About: Julian Harding
- Role : Tutor/Assessor
- Experience : 20+ Years
- Specialist in : CAD, CAM, Mechanical Engineering
Experienced and skilled craftsman with a background in tool-making and R&D prototyping.
Previous business owner specialising in product and rapid product development and employer of 15 to 20 people at that time.
After completing City and Guilds and Vocational Training as an apprentice toolmaker; he entered further education and studied for his National Certificate, Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
Sometime later; he studied for a diploma to teach in the life long learning sector whilst working as a lecturer at a local engineering college.
After a move back in to industry; and currently Technical Director for an SME, he undertook a Design and Manufacturing MSc by distance learning through Loughborough University. He graduated in December 2015 at the age of 44.
Although back in industry full time; He retains a passion for education as a learner and teacher / tutor. His strong specialities are design, drafting, CAD, CNC manufacturing, and manufacturing processes but also has a solid understanding of most mechanical engineering topics and project management.