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Fabrication and Welding - NVQ at University Academy Keighley

Course description

This course is suitable for students who would like to develop some welding and fabrication skills and qualification before applying for a job in the industry.

Course content

This programme is made up of a total of six unitsCore units (all three units required)Unit 1 working safely in an engineering environmentUnit 2 working efficiently and effectively in engineeringUnit 3 Using and communicating technical informationAddition units (all three units required)Unit 22 Producing sheet metal components and assembliesUnit 27 preparing and using manual metal arc welding equipmentUnit 29 preparing and using manual MIG, MAG and other continous wire welding equipment

Entry requirements

Entry is open to all and although formal qualification are not necessary, we expect you to show a commitment to this intensive training programme. 


You need to apply for the course by completing an application form and sending it to college.You will be then invited to attend an interview, where we will discuss the course and what you hope to achieve by completing the curse, to ensure that it is the right course for you.For more information or a course application form please contact the Information, Advice and Guidance Centre on 01535 618600 or email course is run at Park Lane College Keighley as part of the Three Valleys Partnership. If you would like to know more about the course and whether it is suitable for you, ask your Head of Year or Careers Adviser in the first instance.Park Lane reference - 25480

Future opportunities

On completion of this course you will be prepared for a job within the industry and may go on to complete your full qualifications on a day release course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact University Academy Keighley directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year