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Performing Engineering Operations (Welding) Level 2 at Middlesbrough College

Course description

This course will involve a mixture of practical and theoretical sessions to establish underpinning knowledge and understanding of welding activities, and will cover; producing plate work components and assemblies, welding by MMA, MIG and TAG process, fabricating steelwork assemblies, safe working practices and communicating technical information. The qualifications you will be studying through the year are, the City and Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations and the Level 2 Diploma in Engineering (Welding)

Course content

NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations- Unit 201 Working in Engineering Unit 202 Carrying out engineering activities efficiently Unit 203 Using and Communicating technical information Unit 224 Cutting and shaping using Thermal cutting equipment Unit 227 Preparing and using Manual Metal Arc welding equipment Unit 229 Preparing and using MIG/MAG welding equipment Portfolio Certificate in Engineering- Unit 201 Working in Engineering, on line test Unit 202 Principles of engineering technology, on line test Unit 212 Principles of fabrication and welding, written test Unit 213 Welding by Manual metal arc process, written test Unit 214 Welding by MIG process, written test Unit 215 Welding by TIG process, written test As part of your learning programme you will also attend the following session: Maths (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in Maths) English (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in English Language) Study Skills 1:1 Tutorials Enrichment activities

Entry requirements

4 GCSE at grade D or above including Maths, English Language & Science or Level 1 Welding. Progressing learners must also have a Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths. "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."


Practical assessment and online/paper based multiple choice examinations.

Future opportunities

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for University we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance. You will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 programme or a gain employment as a Level 3 Apprentice in the field of 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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