Fabrication and Welding Level 3

Key Details

  • Available at
    Dolgellau, Llangefni, Rhyl
  • Level
    3
  • Study Mode
    Full-time
  • Programme Area
    Engineering and Power Technology, International, Motor Vehicle Technology
  • Course Length

    2 years

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (FE)
  • Bilingual

    This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

    • Llangefni

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

Are you looking to gain practical experience of welding and fabrication work?

This course introduces you to the fundamental techniques of welding and fabrication.

The course is aimed at learners who are interested in following a career as a welder or welder/fabricator. The course is also useful as a foundation qualification for those wanting to join the armed forces.

Entry Criteria

In order to qualify for this course, you will need:

  • Fabrication and Welding Level 2

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom-based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)
  • Practical sessions in a realistic working environment

Assessment

The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation
  • Demonstration of practical skills
  • Online examination

Progression

Completion of this course will give you the fundamental skills and knowledge to complete fabrication/welding work.

You could apply your learning to a range of industries including motor vehicle, sculpting, general maintenance.

The course will also prepare you for studying at a more advanced level.

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Automotive Engineering Level 3

You could also proceed into higher education.

Would you like to apply for this course?

Dolgellau
Llangefni