AASTMT IC Egypt

AASTMT IC Egypt offers the following courses:
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Course name : Introduction to leather Processing
Aim of the course : Explaining the main stages of leather processing from curing to tanning through studying different skin types and know available techniques in tanning.
Course Content
  • Raw Hides and Skin- Slaughterhouse and curing operations
  • Wet stage leather Processing from the beam house to tan yard
  • Processing from tanning to finishing- Best available techniques in the tanning
  • Treating effluents resulting from leather processing
  • Environmental management in tanneries
Learning outcomes By the end of this course the trainee will be able to:
  • Identify basics of raw hides and skin types
  • Explore the different stages of leather processing starting from curing to tanning.
  • Identify skin defects.
  • Explore available techniques in tanning.
(2)
Course name : Environmental management in the leather industry
Aim of the course : Identifying the solid and liquid wastes resulting from leather tanneries and environmental techniques in treating toxic waste.
Course Content
  • Environmental management
  • Water requirements for use in the tanning process
  • Chemical materials management and disposal
  • Sewage water treatment
  • Toxic waste treatment
Learning outcomes By the end of this course the trainee will be able to:
  • Identify hazardous substances in leather industry.
  • Identify chemical materials management and disposal.
  • Identify techniques of sewage water treatment and toxic waste.
(3)
Course name : Chemical test methods for leather
Aim of the course : Understand different chemical test methods performed in accredited laboratories to inspect the quality of leather according to ISO/IEC 17025.
Course Content
  • Quality control in an accredited laboratory according to ISO/IEC 17025 - Restricted substances
  • Chemical & Physical - Mechanical characteristics of the main leather assortments - Chemical Analysis of Leather
  • Chemical tests - instrumental analysis-
  • Chemical Tests for Auxiliaries in Leather Processing
Learning outcomes By the end of this course the trainee will be able to:
  • Recognize the importance of quality control and accredited laboratories.
  • Identify Chemical &Physical- Mechanical characteristics of the main leather assortments.
  • Understand the procedures of different chemical tests and instrumental analysis.
(4)
Course name : Physical – Mechanical test methods for leather
Aim of the course : Understand and undergo different physical and mechanical test methods and operate test equipment in leather testing lab according to the following ISO standards:
ISO: 2598:2016,2420:2017,3376:2011, 3377-1:2011, 3377-2:2016, 23910:2019, 23910:2019, 54021:2017, 17694:2016, 17699:2003, 19074:2015, 17229:2016, 14268:2012 (E)
Course Content
  • Physical – Mechanical Test Methods for Leather
  • Preparation of test pieces -Measuring the apparent density - Mass per unit area
  • Determination of water vapor absorption - Water vapor permeability-water permeability
  • Determination of Flex Resistance - Flexometer test
  • Determination of Tensile Strength Test - Measurements of stitch tear resistance-Determination of tear load
Learning outcomes By the end of this course the trainee will be able to:
  • Recognize different physical and mechanical test methods and equipment.
  • Prepare different test specimens according to standards.
  • Identify different test equipment and take readings
  • Undergo different tests; density, mass per unit area, water vapor absorption, water vapor permeability, water permeability, flex resistance and tensile measurements.
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Course name : Research and Development in Leather Industry
Aim of the course : Apply research and development in the leather industry to achieve better services and reduce risks by applying tools of service management and risk management.
Course Content
  • Research and Experimental Development activities
  • Innovation activities
  • Service Management 
  • Risk Management
  • Methods of Risk Reduction.
Learning outcomes By the end of this course the trainee will be able to:
  • Study types of activities of relevance to innovation – R&D activities.
  • Learn how to achieve sustainability in leather production.
  • Apply service management tools to achieve better customer satisfaction.
  • Understand risk management and how to eliminate risks through risk analysis and assessment.

Managerial training

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Course name : How to manage your tannery
Aim of the course : Introducing the management process and the managerial activities starting with planning to execution to enhance the business performance.
Course Content
  • Managerial process
  • Planning, organizing, implementing, controlling
  • Setting vision and mission statements, aim and objectives
  • Strategic management
(2)
Course name : How to market your products
Aim of the course : Studying market trends and prepare newer trends in the market according to the preferences and needs of the client, and correct communication with clients.
Course Content
  • Market analysis techniques
  • Leather market specifications
  • Marketing of companies to companies and companies to customers
  • Product, price, promotion and distribution of leather products
(3)
Course name : Finance and bookkeeping
Aim of the course : Study everything related to obtaining, managing and using money, and others. Choosing the right banking institution is an essential component of financial health. In any relationship, building a strong foundation will lead to long-term success.
Course Content
  • Relationship with banks
  • Economic and financial sustainability (principles)
  • Public funds (European Union, national and local grants and Chamber of Commerce grants)
  • Private funds (institutions and banks)
  • Crowdfunding
Address : Industry Service Complex, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime, Alexandria, Egypt
Contact us : Industry Service Complex, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime,
Dr. Ahmed Shoair, Mob: +2012234007559, Email: ahmed.shoier@aast.edu
Eng. Yassin M. Shaalan, Mob: +201006009989, Email: yassin.shaalan@aast.edu