Industry Forum

Electric Motor Manufacture

This course is part of our Electrification Bootcamp series. Other courses in this series that you might be interested in are:

  • The Fundamentals of Lithium Ion Cells
  • Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Fundamentals
  • Electric Motor Manufacture
  • Recycling and End of Life Pathways for EV Batteries

Course Overview: 


This Electric Motor (EM) Manufacture course is a half-day, advanced-level technical course designed to teach you how to design for manufacture, build, and run production of electric motors, particularly for electric vehicle solutions. 

The course will include topics such as AC vs DC motors, motor construction, motor supply, motor control, types of motor, self-commutated externally commutated motors, EMs advantages vs traditional ICE components and a look at today’s global EM market. 

This course is delivered in partnership with HSSMI.


Who should attend: 

This course is intended for:

  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Commercial staff looking to build on their technical understanding

Pre-requisites: 

No existing knowledge is required to undertake this course.

Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the inner workings of an electric motor, and how the choice of different materials and components affects its operation.     
  • Successfully design for manufacture, optimising processes, labour and machine choices to operate efficient, sustainable and high-speed manufacturing.

Topics Covered: 

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Brief history of the EM
  • DC vs AC motors
  • Motor construction (rotor, bearings, stator, air gap, windings, commutator)
  • Motor supply/motor control
  • Types of motor
  • Self-commutated motors and externally commutated motors
  • Special motor types
  • EMs advantages vs traditional ICE components
  • Today’s global EM market

Introduction to IF

We have been delivering significant and measurable performance improvements for leading global manufacturers for more than 25 years and believe there is no one size fits all approach to driving competitiveness across the industry. Toyota, Rolls Royce and Electrolux are among the brands who have tapped into our expertise to ensure they remain on top in their own fiercely competitive markets.

Why choose SMMT QMD

In order to strengthen the services we provide to the UK’s automotive quality management specialists and further underpin the competitiveness of UK manufacturers, SMMT Industry Forum has created SMMT QMD, its new Quality Management Division.

SMMT QMD was launched at the inaugural Automotive Quality Management Systems Conference in Birmingham in November 2018 and aims to ensure that the UK automotive industry plays an active role in the development and governance of national and international automotive standards. 

SMMT QMD will provide a community of practice to directly support UK quality professionals, ensuring standards are effectively implemented and improving competitive performance. As such, SMMT QMD will now provide the following services:

  • An industry association for quality managers
  • Training, professional development and resources
  • Publications
  • Practical help and support
  • Course booking details:

Course Booking details: 

Leading Expertise
We don’t employ “trainers”, rather a team of experienced industry experts who are able to apply their knowledge to your business

Proven Capability
We have been helping organisations like yours for over 25 years to deliver and maintain sustainable improvement

Attainable Results
We know what’s possible and how to help you achieve it by utilising our tried and tested techniques for long term success

Robust Execution
We believe that training should be through a ‘learn by doing’ approach with coaching and mentoring wherever possible

Date & Time Venue Cost Availability Take Action
16 Jun 2021 - 16 Jun 2021
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual (UK time) £150 Yes Book
15 Sep 2021 - 15 Sep 2021
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Virtual (UK time) £150 Yes Book
24 Nov 2021 - 24 Nov 2021
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual (UK time) £150 Yes Book
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