City & Guilds Engineering (Fabrication and Welding) Apprenticeship Level 3
In a nutshell
This two year, part-time Level 3 course could be the next step in your career in engineering. It builds on your basic knowledge and skills, and provides a pathway to a full apprenticeship or working as a fabrication & welding technician.
This course is for...
…anyone with a keen interest in engineering
…those looking to get onto an apprenticeship programme
…progressing your career in the fabrication & welding industry
…developingyour existing skills learnt from other qualifications
…evidence towards the underpinning knowledge of the N/SVQ
The course is made up of a range of mandatory and optional units, including:
- Engineering health & safety
- Engineering principles
- Principles of fabrication & welding
- Manual metal arc welding of materials
You’ll learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, and also develop essential employability skills including self-management, team working, business and customer awareness, problem-solving, communication, basic literacy and numeracy and a positive attitude to work.
You'll be assessed through a mix of exams, coursework, assignments, a portfolio and practical assessment, to achieve the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Engineering (Fabrication & Welding) Technology and other relevant qualifications to enhance your skill set.
Note: if you're following a formal apprenticeship you may need to do an additional course to complete the essential skills required for the apprenticeship.
In terms of entry requirements, you’ll need a Level 2 Diploma in Engineering at Merit profile. You’ll also need to have the enthusiasm and drive to develop your practical and analytical skills, to be fully committed to attending, respecting others and self-motivated, and you’ll be expected to continue your studies and coursework during your own time.
Completing this courseenables you to progress onto:
- a suitable apprenticeship or a job as a fabrication & welding technician
- Employment in industry
- British Standards 9606 Welder Qualification Test (Coding)
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team
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