Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Times
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Wednesday from 17 January 2018 to 21 March 2018
    Ref
    17/18QFC3268111013

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £115.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits N/A
    19+ with government funding N/A
    19+ without government funding £480.00
    Overseas students £480.00
    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
    17/18QFC3268111023

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £115.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits N/A
    19+ with government funding N/A
    19+ without government funding £480.00
    Overseas students £480.00
    19+ Advanced Learner Loan students N/A
  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Times
    6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    16 January 2018 to 22 March 2018
    Ref
    17/18QFC3268111920

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £115.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits N/A
    19+ with government funding N/A
    19+ without government funding £480.00
    Overseas students £480.00
    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
    17/18QFC3268111930

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £115.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits N/A
    19+ with government funding N/A
    19+ without government funding £480.00
    Overseas students £480.00
    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 1 Award Introduction to Oxy-Acetylene Welding

Summary of course

This practical course provides the opportunity to learn how to weld or develop existing welding skills in all of the common welding processes.

The course is entirely practical in the workshop.

During this course you will be able to:

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

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.

After completing the course students can study for a Welding Technical Certificate combining both theory and practical studies. The Awards and Certificates could help you develop your welding and fabrication career and take on jobs that require basic skills. After taking a Level 1 qualification, you could move on to a Level 2 Award or Certificate 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?

The completion of five practical tasks for each of the processes chosen plus a written/verbal assessment.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for you if you are a beginner or a welder wishing to gain experience of other welding processes and seeking a basic qualification in welding.

Entry Requirements for new students

There are no entry formal requirements. 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 with your tutor.

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

General Info (materials required for the course)

For further information please contact the Enrolment Centre on 0300 123 2344.

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We are planning to offer this programme from September 2016. The full details, including the fees for the 16/17 academic year will be available on the College website from the beginning of July 2016. 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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