Fabrication and Welding
  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Times
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Wednesday from 17 January 2018 to 21 March 2018
    Ref
    17/18QFC32682T1013

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £127.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits N/A
    19+ with government funding N/A
    19+ without government funding £577.00
    Overseas students £577.00
    19+ Advanced Learner Loan students N/A
  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Times
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Wednesday from 18 April 2018 to 20 June 2018
    Ref
    17/18QFC32682T1023

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £127.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits N/A
    19+ with government funding N/A
    19+ without government funding £577.00
    Overseas students £577.00
    19+ Advanced Learner Loan students N/A
  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Times
    6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    16 January 2018 to 22 April 2018
    Ref
    17/18QFC32682T1920

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £127.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits N/A
    19+ with government funding N/A
    19+ without government funding £577.00
    Overseas students £577.00
    19+ Advanced Learner Loan students N/A
  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Times
    6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    17 April 2018 to 21 June 2018
    Ref
    17/18QFC32682T1930

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £127.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits N/A
    19+ with government funding N/A
    19+ without government funding £577.00
    Overseas students £577.00
    19+ Advanced Learner Loan students N/A

* People in receipt of certain state benefits may be entitled to a reduction in fees. Please click here for further details or call our Enrolment Centre on 0300 123 2344

Awarding organisation

Level 2 Award in Welding Skills - Metal Inert Gas Welding

Summary of course

This evening based course will provide you with a City and Guilds 3268 Level 2 VRQ in a number of welding processes, each process to be chosen by the you, at the outset of the course.

It should be noted that the course fee, registration and certification fee covers only one of the welding process. Arrangements can be made for those who successfully complete their first process within the nine weeks and wish to pay the fee to enrol for an additional process.

During this course you will be able to:

  • produce welds in either flat/horizontal or vertical
  • work with specified materials, thicknesses and tolerances
  • produce flat plate and cylindrical

For further information about the course and the units you will study, please read the awarding body specification by clicking on the link below:

Awarding Body specification.

The Awards and Certificates could help you develop your welding and fabrication career further and take on jobs that require more specialist skills. After successful completion of this qualification you can progress on to a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering or a Level 3 Award in Advanced Welding. After completing this course you could apply for various job vacancies in the Welding Industry - https://www.indeed.co.uk/Welding-jobs

The Awards and Certificates within this suite of qualifications could help you develop a career in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering sector. They could lead to a number of job roles including:

  • Fitter Welder
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Maintenance Welding Operative
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Plater Fabricator
  • Welder

How is the course assessed?

Completion of a number of weld specimens that satisfy the Awarding Body criteria plus written/verbal assessment.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for you if you have achieved a Level 1 Welding qualification and wish to gain experience of other welding processes.

Entry Requirements for new students

You must show your Level 1 pass certificate at enrolment. All students will be required to be interviewed prior to enrolling onto the course and during your discussion you will agree the best process choice for you with your tutor.

Call our Enrolment team on 0300 123 2344 to book an appointment

General Info (materials required for the course)

Although some PPE, general materials and consumables are provided, candidates may wish to provide their own PPE in the form of CE Welding helmet, gloves and goggles.

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We are planning to offer this programme from September 2018. The full details, including the fees for the 18/19 academic year will be available on the College website from the beginning of July 2018. In the meantime, if you would like to speak to a tutor about the course please call us or complete our easy online enquiry form.
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