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Fabrication and Welding

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Awarding organisation

Awarding Body: City & Guilds

Qualification on offer: Level 1 Award in Indtrduction to Tungsten Inert Gas 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 -

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

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 formal entry requirements. All students will be required to be interviewed prior to enrolling onto the course and during this discussion your tutor will agree the best process choice for you.

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.

Course fee information


Course fee information


Course fee information


Course fee information


Course fee information


Course fee information

We are planning to offer this programme from September 2018. The full details 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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