Mechanical Fault Diagnostics & Maintenance - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This is a Bridgwater & Taunton College Certificate. First line technician training course in engineering principles, basic hand skills and fault location. Practically learn multiple fault diagnosis methods and techniques, dismantling and reassembly methods, equipment and component function and associated defects. This course provides skills and techniques for the repair of simple mechanical systems, involving inspection, measurement and test of components, understanding failure and planning for replacement.

This course covers:

  • Health and safety legislation

  • Implementing safety

  • Why PPE?

  • Preparation of engineering materials

  • Movements and torque

  • Friction and lubrication

  • Fault fixing and assembly

  • The requirements of the regulations

  • Basic tools and use

Course Summary

Course Title Mechanical Fault Diagnostics & Maintenance
Entry Requirements

Applicants suitability for the course will be assessed informally upon application.

Attendance Requirements The course is run over four days.
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Peter Rutt- Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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