Composite Product Lifecycle


The module covers the key aspects from what is a composite material and what are they made from. It also goes through a typical component lifecycle from design through manufacturing and to testing.


At the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Define what a composite is
  • Name the 2 key parts of a composite
  • Name 3 different materials and manufacturing techniques
  • Name and explain the activities of the 8 key steps to a composite lifecycle.

Hours for module: 10 hours
How will the module be taught: Blended
Location: Online self-paced and at the NCC
Delivery sessions plan:
2 hours self-paced online, can be done from point of registration onwards, must be done before the onsite session. 8 hour session at the NCC including both theory and practical sessions.
Audience for module: Would suit someone with an engineering or technical background looking to understand the process of designing and making composites. Also suitable for advanced technicians, engineers and technical managers.
Course leader: Andy Sutton – Engineering Capability Lead for the technical training department at the NCC. 8 years’ experience in composites ranging across marine, naval, motorsport (including F1), aerospace and sporting goods.
Good to know: Parking and catering available for the onsite session.

Click here to download the module outline