Fabrication and Welding
  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    23 April 2019 to 27 June 2019
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  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    15 January 2019 to 21 March 2019
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  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    25 September 2018 to 29 November 2018
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  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Wednesday from 24 April 2019 to 26 June 2019
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  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Wednesday from 16 January 2019 to 20 March 2019
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  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Wednesday from 26 September 2018 to 28 November 2018
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* People in receipt of certain state benefits may be entitled to a reduction in fees. Please 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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