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Welding and Fabrication Practice Certificate Level 2 at Colchester Institute

Course description

The Welding and Fabrication Practice Certificate Level 2 programme is designed to provide the relevant training and education required to develop the skills necessary for employment in the fabrication and welding industries. The programme will provide all the underpinning knowledge required to complement the practical skills required for this level.

You will either study the Award or Certificate depending on your grades on entry. This programme has been specifically designed to provide an introduction to a broad base of welding skills and knowledge to allow you to progress to higher level study at Level 3.You will experience a range of different welding principles and will learn from ex-industry experts through lectures, practical activities, group and personal tutorials. You will also engage in GEM and GAP activities to develop your English, maths and employability skills.

Learning takes place in our modern fabrication and welding workshops, where you acquire the knowledge and skills appropriate to a level 2 qualification.

Delivery is through a combination of classroom lectures and tutorials, workshop practice and demonstrations.

Course content

Welding and Fabrication Level 2

Subjects may include welding, science and calculations, material technology, fabrication processes and technology, and health and workshop safety.
Units may include:

  • Health and Workshop Safety
  • Welding Processes and Technology
  • Related Studies
  • Fabrication Processes and Technology
  • English, Maths and Employability

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs (grades A*-E), including English and maths, or satisfactory results in a relevant Level 1 qualification, and an interview.

Future opportunities

Employment in a variety of industries where fabrication and welding processes are required.

Certificate in Welding and Fabrication Practice Level 3.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colchester Institute directly.

Last updated date: 02 March 2016

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