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Develop professional activity in the Production Department dedicated to Mechanical Manufacturing in companies, both self-employed and employed.


The contents of this course are part of the knowledge required to design products to be obtained by mechanical manufacturing, taking into account the regulations
applicable regarding quality, occupational risk prevention and environmental protection.

This course belongs to the Competence Unit No. 1 of the Professional Certificate "Design of Mechanical Manufacturing Products".


Addressed to

Active workers and unemployed people from the Valencian Community interested in these issues.


1. Define the mechanical manufacturing products, providing constructive solutions and determining the specifications, characteristics, layout, dimensions, materials and cost of components and assemblies, complying with the applicable regulations for occupational risk prevention and environmental protection.

2.Dimension the designed products and their auxiliary systems, based on established data and based on the results of the required technical calculations.

3. Establish the procedure for verification and quality assurance of product design, guaranteeing its reliability, compliance with technical specifications and applicable regulations on occupational risk prevention and environmental protection.


1. Mechanisms used in machines and their use in the design of mechanical products:
•Classification of mechanisms based on the movement transformations they produce.
•Interpretation of documentation.
• Kinematic chains, identification of the different transmission organs and functions.
•Calculation and simulation of kinematic chains.
•Identification of the technical specifications of the kinematic chains.

2. Materials used in mechanical manufacturing and their use:
-Characteristics (resistance, machinability, costs, ...).
-Ferrous materials.
-Iron-carbon alloys.
-Non-ferrous metals.
-Other materials.
•Thermal and surface treatments:
-Thermochemical treatments.
-Superficial treatments.
•Selection of material.

3.Selection of materials for machining:
•Identification of normalized and raw materials.
• Characteristics and commercial formats of the materials.
•Materials and machining conditions.
•Prevention of possible risks in the machining and handling of materials (explosion, toxicity, etc.).
•Environmental impact of the materials.

4. Ergonomics and safety:
•Safety in mechanical products.
•Principles of ergonomics in the design of mechanical products.
• Homologation of products and specifications.
•CE marking.

5.Environmental impact of mechanical products:
•Environmental risks of mechanical products.
•Analysis, life cycle forecast and recycling.

6.Selection of machining machines and means:
• Relationship between machine tools and shapes to be machined.
•Selection of cutting machines and tools.
•Selection of verification and measurement tools.
•Assessment of the incidence of the selected elements in the cost of mechanization.

7.Mechanization of mechanical products:
•Processes and sequencing of machining by chip removal, cutting and forming, abrasion, EDM and special procedures.
• Measurement and verification techniques.
• Process sheets.
•Calculation of machining parameters.

8.Calculation of mechanization costs:
•Preparation times.
•Machining times in manual operations.
•Machining times in machines.

9. Design of mechanical elements and mechanisms from preliminary projects:
•Manufacturing processes with shapes and qualities.
•Manufacturing operations in machining processes.
• Organs of machines and constructive forms.
•Dimensioning of machine elements (calculations, charts, tables and safety factors).
•Technical specifications and product construction guarantees.
•Standard elements.

10. Adjustments, geometric and dimensional tolerances and surface qualities in mechanical manufacturing elements:
•Adjustments type and manufacturing costs.
•Calculation of tolerances (standards, nominal size and specified tolerance).
•Geometric Tolerances.
•Standard symbology in the representation of geometric adjustments and tolerances.

11. Lubrication in the organs of mechanical products:
•Effects of lubrication and behavior of the different elements.
•Elements and lubrication systems.
• Periodicity in the lubrication system.

12.Product verification:
•Specific rules and regulations.
•Functionality, safety, costs, tools, etc...
•Technical specifications of control guidelines.

13.Tests and optimization:
•Trials and analysis.
•Product reliability.
•AMFE of design and product.
•Optimization of results.

14. Design of prototypes:
•Virtual prototype based on the mathematical model defined in 3D.
•Conversion of the 3D CAD model to STL file.
•Definition of the most suitable prototype according to its function.
•Determination of the quantities of prototypes to be made.
•Study of costs.
• Preparation of technical documentation for the realization of the prototype.

•Different ways to obtain prototypes.
•Different types of prototypes depending on their function or destination.
•Scale models of their function and types.
•Real and functional prototypes.
•Style and visual prototypes.
•Prototypes obtained by direct machining.
•Prototype cast in resins using a rigid or silicone mold.
•Prototype made in laminate molds.
•Prototypes of mechanical assemblies, obtained by assembling various elements.
•Rapit Prototyping, technology and types.
•Different types of machines used in the manufacture of prototypes.
•Materials used in the construction of prototypes.

16.Verification of prototypes:
•Verification, retouching, adjustments and tuning of the prototype.
•Evaluation of the technical characteristics (elastic, thermal, electrical properties, density and resistance,...).
•Types of tests.
•Non destructive.
•Analysis of resistance, stability and durability.
•Documentation of analysis and prototype tests.



Mode of delivery



Theoretical-practical classes with the use of adequate didactic means for the correct assimilation of the course contents.


From 26 / 6 / 2023 to 22 / 9 / 2023


Monday tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday


From 08: 30 to 14: 30


240 hours


AIDIMME C / Leonardo Da Vinci 38 (Technology Park) 46980 Paterna (Valencia)




Certificate of attendance issued by LABORA. Minimum attendance of 80% of class hours.


Free course. Free course. Free training, fully subsidized by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, EU-Next Generation Funds managed by LABORA through FEMEVAL.
Holiday period from July 31 to September 1, 2023.


AIDIMME - Training Department
961366070 Phone | Fax: 961366185 e-mail: |

Since the NUMBER OF PLACES is LIMITED, if they are interested in participating in these courses, they must communicate it, as soon as possible, by sending the duly completed pre-registration form (one for each student), before the indicated date, in order to close the participation in it. Admission will be made by pre-registration order and your acceptance will be communicated to the company.