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Early Engineering FREE Open Day : with free STEM activities

Come along and see what Early Engineering can provide
- Our portfolio of sessions that are delivered by our Engineers
- Build an electronic circuit 
- Take the ROBOT COMBAT challenges
​- See our ant-weight robots in the combat arena
- Learn about our EARLY ENGINEER CLUB and our EARLY ENTREPRENEUR opportunities
- The shop has robots, electronics, T-shirts and much more!
The open day is bookable on the hour with numbers limited per session so book early to avoid disapointment.
All under 12s must be accompanied by a responsible person.
 

Energy Industry Production Operations Technical Trainee program

This is a 4 week program for those wishing to enter the Oil & Gas Energy Industry. Suitable for ages 17+, no previous experience required.
To enter the program you can be self sponsored (pay yourself), company sponsored or via a grant.
At the end succesfully completing the program you will have a portfolio of competence assessed certificates.
The program has numerous technical courses supplied at our Training Center and also uses various venues to cover all aspects of the training. 
The program is delivered by our training division of Early Engineering Competence and Training Management Services International (CTMSI) www.ctmsi.com
Click on event details to see more on the course program.

 

Level 1 Programming, Electronics & Robotics (Brechin)

Tuesdays at 18:00 to 19:30 Sessions available for following terms in 2019 :
SUMMER TERM : May 21st, 28th,  June 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th (6 sessions of 1 1/2 hr)
AUTUMN TERM : Aug Aug 27th, Sep 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, Oct 1st  (6 sessions of 1 1/2 hr)
WIINTER
TERM : Oct 29th, Nov 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, Dec 3rd  (6 sessions of 1 1/2 hr)

These sessions are suitable for children aged 8 to 108, a century of fun! No previous experience necessary as we cover everything.
Note : These are open sessions that anyone can attend, these are not school specific.
Watch some videos on YouTube here
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book
Or use our ENQUIRY form here

Level 1 Programming, Electronics & Robotics (Stonehaven)

Wednesdays at 18:00 to 19:30 Sessions available for following terms in 2019 :
SUMMER TERM :  May 22nd, 29th,  June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th (6 sessions of 1 1/2 hr)
AUTUMN TERM : Aug 28th, Sep 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th , Oct 2nd (6 sessions of 1 1/2 hr)
WIINTER
TERM : Oct 30th, Nov 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, Dec 4th, (6 sessions of 1 1/2 hr))

These sessions are suitable for children aged 8 to 108, a century of fun! No previous experience necessary as we cover everything.
Note : These are open sessions that anyone can attend, these are not school specific.
Watch some videos on YouTube here
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book
Or use our ENQUIRY form here

BEFORE & AFTER school STEM club

STEM based 'before & after' school club for 8+  Bookable per hour
We provide a happy, fun and safe environment providing both before and after school services where children can access STEM learning experiences suited to their individual needs.
Book multiple tickets for additional hours booked.
We provide out of school care between the hours of 7:30-9:30am and 15:30-18:30pm during term time.
The club also operates during the hours of 7:30am and 18:30 during school holidays and in service days.
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and we can offer immediate sessions.

1 hour WORKSHOP session : Build your own fighting ant-weight combat robot (Brechin)

In these sessions we will cover the design and build of an ant-weight combat robot that you keep.
Parts are available to buy for your robot at these sessions.
These sessions are suitable for children aged 8 to 108.
Note : Anyone under 13 must be accompanied by an adult for free. We actually recommend this as a parent.child activity
Note : These are open sessions that anyone can attend, these are not school specific.

FREE event : 3D scanning overview : capability presentation

Are you involved in property?
Either selling, buying, renovating, building, renting, leasing, owning etc as an estate agent, solicitor, architect, builder, business owner then come and have a look at how we can help you with a 3D scan of the property.
Its free, will only take 15min and theres free tea & coffee too!
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book
 

12 hour gaming session!

6 hours of gaming, can you handle it?
Playing on PC,console and our Virtual Reality sets.
Limited places, book fast for this one!

Holiday Camp sessions

We provide STEM based holiday camps for the breaks from schools: Mid-Term, Easter, Summer, October & Festive times.
This is for a
3 hour session for either 7am to 10am, 10am to 1pm, 1pm to 4pm, 4pm to 7pm (Book all four sessions for 7am to 7pm!)
Each session includes a drink and a snack. Additional drinks, sweets and food is available fom our shop.

Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006
These sessions are suitable for children aged 8+.
Gaming, VR, electronics programming & robotics, green screen, engineering challenges, 3D design scan and printing and many more STEM activities ....

FREE COMPETITION TIME : green screen stop motion MINECRAFT

Free to enter monthly competition during AFTER SCHOOL CLUB  sessions. You use our equipment, we provide everything.
A maximum 2 minute video, capture on stop motion then edit on green screen, add sounds backgrounds etc
Judged on creativity, directorship, imagination and overall fun anyone can win!
Enter as an individual or as a team as many times as you want within each month.
WIN a free 3D head scan and 3D print, or an hour on our Virtual Reality headsets!

