City & Guilds (3268-25) Certificate in Welding, Fabrication and Cutting Skills // Level 2

This course is designed for those wishing to build on skills gained at an introductory level allowing you to develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in fabrication and welding.

Areas of study include:

  • Metal fabrication
  • Thermal cutting techniques
  • Manual Metal Arc welding
  • Tungsten Inert Gas welding
  • Metal Inert Gas welding

You will be working in excellent facilities, using industry-standard equipment safely and you’ll be taught by engineers with vast industry experience and close relationships with some of the region’s largest employers.

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at Grade D/ Grade 3 including maths and English or a relevant Level 1 Engineering qualification. Interview with course tutor is also required.


You will be required to complete the following: practical assessments and short answer question papers.

Progression & Careers

The Level 2 Certificate in Welding, Fabrication and Cutting Skills (3268-25) allows you to gain the skills you need to progress to a higher-level engineering course, seek an apprenticeship or simply enjoy working within an engineering environment. You may be able to progress onto a Level 3 engineering qualification.

You will gain expertise on this course that will provide you with the essential components of an engineering career, especially within fabrication and welding.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 2
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus