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Fabrication and Welding Engineering NVQ Level 2 (EAL) at Rochdale Training Association

Course description

Fabrication is the manufacture of items and structures from metals. You will be involved with making and building things from metal using methods such as cutting, shaping, and welding. Anything made from metal could be classed as a fabrication. Welding is a process that uses heat to join the metal parts of a fabrication together.
This Apprenticeship would be suitable for anyone who is looking to work as a Plater/Fabricator, Sheet Metal Worker or Welder.
During your Apprenticeship, you will specialize in one of the following:
Manual Welding
Welding machine settings & operating
Sheet Metal Working (3mm or less)
Plate Working (3mm upwards)
Structural Steelwork
Pipe & Tube Fabrication
 

Course content

Fabrication is the manufacture of items and structures from metals. You will be involved with making and building things from metal using methods such as cutting, shaping, and welding. Anything made from metal could be classed as a fabrication. Welding is a process that uses heat to join the metal parts of a fabrication together.
This Apprenticeship would be suitable for anyone who is looking to work as a Plater/Fabricator, Sheet Metal Worker or Welder.
During your Apprenticeship, you will specialize in one of the following:
Manual Welding
Welding machine settings & operating
Sheet Metal Working (3mm or less)
Plate Working (3mm upwards)
Structural Steelwork
Pipe & Tube Fabrication
 

Entry requirements

To start this programme, you should ideally have five GCSEs (grade C or above) or equivalent

Assessment

Assessment methods are selected to suit learner. They are usually determined by the job role, the area being covered and the learners preferred learning style. Some of the most used methods which may be covered throughout the qualification include: Coaching – either one to one or in a group, Observations in the work place, Professional Discussion between the learner and their tutor about a specific event or part of the job, On-line examinations, Assignments and Knowledge questions.

Other assessment methods that may be used include gathering product evidence to support observations and discussions, getting witness statements from colleagues or a personal statement from the learner about a particular event or situation.  Assessments may also be carried out using One File.

Financial information

Under current legislation all people serving an Apprenticeship must be of employed status.

In financial terms it means they should be paid the minimum rate of pay for Apprentices and contractually employed on a full-time basis.

All training within in the Apprenticeship framework is paid for by Rochdale Training using government funding

Future opportunities

Progression on to higher level apprenticeship

Further information

please contact our recruitment team on 01706 631417

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rochdale Training Association directly.

Last updated date: 17 May 2016
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