1 Day Team Building session like no other!

A day of Team Building, can you work together to get through all the challenges?!
The challenges are wide and varied to test you to the limits : Virtual Reality walking the plank, Oil & gas sim challenge, VR escape games, engineering challenges and electronic puzzles....
Bacon rolls, lunch, tea, coffee, soft drinks and snacks are all provided.
Take your team to the next level with the Early Engineering Team Building session!
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006

1 Hour Gaming session (PC or console)

1 hour of play on the PCs or consoles
Lots of games to play with from classic to the new releases on our super fast network and free WiFi 
Drinks, food and sweets available from the shop.
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in!

 

Operator Simulator

Job orientated simulation training for various industry technicians and control room operators.
Utilising eLearning CBT on our portable suite of laptops for a 8 hour session.
An interactive multimedia computer based training system with fourteen tasks to complete.
Suitable for traineee technicians and for assessment on current personnel for competence assessment.
Our experienced trainer will facilitate the session which can be at one of our training facilities or any venue upon request.
Three levels are provided:
Level 1 : Single variable process control
Level 2 : Multi-variable process control
Level 3 : Alarm resolution

Party at the HUB! (Deposit £5pp)

Two hours in the HUB Brechin for a party: Birthday, anniversary, celebration, whatever!
We do not advertise every date available so please contact us to book and we will add dates for you to book.
Start with 90 minutes using our Virtual Reality headsets, gaming computers and consoles.
There are also traditional games, electronic component projects, engineering challenges, Robot Combat and the Energy Game simulator.
Then 30 minutes for food & drink.
Suitable for ages 8 to 108, a century of fun!+

Safe Isolation and Reinstatement of Plant & Equipment (SIRPE)

A full day course on the subject of Safe Isolation and Reinstatement of Plant and Equipment (SIRPE)
A trainer delivered course that covers a suite of modules for isolating and reinstating equipment safely
Suitable for anyone who is associated with plant isolations : technicians, line supervisors, managers etc
Upon completing a competence assessment a completion certificate is issued.
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in to organise 

2 bedroom house 3D scan

This voucher is for a 3D scan of your one/two bedroom property, additional bedrooms can easily be added.
within 48 hours of the scan completion we will provide you with
- a web link to use on any website
- 2D photographs from scan
- teaser videos, use them on websites and social media
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book

3D scan and print of your head

Buy a voucher for a friend, family, partner or even yourself! The voucher is valid for 12 months from day of purchase.
Contact us to book a slot then come along to The HUB, 27a Panmure Street Brechin, DD9 6AR
If there is someone else with you we can show you and let you do the scan. You can wait for the 3D print, pick up later or we can post.
If you want it we can also give you the digital file so you can re-print or use in gaming or anything where you can use a .STL file
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in to organise 

DISCOUNTED VOUCHERS for hands-on sessions, FREE 10%

Buy a discounted voucher for any of our hands-on sessions, products or projects on the portal. What ever value you purchase we will add 10% in value.
Great for birthdays, christmas, presents, celebrations, congratulations and so much more.
Watch some videos on YouTube here
The vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book

eLearning course (1 Hr) : Protect yourself from Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

A short eLearning course on HAVS, come along to the HUB for a facilitated eLearning CBT session.
Permanent disease can result to the hands and arms from the vibration caused by operating powered equipment.
Occasional exposure is unlikely to cause ill health but regular and frequent exposure to hand arm vibration from equipment such as:
grinders, lawn mowers, hammer drills, road breakers, pneumatic powered hand tools etc. needs to be managed in order to protect operators.
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and we can offer immediate sessions.

ePRODUCT project : MANIK LOGIK game build

From our series of electronic eProjects we are delighted to offer MANIK LOGIK : build an electronic game
Learn the fundamentals of electronic logic gates as you build and play the game.

This is for one of our kits delivered to your door.
Learn the types of logic gates, set a random sequence and light the LED before running out of time...
Suitable for ages 8 to 108 , a century of fun!
There are small electronic components so some adult supervision may be required. No soldering, all plug and play!
 

Learn to be an APP & GAMES developer!: Beginner level 1 hour : Brechin

Come and join us for 1 hour in the Computer Suite for some eLearning Computer Based Training for UNITY.
This is for absolute beginners, learn how to use the famous Unity software to develop Applications and Games.In the first lesson, you’ll get step-by-step instructions for how to quickly build your very first Scene in Unity using the Tilemap feature. You'll learn how to decorate it with environmental art and then test it out in Play mode! There is roughly six hours of learning, do this at your own speed.
Once you get through the six lessons we've got lined up for you below, not only will you have completed your first awesome-looking 2D project in Unity, you’ll also have a solid understanding of Unity that will help propel you forward.
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in!
 

