Further Education

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Future through Further Education

The WBA supports the tool and die industry with regard to qualification and further education for trainees and managers on wide-ranging qualification levels for technological and organizational questions. All extra-occupational offers are based on modern methodical-didactic concepts and offer you and your colleagues a high degree of flexibility in both the academic and non-academic areas with its modular composition. It is meant for production managers and skilled workers in production as well as managers and directors of companies in the tool and die industry. A high practical relevance is guaranteed in all further education formats via applied learning games, use cases and speakers from the industry.

Upon request, all our further education formats are also available in English in the form of in-house trainings.

Webinars

The WBA offers webinars on current topics around tool making.

Overview

  • Material: Provision of webinar presentation to participants after successful implementation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Fees: 79 €, free of charge for WBA members

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Basic Course „Industrial Tool Making“

Overview

  • Degree: WBA Certificate
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Fees: 1.195 € incl. catering and evening program (30% discount for basic-, business- und premium members of the WBA)

Concept and Objectives

  • Compact training to generate understanding for industrial tool making
  • Presenting full range of issues relating to industrial tool making
  • Conveying contents and methods for the application

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Target Group

  • Employees in production planning
  • machine operators
  • constructors
  • fitters
  • and those who should gain a deeper understanding of the industrial tool making

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Intensive Courses – Become an Expert in a Specific Subject

In one- or two-day intensive courses, the participants hear about the latest findings in science and industry and they get prepared for selected topics of future importance. The purpose of the coursers is to strengthen the competitive position employees and their companies. Therefore, a direct relevance to practical applications is of highest priority.

Overview

  • Degree: WBA Cerificate
  • Duration: 1-2 days
  • Fees: One-day course 695 € incl. catering, two-day course 995 € incl. catering and evening  program

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Program

  • Tours through the “Erlebniswelt Werkzeugbau” (“Tooling Themepark”) as well as the demonstration tool shop of the WBA
  • Evening  program (for two-day events)

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Workshop Industry 4.0 – Experiencing Technologies Live

Overview

  • Degree: WBA certificate
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Fees: 695 € incl. catering and dinner (30% discount for basic-, business- und premium members of the WBA)

Contents

  • Application of use cases in own company
  • Modern information and communication technologies
  • Smart tools and smart services
  • Sensor technology on the shop floor
  • Problem solving through modern technologies and concepts
  • Employees in times of Industry 4.0
  • Best-practices in tool making and other industries
  • Visit and use of the “Erlebniswelt Werkzeugbau” (“Tooling Theme Park”) and the demonstration tool shop of the WBA

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Target Group

  • Team- and production managers
  • Technology officers
  • CIP-officers
  • Quality manager

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Certificate Courses (Modules)

Overview

  • Degree: Certificate
  • Start: Any time with the beginning of a module
  • Duartion: 3 months, 6 days of attendance
  • Fees: 3,950 €

Modules

Participants of a module attain in-detail knowledge of a relevant topic for tool and die making. A module is structured in four phases, allowing for an intensive further education approach within the addressed field.

  1. Preparation phase (4 weeks): Pre-study of basic material
  2. Attendance phase (3 days): Joint education of relevant theory
  3. Application within the company (8 weeks): Self-reliant application of theory in a practical environment
  4. Attendance phase (3 days): Joint education of relevant theory and reflection of application

There are topics related to the fields of technology, organization and personality improvement at choice. Die knowledge acquired can be applied easily to the own tool shop.

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International Seminar – Join us for an intense three-day seminar…

Overview

  • Date: 21st – 23rd October 2019
  • Location: Aachen and selected partner sites
  • Group size: Max. 25 participants
  • Language: English

Contents

  • Process standardization and flow production
  • Production planning and control
  • Additive manufacturing
  • International tooling markets

Program

  • Benefit from exclusive workshops and presentations
  • Meet our experts in person
  • Network with other international executives
    of the tool and die industry
  • Visit a German best-practice tooling site and gain firsthand insights
Further Information

Upon request, all our further education formats are also available in English in the form of in-house trainings.

Contact

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Carmen Halm
Head of Further Education

Phone +49 241 99016316
Email weiterbildung@werkzeugbau-akademie.de