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The Engineering department of Kendal College offers a dedicated workshop, boasting industry-standard centre lathes, CNC systems, and 3D printers, and a range of computer facilities with the latest 2D/3D CAD software. The nine members of staff who run the department have over 140 years of combined industry experience, working in sectors such as military engineering, motorsports, nuclear energy, hydroelectric, manufacturing, and acoustics.

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Course Overview

Monday Makers runs every Monday during term-time, 6pm - 9pm. You can come anytime, for as long as you want! The aim is to offer an opportunity to employees and/or enthusiasts to pursue projects or update skills using our state-of-the-art engineering facilities, including CAD, CNC machines, CAM software and conventional lathes and mills.

Monday Makers is a space where anyone can create, make and mend. Artists, artisans and engineers all share an impulse to create whether that is a sculpture or a stub axle, we are happy to help your abstract idea become an actual object. If you want to explore digital engineering, modelling, 3D printing or CNC machining there are people who can demystify this process and help you make your part.

If you are part of a company that wants to do R & D or short runs without effecting current production runs we can help with that as well.

From circuit bent instruments to bike components, from industrial equipment to art pieces, from vintage motorcycle parts to wireless systems we have made them all!

This is project based in a supportive workshop environment rather than formal taught sessions.

We ask for a contribution of 5 pounds per session towards materials.

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The fee displayed is the course fee. Course fees are per year for full-time & degree-level courses, and per course for part-time courses. There may be other costs associated with this course e.g. kit, equipment, books, trips etc.

This course is not funded by the government and is full cost. As such, the course is the price stated for all students. If you are paying for your course, there may be the option to pay by instalments if the course fees are over £200 and the course duration is 15 weeks or more. Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.

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Adult Open Evening

5 July 2022 18:00 - 20:00