This course is designed for those who plan to increase their practical and theory knowledge of a range of welding processes, thermal cutting and fabrication within our industry leading practical training facilities whilst preparing themselves for entry into the welding & fabrication industry or a related apprenticeship.
Units covered will include:
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.
Two GCSEs at Grade D (3) including maths and English or a relevant Level 1 Engineering qualification.
You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor.
Assessment will be via the City & Guilds online multiple-choice exam, short answer question papers and college based assignments which contain practical and knowledge tasks.
The Level 2 Diploma in Fabrication & Welding Technology (2850-26) allows you to gain the skills you need to progress onto the Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence), Level 3 Diploma in Engineering – Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning, or an Apprenticeship with Tyne Coast College, Tyne North Training or another apprenticeship training provider.
You will gain expertise on this course that will provide you with the essential components of an engineering career, especially within fabrication and welding