Tool and Die Making

Tool & Die Making

(3 ½ years courses)

Duration: 3 ½ years
Eligibility: 10th Pass, 12th Pass(all subjects)
Age: 15-25 years
Lateral Entry: ITI Pass, Diploma Pass (mechanical trade)
Certification: German Chamber of Skilled Crafts, Koblenz, Germany
Industrial Applicability:

Automotive industry
Manufacturing company
Engineering design firms etc.

Job profile after Graduation:

Junior engineer
Design engineer
Tool room engineer
Quality engineer
Tool & Die maker
Process planning
Entrepreneur etc.

Estimated Salary after Graduation:

Rs. 240,000- Rs. 560,000

Skills Achieved:
  • Plan and control working procedures, work as part of a team, check, evaluate and document work results and make use of quality assurance methods
  • Produce component parts from different materials, using tools and machines
  • Programme and operate machines with numerical control
  • Make injection moulds, press moulds and stamping moulds, as well as punching and recasting tools
  • Produce devices and operating equipment to support and/or extend industrial production facilities
  • Put together structural parts and subassemblies to produce tools, instruments, devices and moulds
  • Make mould surfaces using fine machining techniques
  • Carry out maintenance work
  • Check and optimize functions and processes in terms of quantity and quality
  • Use technical documentation as well as English language information and communication systems
  • Soft skills
Contents Overview:
  • Manufacturing components with hand tools
  • Manufacturing components with conventional machines such as lathe, milling, grinding, drilling etc.
  • Manufacturing simple components including basic welding
  • Machine maintenance
  • Producing finished components by turning, milling, grinding etc.
  • Material selection, heat treatment, testing, calibration and metrology
  • Producing components with CNC machines i.e. CNC milling, CNC turning
  • Industrial automation i.e. pneumatic, hydraulic, electro-pneumatic
  • EDM, wire cut, precision grinding, polishing, mirror polishing, inspection and QC documentation
  • Produce components with computer aided manufacturing, CAD-CAM and CNC programming
  • Tool design, detail drawing preparation, assembly and trial
  • Manufacturing and maintenance of tools, jigs, fixtures and trials
  • Tool design, Tool production, die maintenance, project planning, production jobs
  • Safety, Environmental considerations, Soft skills for the workplace
Subjects Covered:

Mechanical: Engineering drawing, Manufacturing technology, Engineering measurements, Workshop calculations, CNC technology, VMC, Wire Cut, EDM, Press tool technology, Mould technology, Die casting technology, Jigs & fixture, Tool design drawing, Autocad, CAM (Computer aided manufacturing), 3D design etc.

Other technical: Material Science, Strength of materials, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Basics of electrical & electronics, Quality control, Industrial engineering etc.

Auxiliary: English, Mathematics, Physics, estimating & costing, social science, computer essentials, entrepreneurship, soft skills etc.