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Welding & Fabrication Apprenticeship Level 2 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

We have dedicated and professional staff, who will guide you throughout your entire programme. You will have access to excellent college facilities and a friendly relaxed environment.

Course content

What’s involved?

The Apprenticeship will cover health and safety, working effectively and efficiently, and using and communicating technical information.  There are also a range of optional units to be undertaken based upon the type of work that you are employed in, such as (but not limited to):

  • Manual welding
  • Brazing and/or soldering
  • Sheet or plate metal work
  • Pipework fabrication
How will I be studying?

This Apprenticeship usually takes 18-24 months to complete.  You will be working at your place of employment and you will be required to attend College (in Evesham) for day or block release.

Entry requirements

You need to be aged between 16 and 24 and currently employed in the welding and fabrication industry. There are no specific qualifications needed but numeracy and literacy skills would be an advantage (help with these skills can be offered to support achieving the required English, Maths and ICT level).


For your NVQ you will be assessed on your practical competence through regular visits and assessments by an appointed Instructor/Assessor For the technical certificate you will be assessed by a combination of online and internal theory and practical tests.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the programme you will achieve a Level 2 NVQ and a Level 2 Diploma after which you could go on to study a two year Level 3 Advanced Welding and Fabrication Apprenticeship.

Further information

Learners over the age of 19 may be required to pay a fee; this is dependant upon prior qualifications obtained.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 August 2016

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    • The Evesham campus is a short walk from Evesham town centre. It is well placed for bus links from the surroundings area.

      The campus has...

      ·         A state of the art motor vehicle workshops

      ·         New hair & beauty training salons called PURE - Hair, Beauty & Relaxation, which are also open to the public

      ·         Training rooms for public services and construction

      ·         A dedicated health and childcare teaching area

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities and media suite

      ·         A new photographic studio

      ·         An Energy Training Centre

      ·         Indoor and outdoor animal care facilities

      We also have a well equipped Learning Resources Centre and an excellent refreshment and relaxation area in The Hub, which includes a Costa Coffee Shop.