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Fabrication and Welding E140

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/38064/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

36 weeks, part-time

Level

This is a level 1 course.

Course outline

This course develops those skills necessary to train for work as a welder. It covers basic to intermediate techniques required for the modern engineering industry.

Course details

The award consists of five units:

  • Working Safely in an Engineering Environment
  • Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering
  • Using and Communicating Technical Information
  • Preparing and Using Manual Metal Arc Welding Equipment
  • Preparing and Using Manual MIG, MAG and Other Continuous Wire Welding Equipment

All units have workshop content.

Entry guidelines

No previous experience in fabrication and welding is needed

Applicants will need to demonstrate basic English and maths skills at Entry level or above

IT skills would be beneficial

Satisfactory interview and assessment (including manual dexterity)

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Where can I progress to?

Apprenticeships in local light and heavy fabrication/welding companies, shipbuilding and ship repair.

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Assessment Method

Students will be individually action planned and reviewed throughout the course.

Equipment Required

Protective clothing such as boots and overalls will be required for workshop practice.

When does this course run?

Starting 4th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: E140J001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £450.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

Starting 3rd Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: E140K001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £450.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 17th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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