CET in Materials, Metallurgy and Metalworking Interships

Students experience in work context of the of the 1st edition from the CET course for Technician Specialist in Materials’ Technology, Metallurgy and Metalworking, started on April 19th and will end on July 28th.

After completing the general scientific and technological component, which took place at the CITNM's facilities in Águeda and CINFU in Porto, between September 2016 and April 2017, the course continues with its practice in a work environment.

The course’s first edition was enthusiastically perceived by the industry, and the students were integrated into different departments of several companies, among them:

  • Sakthi Portugal;
  • Sakthi Portugal SP21;
  • SLM;
  • Funfrap-Teksid;
  • Renault Cacia;
  • DuritCast;
  • Duramoldes;
  • Ciclo Fapril;
  • EDP.

The CITNM and CINFU are now seeking and promoting internship opportunities for the 2nd edition of the course, which starts in September this year, in the same terms and patterns as the previous edition.

The CET is a level 5 training program, according to the European Qualifications Framework, and aims to train high-level professional technicians to develop concept, analysis, and characterization and materials inspection activities in planning, production and quality evaluation of the product, selecting the most appropriate technological equipment. They will also develop planning skills, activity coordination of and knowledge of laboratory resources so that they are able to optimize results.

The responsible training entity for this course is the CINFU, Center for Professional Training of the Foundry Industry, which relies on the collaboration of CITNM.

The frequency in this CET provides, for those who successfully complete it, the equivalence in 17 ECTS to access higher education in the Integrated Masters in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.