Engineering & Automotive

Diploma in Engineering - Fabrication and Welding Technology - E187

12 Quays Part Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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If you want to develop engineering skills for industrial or non-industrial fields such as manufacturing or maintenance engineering, then this is the course for you. You will be introduced to a range of skills to help get you started in the industry.

Course Details

This course will enable you to study a wide range of skills, all of which will help you on your chosen career pathway, moving into employment or further training.

You will get the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised vocational qualification linked to your chosen career. Also, this course will help you to develop the personal and social skills which employers look for.

You will be given support and guidance throughout your learning journey and your progress will be reviewed with you regularly.

Units you will study are:

  • Working in engineering
  • Principles of engineering technology
  • Principles of fabrication and welding technology
  • Welding by Manual Metal Arc process
  • Welding by MIG process
  • Welding by TIG process
Entry Guidelines
Relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above. Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference. 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.
Equipment Required

Protective fireproof overalls, welding mask, welding gauntlets and steel toe capped footwear. Lever arch file pens, pencils and paper etc.

Assessment Method

Students are assessed through completion of online assessments, portfolio of evidence and practical assessments.

Additional Information

The course has a large element of workshop practical activities.

Where can I progress to?
This is a recognised industry based award and as such provides students with knowledge and skills at the level which employers recognise as important to the industry. Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects. Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

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If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £1290.00

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

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