City & Guilds Engineering (Fabrication and Welding) Apprenticeship Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Workbased Learning


City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
05 September 2018


2 years

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

Course content

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.

Entry Requirements

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.

Additional information

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)

Payment Information

Due to current limitations, payment can only be made via bank transfer.

An invoice will be sent from within 72 hours with instructions on how to pay or set up payment instalments if required.

Where can I study City & Guilds Engineering (Fabrication and Welding) Apprenticeship Level 3?

City of Newport Campus
(Workbased Learning)
Start Date: 05 September 2018

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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