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Fabrication and Welding Level 2

Programme Description

The course focuses on specific welding and fabrication skills and recognises what a person is able to do at work at this level. It involves the skills and knowledge needed to execute the job, ability to organise work, identify and prevent problems.

This level 2 fabrication and welding learning programme follows a City and Guilds level 2 Diploma, level 2 units in the EAL Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) NVQ and Essential Skills Wales units where applicable.

At a Glance

  Full Time

  1 to 2 years depending on mode of study

  Graig Campus

Programme Features

This is a vocational course with an emphasis on skills development for apprenticeship applications

Assessment based on a portfolio of evidence built up through practical work with written/on-line assessments

The course offers progression from level one or equivalent qualification

On successful completion, it provides entry to City and Guilds level three

Industry recognised qualification

Increases job prospects

Meets contributing requirements of the apprentice framework

Programme Content

Example units covered include: Working in Engineering, Principles of Engineering Technology, Principles of Fabrication and Welding Technology, Welding by MIG, Process Fabricating Thick Plate, Bar and Sections.

Progression & Employment

Successful completion of this course would allow students to apply for an engineering apprenticeship and/or progress to the City and Guilds level three Fabrication & Welding programme.

Method of Assessment

Continuous assessment of practical coursework and portfolio development, supported by on-line multiple choice tests, short answer question papers and assignments.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 3 GCSEs A* - C, including Maths and English/Welsh first language at grade C or above.

Applicants may hold a level one welding certificate and must have a keen interest in welding or fabrication. Course acceptance subject to a short interview.

Additional Costs

All engineering full-time courses which include mechanical, electrical/electronic/fabrication and welding and motor vehicle, are fully funded. 

The learner will also be required to provide their own stationery and basic classroom equipment appropriate to their course (eg pens and a calculator).

All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £25 prior to enrolment.


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Graig Campus
Sandy Road
SA15 4DN
01554 748000
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Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522. 
The registered office is at The Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4DN