UL AM Training Curriculum
The UL AM training curriculum offers a comprehensive suite of 1 day, 2,5 days and 4,5 days lectures and workshop sessions, leading to an accredited UL certificate of competence.
The 1 day training (Tier 1 Foundational) is an instructor lead introduction to Additive Manufacturing technologies. Main production processes, benefits and developments required are introduced. This is an in class training, followed by an on line exam.The 2,5 day (Tier II, specialized) AM economics training, is a business case based, instructor lead course. The course focuses on the business and operational possibilities and impact of AM on product development and design, production efficiency, supply chain management and business modelling. The course entails both plenary sessions and working group break outs.
The Economic training curriculum has been co-developed by Berenschot.
The 4,5 day (Tier II specialized) AT Technical training, is a mixture of in class in depth lectures on production process and materials and business cases showing the practical application of the technology. This training entails both plenary sessions and working group break outs.
Separately a Tier III Advanced training is offered. This training takes place in the Additive Manufacturing Competence Center (AMCC) of UL and the University of Louisiana in Kentucky. This is the most advanced AM training center in the world, with all metal and most professional plastic printers available on site. This allows for full operational and state of the art. training
All courses can be concluded with a web-based exam. Those who pass the exam will receive a certificate of competence.
The UL AM Training curriculum is acknowledged by AmericaMakes and the Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG) .