who is seeking a career within a technical role 

Link: https://www.derby.ac.uk/courses/professional/clay-...

Ceramic Technology (Energy Management)

Level: 5

Provider: Staffordshire University

Content:

A step-by-step guide to setting up and operating a total energy monitoring and management system for your plant. This is particularly significant in the light of high energy costs and the Climate Change Levy.  The course shows you how to make energy cost savings, which will quickly repay the cost of the course.

Duration: 

18 – 24 months Distance Learning, 2 modules
Each module must be completed within 12 months of commencement

Aimed at: Any individual involved with Energy Management

Link: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/course/SSTK-10549.jsp

Diploma Clay Technology

Level: 5

Provider: Derby University

Content:

1. Clay Investigation and Evaluation
2. Clay Winning and Preparation
3. Clay Forming
4. Clay Drying and Firing

Duration: up to 2 years Distance Learning (On-Line), supported by workshops and study tours.

Aimed at: Any individual who is seeking a career within a technical role 

Link: https://www.derby.ac.uk/courses/professional/clay-...

Honours Degree ‘top up’ in Minerals Management

Level: 6

Provider: Derby University

1. Advanced Extractives Technology
2. Commercial/Financial Management
3. Operational Management
4. Resource Management
5. Work Based Project

Duration: 2 year Distance Learning (On-Line), supported by workshops and study tours.

Aimed at: Any individual who is seeking to develop their career to a technical managers role 

Link: https://www.derby.ac.uk/courses/professional/miner...