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Fabrication and Welding Engineering

Course Code: PG13

Level: 3
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: EMTA
Qualification: Diploma, NVQ
Course type: Part-time
Duration: 18 months

About the course

If you have been working in engineering for a few years and have a good skill-set in your role but wish to develop, this is a great course to demonstrate your current knowledge and further your competency.

What you'll learn

This course develops understanding in:

  • complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • using and interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • working efficiently and effectively in engineering.
Entry requirements

Completion of a level 2 course in a related field is essential. It is also recommended that you are experienced working in an engineering based role requiring you to demonstrate fabrication and welding skills.


A portfolio of evidence will be submitted for assessment and there are no formal examinations.

What's next?

Following completion of the level 3 course, there is the opportunity progress in a wide range of fabrication and welding engineering roles including:

  • plater/fabricator
  • sheet metal worker
  • steel erector/fabricator
  • welder.
Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: PG13

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £3500

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 3 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.