Mobile Virtual Reality sets at YOUR venue

We have a mobile unit operating state of the art VR equipment and we can offer a multitude of packages for all events : weddings, birthdays, celebrations, team building, corporate events, festivals....any reason! We have different types of games & simulations and can take them right to your doorstep, office, workplace or venue.
The price is £95/hour with a minimum of 2 hours actual game play time, excludes travel and set-up and decant time. We can also provide a second separate VR unit for simultaneous play at £25/h extra.
We are available for bookings within the Angus & Aberdeenshire region : further travel incurs expenses.
A normal session lasts 3 hours game play, but we can offer many packages so please contact us.
https://youtu.be/4M92kfnpg-k
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book
This booking is for the deposit only for the event.

Oil & Gas Simulator (3 Hour) : PID Flow Pressure Temperature control principles

This is a 3 hour course with hands-on process simulation operating Oil & Gas plant using our professional simulators.
Anyone can use the simulators, guided by our engineer-tutor. We have 5 simulators.
These sessions are 'hands-on' with our process simulators, which provides a safe environment to start-up, fault-find and shutdown the production process.
A certificate of successful completion will be issued, which could contribute towards a company competence assurance system.
-P&ID Level Control   -Flow Pressure & Level Control   -Temperature Control across a Heat-Exchanger
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and organise

STEM Teachin’ Trunk : ELECTRONICS, PROGRAMMING & ROBOTICS

Receive 12 monthly Teachin’ Trunks! that uses the subjects Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
These are our exciting 12 trunks on Electronics, Programming and Robotics. Only £20/month (plus postage)
Suitable for ages 8 to 108 – a century of fun!

Whats in our trunks :

A CD with full instructions on the theory and how to build this months projects
Includes an on-line fun test to check your understanding
Meet our STEM characters and also our superhero character ‘Flash-Eprom
The electronic components, wires and other stuff to make the monthly projects
In month one you will be programming five projects, such as building traffic lights, do you know the sequence?
Other projects to work on until you receive the next months Teachin’ Trunk!

As you progress through the months you will be building projects such as a robot that you can program to either  control with an InfraRed controller or it can detect obstacles and steer itself!

Virtual Reality ESCAPE game : 'SUBMERGED'

A Virtual Reality escape game : are you up for the challenge???
Be on your own or get some help with a buddy (share the experience) can you escape within 60 minutes?
Be the fastest at the end of the month and win a FREE 3D head scan and 3D print!
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book

Private tutoring

Get your kids ahead of the game with private tutoring sessions for 60 minutes with a choice of:
- Introduction to electronics, programming & robotics (hands on building electronics) 
- Building robots with Lego EV3 Mindstorm (plug & play lego robots)
- Motorised Lego (plug & play)
- Syllabus work
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in to organise 
Upto 4 students in total can be catered for

Oil & Gas Simulator : Direct and Cascade control

This is a short course (2hrs) hands-on process simulation operating Oil & Gas Energy Industry plant using our professional simulators.
Anyone can use the simulators, guided by our engineer-tutor. We have 5 simulators.
Learn how we control using different methods : direct & cascade.
These sessions are 'hands-on' with our process simulators, which provides a safe environment to start-up, fault-find and shutdown the production process.
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in to organise
A certificate of successful completion will be issued, which could contribute towards a company competence assurance system.

Introduction to running an onshore oil & gas process plant on a simulator

A  1 hour session to operate an Oil & Gas plant using our professional simulators. Anyone can use the simulators, guided by our engineer-tutor.
You can attend alone or upto a team of 4: the price is the same.
This session task is to store as much oil on the tankers as possible within the time allotted, and complete the tasks allocated.
This is a fun hands-on course suitable for anyone. No prior knowledge is required to do these sessions, a tutor is with you to make sure you have fun!

Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book
Or use our ENQUIRY form here

Oil & Gas Simulator : Basic Control Principles : Basic pump system

This is a short course (2hrs) hands-on process simulation operating Oil & Gas plant using our professional simulators.
Anyone can use the simulators, guided by our engineer-tutor. We have 5 simulators.
These sessions are 'hands-on' with our process simulators, which provides a safe environment to start-up, fault-find and shutdown the production process.
A certificate of successful completion will be issued, which could contribute towards a company competence assurance system.
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book
Or use our ENQUIRY form here

Fundamentals of Technical Drawings

A trainer delivered 3 hour short course that provides an overview of technical drawings.
Some of the topics covered are:
- P&IDs
- Isometric Drawings
- Electrical drawings
Suitable for anyone considering or is currently working with technical drawings. Trainee offshore technicians etc
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in and book
Or use our ENQUIRY form here

Basic Computer Skills: sessions for Complete Beginners (2 hours)

Struggling with computers and technology?
The computer revolution of the last two decades has transformed lives the world over and has made the world’s information available at our fingertips.
With increasing digitisation, knowing how to operate computers has almost become a basic survival skill.
Learning basic computer skills can be difficult. Fortunately, with the right guidance, anyone can learn how to work with computers.
We will cover basics such as working with Computer Hardware, Operating Systems, , Word Processors, E-mail, Getting Online and anything else requested on the session!
We provide everything in our computer suite, you dont need to bring anything.
Don't see the dates you are after, then please just contact us on admin@early.engineering or 01356-626006 or just walk in to organise