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Welding, Fabrication & Plating Apprenticeship – Intermediate Apprenticeship at GEN II Engineering & Technology Training Ltd

Course description

Fabrication is a discipline which covers a wide range of occupational areas including: Welders, Platers, Sheet Metal Workers and Pipe Fitters. Fabricators are essential in all fields of engineering and manufacturing, and need to be able to work in all environments inside, outside and in some very special cases they may even have to work under water! Fabricators/Welders need to be able to interpret engineering drawings, convert them into metal shapes by developing patterns, marking out materials, cutting and bending steel plates and section material. This is done by using a range of powerful equipment such as guillotines, pipe benders, folders or computer controlled plasma cutting equipment. In many firms a fabricator will be expected to carry out both fabrication as well as welding work, but in many cases you will specialise in one of the two areas.

Course content

  • Welding/fabricating theory
  • Basic metallurgy
  • Manual Metal Arc (MMA) welding
  • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding
  • Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding
  • Engineering drawings
  • Health and safety
  • Problem solving and hand skills
  • Technical drawings inc CAD
  • Manufacturing skills
  • Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations or Certificate in Engineering Construction Activities
  • City and Guilds Certificate in Engineering


Entry requirements

Preferred results: GCSE Grades A-C in Mathematics, English and Science. Although employer requirements may vary. Successfully pass the Gen2 aptitude testing. Satisfactory reference.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact GEN II Engineering & Technology Training Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 25 June 2015
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