10 September 2021
by QA&PD Providers

National Composites Centre

Delivering training in the composites sector

The National Composites Centre (NCC), part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, is the UK’s world-leading composite research and development facility, working as industry’s partner to make things lighter, stronger, smarter and more sustainable. With access to 'beyond' state-of-the-art technology and the best composites engineering capabilities in the world, we are leaders in composites training.


We work with organisations of all sizes, across every sector, to re-skill and up-skill employees at all levels of experience.  We offer hands-on experience of the latest digital manufacturing technologies through our range of bespoke and taught courses. Training is available at the NCC in Bristol, at your organisation, and online, in a wide range of topics, including:

  • Introduction to Composites
  • Resin Infusion
  • Resin Transfer Moulding
  • Manual Prepreg Techniques
  • Repair
  • Automation for Composites Production
  • Composite Design
  • Joining Principles
  • Strength & Stiffness
  • Measurement & Inspection
  • Sustainability in the Composites life cycle

The following introductory level, 1 or 2 day classroom courses/workshops have been approved for CPD.

  • Introduction To Composite Materials
  • Introduction to Manual Prepreg
  • Introduction to Resin Infusion
  • Introduction to Composite Repair
  • Introduction to Composite Design
  • Composite Joining Principles

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