The 2014 calendar of courses is out now.

Learn how to identify and overcome Powder and Bulk Solids handling problems through attending one (or more) of the Short Courses at the Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology. Practical sessions are also available to test your materials in our on-site laboratories using our latest test equipment.

Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Materials

Course Dates: 28 – 30 January      or       25 – 27 November

Biomass Handling, Feeding and Storage:

Course dates: 18 – 19 February (Focus on Pellet Handling);
29 – 30 April        or            4 – 5 November (General Biomass materials)
15 – 16 July (Focus on Solid Waste Materials)

Storage and Discharge of Powder and Bulk Solids

Course Dates: 25 – 27 March

Undesired De-blending and Separation in Processes and Equipment

Course date: 22 May

Dust Explosions: How to demonstrate DSEAR/ATEX Compliance

Course date: 3 June

Overview of Particulate Handling Technology

Course Dates: 21 – 23 October

The courses are all held at the University of Greenwich Medway Campus, Kent.

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or contact the Wolfson Centre Team at or ring +44 (0) 20 8331 8646

Here are some of the comments we have received this year:

Of the Dust Explosions course: The course was pitched at just the level we were looking for , and good balance between real life situations we could relate too and the class room  we needed to update ourselves on. Phil Rowan, Rowan Food Eng Ltd

Of the Biomass Handling course: The course content was excellent. Although there was a lot to take in, it was a very, very good 2 days; Trevor Harrison; Hope Construction Materials.

Of the Pneumatic Conveying course: The course was very beneficial and gave a great insight into the subject of pneumatic conveying along with an overview of the consulting capabilities the Wolfson Centre can provide. Colin McKenzie; M-I SWACO,

Of the Overview of Particulate Handling Technology course: Good course on the overview of particulate systems and technology; Kingsly Ambrose; Kansas State University