Personal Learning Account

Are you aged over 19 and earning under £26,000? Or, has your employment been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Then this course could be available for free through the Personal Learning Account.

How to apply: To apply through the Personal Learning Account, visit this information page.

Is this course right for me?

The Level 2 Awards and Certificates are ideal for anyone already working in welding and fabrication industries and are looking to develop their skills further, to increase your responsibilities and knowledge.

Entry requirements:

You should already be working in the welding and fabrication industry and/ or have appropriate experience an knowledge.


This course will be delivered with a mix of theory and practical work.


Complete a number of practical assignments and an oral knowledge test for each unit.


The Awards and Certificates within this suite of qualifications could lead to a number of job roles including:

  • Fitter Welder
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Maintenance Welding Operative
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Plater Fabricator
  • Welder

Other courses are available within the GLLM Engineering department.