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Course Overview: 


This Electric Motor (EM) Manufacture course is a one-day, advanced-level technical course designed to teach you how to design for manufacture, build, and run production of electric motors, particularly for electric vehicle solutions. 

The course will include topics such as AC vs DC motors, motor construction, motor supply, motor control, types of motor, self-commutated externally commutated motors, EMs advantages vs traditional ICE components and a look at today’s global EM market. 

This course is delivered in partnership with HSSMI.


Topics Covered: 

This course course will cover the following topics:

  • Brief history of the EM
  • DC vs AC motors
  • Motor construction (rotor, bearings, stator, air gap, windings, commutator)
  • Motor supply/motor control
  • Types of motor
  • Self-commutated motors and externally commutated motors
  • Special motor types
  • EMs advantages vs traditional ICE components
  • Today’s global EM market

Who should attend: 

This course is intended for:

  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Commercial staff looking to build on their technical understanding

Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

Delegates will learn to:

  • Understand the inner workings of an electric motor, and how the choice of different materials and components affects its operation.     
  • Successfully learn design for manufacture, optimising processes, labour and machine choices to operate efficient, sustainable and high-speed manufacturing.

Pre-requisites: 

No existing knowledge is required to undertake this course.


Why choose SMMT QMD: 

In order to strengthen the services we provide to the UK’s automotive quality management specialists and further underpin the competitiveness of UK manufacturers, SMMT Industry Forum has created SMMT QMD, its new Quality Management Division.

SMMT QMD was launched at the inaugural Automotive Quality Management Systems Conference in Birmingham in November 2018 and aims to ensure that the UK automotive industry plays an active role in the development and governance of national and international automotive standards. 

SMMT QMD will provide a community of practice to directly support UK quality professionals, ensuring standards are effectively implemented and improving competitive performance. As such, SMMT QMD will now provide the following services:

  • An industry association for quality managers
  • Training, professional development and resources
  • Publications
  • Practical help and support
  • Course booking details:

Course Booking details: 

Date & Time Company Venue Cost Availability Take Action
04/11/2020 - 04/11/2020
08:30 - 12:30
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (UK time) £150 Spaces Available Book

Important information

If you are booking an instructor led class and the venue states ‘Virtual’ then please see the technical requirements below. Please note that this technical requirements below does not apply to eLearning courses :

Virtual Class Technical Requirements

To access a virtual class you must have the following:

  • A PC or laptop with good (1Mbps or more) internet access
  • A microphone and speaker or headset (recommended)
  • Webcam (preferably)
  • A Chrome web browser
  • Ability to access Google drive (you do not need a personal account but your laptop / PC must not block access

Further information