Basic Mechanical Skills

£ + VAT

Basic Mechanical Skills

£ + VAT

Course Content

To provide candidates with an understanding and skills to carry out basic mechanical tasks in the workplace.


There are no pre-requisites required.

Course Duration

The course is 5 days in duration.

Optimum Number

A maximum of 6 candidates per course.

Course Language

The course is delivered in English. Therefore candidates must have a good standard of both written and verbal English.

Courses can be delivered in other languages however, this would need to be discussed prior to acceptance on the course. It is the responsibility of the person making the booking to make Roxby aware of this requirement.

Training Aids

Use will be made of a Roxby presentation, course notes, hand-outs, discussion and videos.

Course Objectives

  • Health and Safety relating to the use of hand tools in maintenance
  • Understanding of how to use basic mechanical tools. i.e. open ended and ring spanners, sockets, screwdrivers, Allen keys etc.
  • Use and care of micrometers and verniers
  • Reading micrometer and vernier scales
  • Reading and understanding basic mechanical engineering drawings
  • The importance of lubrication and the different types of lubricant including oils and greases
  • The setting up of a basic lubricant schedule
  • The completion of shut down procedures as above
  • Basic mechanical maintenance skills including methodology and basic fault finding
  • Introduction to basic pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Practical training in the stripping down and rebuilding of basic pneumatic and hydraulics equipment
  • The basic machine principles

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