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This evening based course will provide a City and Guilds 3268 Level 2 VRQ in a number of welding processes, each process to be chosen by the candidate, at the outset of the course. The Awards and Certificates could help you develop your welding and fabrication career further and take on jobs that require more specialist skills.

  • What will I study?

    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
  • 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.

  • How is the course assessed?

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

  • General info

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

    It should be noted that the course fee, registration and certification fee covers only one welding process. Students who successfully complete one process within the 15 weeks are able to pay a fee to register for an additional process.

  • Progression and Career Opportunities

    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.

    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
  • 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 your tutor will agree the best process choice for you.

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