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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (Fabrication and Welding)

This practical skills course is designed for those who wish to gain fundamental skills and knowledge in fabrication and welding and provides part of the framework for a level 2 apprenticeship.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Health and safety
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Producing sheet metal work
  • Metal inert gas welding
  • Manual metal arc welding

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed by a combination of practical work and portfolio building.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have a minimum of three GCSEs at grade D or above, including maths and science.

English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon completion of this course, you will have the basic skills required to gain employment within the industry.

Alternatively, you may decide to progress on to an advanced apprenticeship or further study at level 3.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

Ref: John Sheron

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With the skills and experience gained from our courses and the support from tutors, many of students have successfully secured a variety of engineering positions.