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Engineering Construction (Welding) Level 3 Diploma at Middlesbrough College

Course description

The City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Welding qualification forms part of the advanced apprenticeship framework and will develop your skills in a range of specialist areas such Welding with the Tungsten Inert Gas/Tungsten Arc Gas (TIG/TAG) Shielded Welding Process and Welding with the Manual Metal Arc process This Level 3 programme has a good balance between theory and practical work and you will learn by applying your skills and knowledge to a range of industry-based situations that occur in a real working environment.

Course content

Diploma in Engineering Construction – 301 Engineering health and safety, online test 317 Preparing and Quality controlling the welding process, written test 318 Welding with MMA Process, practical and written test 319 Welding with TIG Process, practical and written test Assignment book.

Entry requirements

You must have achieved a Level 2 qualification in Welding. "If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme."


Assessment will be on-going in the workshop throughout the year for all practical welding where you will need to complete eight test pieces, four MMA and four TAGs. There is a Gola Health and Safety multi choice exam. Three written exams including Prep and QA, Manual Metal Arc Welding and Tungsten Arc Gas Welding.

Future opportunities

Completion of the course will enable you to work in areas such as product manufacturing, quality control or progress to a higher education qualification such as an HNC, HND or degree, or entry onto an Advanced Apprenticeship Framework in Welding.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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