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Training Courses

Important Note:

Lucideon has decided to temporarily cancel all face to face and onsite training in response to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and the applicable national restrictions.

Our ceramic whitewares training modules or customised ceramics training can be run remotely via Teams, led by our expert trainers. Talk to us about your training needs by contacting Caroline Mullington caroline.mullington@lucideon.com.

We provide professional training developed and delivered by our own experts who have a wealth of industry and practical experience. The training courses are built on the foundations of our extensive sector knowledge and will allow you to enhance your practical skills and industry expertise.

With over 20 training modules, covering a wide range of ceramics and refractories subjects, we can assist with and complement your organization's own training strategy.

Benefits of Lucideon training include:

  • Adding to existing skill sets
  • Enhancing knowledge and capabilities
  • Improving performance
  • Promoting job satisfaction.

Lucideon offers complete flexibility in its training, with packages that can be customized to suit your business needs.

The training courses, detailed in the schedule below, take place at our headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent, UK and can also be delivered at your site or by webinar.

Click on the training module below that you would like to learn more about.

Training Modules

Subject Area Module Module Name
Ceramic Whitewares L1 Understanding Ceramics
L2 Materials Selection
L3 The Basics of Slip Casting
L4 Drying
L5 Kiln Firing
L8 Glaze and Glaze Applications
L9 Testing of Ceramic Materials and Products
L10 Introduction to Ceramic Tableware & Giftware for the Retail Sector
L11 Tableware Manufacture
L12 Pressure Casting
L13 Tile Manufacture
L14 Introduction to Sanitaryware
L16 Introduction to Grinding and Milling
L18 Introduction to Everyday Ceramic Calculations
L19 Spray Drying
L20 Rheology - Fluid Properties Control in Ceramics
Refractories R1 Refractory Fundamentals - Composition and Usage
R2 Understanding Refractory Properties & Links to Performance
R3 Troubleshooting
R4 Refractory Design 101
R5 QC & Best Practices During Refractory Installation
R6 Refractories for the Glass Industry (2 day course)

Ceramic training modules for plaster moulds (L6), forming (L7) and decoration (L17) are available on request.