Fife Council Economic Development in Partnership with Fife College

Supporting Fife businesses in the upskilling of advanced manufacturing

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

This one-day course introduces delegates to the applications and benefits of programmable logic controllers (PLC). It provides instruction and practice in using PLCs to control manufacturing processes, such as assembly lines or automated systems and robotic devices. It is delivered at Fife College's Future Skills Centre, Glenrothes.

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Introduction to Cyber Security

Digital technology has improved productivity in the workplace but presents security challenges. The aim of this 1 day course is to provide delegates with an overview of the types of cyber threats, and the impact of cyber disruptions to the company’s systems, applications and data. Delivered at Fife College’s St Brycedale Campus, Kirkcaldy.

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Introduction to CNC Machining

This 3 day course is designed to upskill existing employees already working within the manufacturing sector with a basic overview and introduction to CAD, G-Code exporting, tool path simulation and desk top CNC machining. Delivered at Fife College’s Future Skills Centre, Glenrothes.

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Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

This 1 day course offers an introduction to GD&T, using a range of measuring equipment, helping to give an understanding of the drawing symbols used and the applications of these. Delivered at Fife College’s Future Skills Centre, Glenrothes.

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Introduction to Creating 3D CAD Drawings and 3D Printing

This 2 day course introduces you to Autodesk software, providing instruction and practice in how to compile a variety of 3D drawings and how to create objects using 3D printing technology. Delivered at Fife College’s Future Skills Centre, Glenrothes.

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Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

This 1 day course introduces you to the concept of Lean Manufacturing or Lean Production and the various tools and techniques to eliminate ‘waste’ or anything that is not adding value to the manufacturing process. Delivered at Fife College’s Andrew Carnegie Business School, Dunfermline.

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Advanced Manufacturing Overview and Insight Masterclass

This 1 day course introduces those working in production and management roles within manufacturing companies to the ways in which automation can improve productivity, competitive advantage and quality of product/service. Delivered at Fife College’s Rosyth Campus.

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Introduciton to Immersive Hybrid Reality

This ½ day course provides you with an opportunity to gain an appreciation of the Health and Safety, and Working at Heights aspects of wind turbine maintenance by way of immersion in a virtual scenario at the top of a wind turbine. Delivered at Fife College’s Rosyth Campus.

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