EAL Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies (Fabrication and Welding) Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Engineering and Automotive



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
06 September 2021

*Enrolment still open


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A suitable level 2 Engineering/welding qualification and GCSE grade A* to C in Maths.

In a nutshell

This course provides the knowledge and practical skills for a range of job roles in welding and fabrication. It is structured around the level 3 Engineering apprenticeship framework.

This course is for you if...

...You're interested in learning about Welding and Fabrication

...You're looking for an apprenticeship in Welding and Fabrication

...You have a grounding in Welding and Fabrication and want to take it to a more advanced level

...You'd like to start a career in welding and fabrication.

What will I be doing?

For this Diploma, you'll study five units:

  • Health and Safety
  • Welding and Fabrication Principles
  • Manual metal-arc (MMA) welding
  • Manual metal-arc (MMA) welding
  • Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding process

In addition, you'll also cover 2 practical NVQ units.

The course is assessed through a range of methods including:

  • Practical workshop activities
  • Short written tests
  • Online multiple-choice exams

You'll also develop your employability skills and have the opportunity to retake your Maths/English GCSE where appropriate.

What is expected of me?

To enrol on this course, you'll need:

  • A suitable level 2 Engineering/welding qualification and GCSE grade A* to C in Maths.

Full commitment to attendance is required, as is the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You should also have a strong desire to work in the engineering industry, abide by the college ethos and be willing to participate in improving your level of academic subjects.

What comes next?

The course is designed to lead learners towards an apprenticeship in fabrication and welding.

Additional information

You’ll need Personal Protective Equipment, such as boots and overalls, the cost of which is approximately £40. You’ll also need to supply your own stationery and folders.

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 06 September 2021

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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