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Fabrication and Welding Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) at Alliance Learning

Course description

The programme consists of the following five areas:

1.Level 3 Diploma in Fabrication & Welding.

2.Technical Certificate Level 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, ReflectiveLearning, Team Working, Self-managing, Effective Participation.

Course content

What 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. Inckuding marking out, cutting by shear, forming and folding.

- Production of various welded joints using a range of welding proceses - 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 require specific GCSE grades

Interested candidates should have the following skills & interests....

• Capable of hard physical work

• Good practical skills

• Concentration with attention to detail

• Ability to achieve high standards of accuracy whilst working under pressure

• Able to work as part of a a large team of craftsman/women, technicians and engineers

• Safety awareness is essential

Assessment

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 Minimum Apprenticeship wage is £3.30 per hour

Future opportunities

Career Opportunities include:

- Structural Design Engineer

- Fabricator

- Welder

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 30 September 2015
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