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  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5
  • Course Type:   Part-time (Day release)


Please be aware this course is now full. If you apply, you will receive a course full email and if place was to become available we would be in contact but we cannot guarantee this. Some courses still have availability- please check the website for update information on course availability.


Are you interested in a Fabrication & Welding career? Then why not attend this course to learn all the skills and information necessary to start out your journey.

Start date – Aug 2024

End date –  Jul 2025

SCQF Level -  5

Mode –  Part time (Day release)

Days: Wednesday
Times: 9am – 4pm
Duration: 1 year

Cost: £750

  • What this course includes

    This course covers the three main practical welding processes MMA, MIG & TIG, as well as practical fabrication skills to get you ready for your career.

    You will also cover the academic side of this career in understanding how equipment works and the materials used in Fabrication & Welding.

Why choose this course

This course covers all the practical and theory skills need for a career in this industry and can also lead to apprenticeships with Fabrication & Welding companies always eager to recruit.

Entry requirements

  • At least National 4 (Intermediate 1) including mathematics

We consider mature candidates without the minimum qualifications on an individual basis.

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

  • Where it leads

    Education: NC Level 6 and then on to HNC/D and/or degree-level.

    Employment: A career in Welding and Fabrication.

    Successful completion of the NC can lead straight onto employment or further your qualification with the HNC Fabrication, Welding & Inspection.

Interview arrangements

Interviews are in person, with a tour of the workshop facilities and a chat about what and why you wish to come onto the course.

Fees, finance and funding

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds. Click here to find out more

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.