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Engineering Diploma - Fabrication and Welding C and G - Level 3 at Crawley College

Course description

Having taken your first steps into Fabrication and Welding its now time to take it to a higher level. Studying our Level 3 Diploma you will learn to hone your skills to a more professional standard, so that you are ready to tackle the competitive working environment with the skills and knowledge to succeed.

This course consists of two core units and four specialist units.

Core units;

  • Working effectively and safely
  • Engineering practices and principles

Specialist units;

  • Principles
  • Sheet metal
  • MMA or MIG or TIG
  • Pattern development

Every learner at Central Sussex College who is under 19 will undertake a personal Study Programme designed to develop them academically, practically and personally. Study Programmes contain 3 essential elements:

  • Subject Course – Vocational or chosen Academic subject, usually studied for 12 – 16 hours a week.
  • English and Maths – Every learner will work towards Level 2 English and Maths (C grade equivalent). Learners who have achieved a Grade C will extend their English and Maths.
  • 3E – Our own brand of specific entrepreneurship, enterprise and employability training.
  • You will have specific time in your timetable for each of the three elements above and you will be expected to attend all elements throughout the year.  Study programmes are designed to help you meet your maximum potential and progress to the next level of study of into work. 

Entry requirements

Entry onto this programme is dependent on you achieving a City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Welding and Fabrication.


Assessment of each unit is by practical tasks and written assignments. The candidate produces a portfolio of evidence demonstrating competence in the designated units.
You will also be expected to undertake Functional Skills at an appropriate level for you.

Financial information

16-18 year olds will not have to pay tuition fees, awarding body registration or exam fees. However they are required to pay for other third party costs, such as books, equipment and educational trips/visits.

Students aged over 19 on the start date of their studies, have to pay tuition fees. In addition they are expected to pay awarding body registration and exam fees, other third party costs, such as books, equipment and educational trips/visits.

Some students may be eligible for a fee concession, although in most cases some element of the fees will have to be paid.

Please note: Other costs (books, uniforms, trips, materials etc) will be £150.00. You may be entitled to a reduction if you are eligible for financial support. For more information on this and other financial support options please contact Admissions on 01293 442201/205/206 or 453474 (Haywards Heath 01444 446848) or visit the website Why Choose Us section for more information.

Future opportunities

Upon successful completion you will be able to seek employment or an Apprenticeship where you will earn while you learn.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 09 March 2016