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Fabrication and Welding Practice Level 2 Certificate at South Essex College

Course description

Welders cut, shape and join sections of metal plate and pipes in a wide range of industries. These include construction and engineering, transport, aerospace, and offshore oil and gas. They also carry out repairs on manufacturing equipment and ma

Course content

  • health and safety in welding
  • science and calculation for welding
  • manual metal arc welding
  • metal inert gas welding
  • tungsten inert gas welding
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Entry requirements

  • GCSEs at grade C or above in maths, English and science, or
  • EAL Performing Engineering Operations Level 1 Certificate (or equivalent), and maths and English at level 1, or
  • City & Guilds Vehicle Maintenance Level 1 Certificate (


Assessment is through the production of coursework, practical assessments and exams.

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

  • Fabrication and Welding Practice Level 3 Certificate
  • BTEC Engineering Level 3 Diploma
  • Advanced Apprenticeship

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 11 February 2016
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