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Fabrication and Welding Engineering

Course Code: PG12

Level: 2
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: EMTA
Qualification: Diploma, NVQ
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
Duration: 18 months

About the course

If you are currently working in engineering and have some knowledge and skills in the industry, this is a great course to demonstrate and be awarded a qualification for your competence in joining, welding and forming of materials.

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

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have some experience working in an engineering based role with basic 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 2 course, there is the opportunity to join a Level 3 course or 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: PG12

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

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?
This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.