Welding and Fabrication
Welding and Fabrication
City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Engineering – Fabrication and Welding (2850-32)
Demand for Welders and Fabricators has seen a significant rise in demand and earning potential has continued to increase. Pembrokeshire has recently seen exciting developments within the oil and gas sector and ongoing developments in the growing renewables sector show that there will be a significant need for skilled Welders and Fabricators for many years to come.
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Is this course right for me?
This course is aimed at learners who work or want to work as fabrication and welding engineers in the engineering sector.
This 34 week (one academic year) course normally runs on a Friday, 09:00 – 17:00, starting in September.
- There is normally no direct entry to this course, you would need to progress from the successful completion of previous level in this subject area or similar
- Each application is considered on individual merit
- Entry is subject to an informal interview
Mandatory units to be studied include:
- Engineering Health and Safety
- Engineering Principles
- Principles of Fabrication and Welding Technology
Learners can choose from optional units including:
- Manual metal arc welding of materials
- MIG welding of materials
- TIG welding of materials
- Platework fabrication of materials
- Sheet metalwork fabrication of materials
- Fabrication and erection of structural steelwork
- Pattern development for fabrication
- Pipe and tube fabrication
If you do not currently hold qualifications in GCSE Maths and English, you may be required to undertake the following:
- Essential Communication Skills (ECommS)
- Essential Application of Number Skills (EAoNS)
Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.
- Practical examination
- Written examination
- Online examination
Following successful completion of this course learners could look to progress to a higher level course at the College, seek an appropriate Apprenticeship or go directly into employment.
- Stationery - you will be told about any specific items before you start the course
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Clothing, which you can purchase online before you start the course
- You may be eligible for funding. Find out more on our student finance page
Any costs above are approximate and may change.