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Engineering - Fabrication & Welding Level 3 Apprenticeship at Knowsley Community College

Course description

The Fabrication & Welding – Plate working or sheet metal, Advanced Apprenticeship has been designed for individuals who are in a position of responsibility; including the supervising/overseeing of other staff and dealing with challenging issues. They are likely to deal with development of complex fabricated items which require technical drawing skills, production and development of weld procedures, problem solving and design and research activities of fabricated components.

Course content

  • NVQ Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Fabrication and Welding
  • L2 Key Skills/Fictional Skills Maths and English
  • L3 Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Entry requirements

Learners to complete Level 2 diagnostic assessments in English, Maths and IT (in most cases). All applicants will also have to complete a vocational aptitude test.

Financial information

You will be required to bring safety boots and overalls, pen, paper an A4 ring binder and any additional equipment at the request of the tutor when required.

Future opportunities

Achievement of this qualification can help you to expand your career in your chosen occupational area through progression into supervisory, management or higher technical roles at work. You may also progress to further qualifications and training at Levels 4 or 5 such as Higher Apprenticeships, HNC / HND.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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      • 180 seat theatre
      • Hair and beauty salons
      • State of the art recording studio
      • Fitness gym (free student membership)
      • A la carte restaurant, Bistro 36