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Fabrication and Welding - Apprenticeship (Level 2) at Alliance Learning

Course description

1.Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations or Level 3 Diploma in Fabrication & Welding. 2.Technical Certificate Level 2 or 3 in Fabrication & Welding. 3. Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT 4. Employment Responsibilities and Rights (ERR) 5. PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills) These are generic skills that are essential to life, learning and work. There are 6 PLTS: Independent Enquiry, Creative Thinking, Reflective Learning, Team Working, Self-managing, Effective Participation.

Course content

The course involves:

- Working safely and efficiently in a fabrication and welding environment

- Producing various fabricated test pieces using engineering drawings

- Fabrications including thick and thin plate techniques. Including marking out, cuttiing by shear, forming anf folding.

- Prodiction of various welded joints using a range of welding processes - MIG, MAG, TIG and MMA

- Oxy-fuel cutting and plasma arc cutting on a range of sections and thickness of materials

Entry requirements

Some employers do require specific GCSE grades.


You will be required to sit an English, Maths and ICT initial assessment before starting the Apprenticeship programme to check you are at a suitable level

Financial information

The National Apprenticeship minimum wage is £3.30 per hour

Future opportunities

Progression onto your Advanced Apprenticeship in Fabrication & Welding

Career Opportunities include:

- Structural Design Engineer

- Fabricator

- Welder

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact the Alliance Learning recruitment team on 01204 677 888 or email at

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 28 September 2015
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