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Certificate in Fabrication and Welding (Beginner) - Level 1

Overview

Fabrication and welding is a diverse area of study that focuses on a range of practical skills and knowledge development.

The course covers areas including:

  • Working safely in an engineering environment
  • Cutting and shaping metal
  • MIG and gas cutting

Start dates and fees

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20221634A1354FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our adult finance and funding page for more information.

What will I study?

  • Different fabrication and welding techniques (MIG, TIG and MMA)
  • Material preparation
  • Cutting, grinding and testing.

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of two GCSEs at grade 2 including English language or maths.

Applicants aged over 19:

  • If you do not have the entry requirements listed above you may still be accepted to study if you can provide relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject.

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

As an entry requirement on some of our courses, you will need a GCSE in both English and maths with at least a grade 4/C (please see entry requirements above).

If this isn’t displayed under the entry requirements and you don’t currently have a GCSE in both English and maths at grade 4/C or above before joining us, you will then study English and maths as part of your programme with the aim of achieving a qualification with at least a grade 4/C. This is to help improve your chances of employment once you leave us.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.

How long is the course?

1 year.

How will I be assessed?

  • Verbal questioning
  • Practical performance observation
  • Online test.

What can I progress onto?

  • Certificate in Fabrication and Welding (Intermediate) - Level 2
  • An apprenticeship.

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How do I apply?

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