City & Guilds (2850-26) Diploma in Engineering - Fabrication & Welding Technology // Level 2


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:

Unit 214 Welding by MIG Process

Unit 218 Fabricating Thick Plate, Bar & Sections

Unit 215 Welding by TIG process

Unit 212 Principles of Fabrication & Welding Technology

Unit 202 Principles of Engineering Technology

Unit 201 Working in Engineering

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 (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.


Progression Routes

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 North Training.

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