NC Fabrication and Welding

The course is designed to allow candidates to develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of Fabrication and Welding. The course has been designed to offer a balance of practical and theory suitable for candidates who may wish to progress through their employer or further their education. 
 

Applications are invited from candidates who are undertaking a Modern Apprenticeship or as part of their Professional Development.

The course is available to study full time over 1 year or as a day release programme over 2 years.

Course content

Throughout the duration of the course you will undertake SQA NC Units which will lead to the NC Fabrication and Welding Award at SCQF Level 5 or 6; the units that you will undertake are given below:

Core Units

  • Communication Core Skill Unit 
  • Mathematics: Craft 1 
  • Engineering: Using Information Technology 

Mandatory Units 

  • Fabrication Processes
  • Welding Processes
  • Health and Safety: Engineering
  • Engineering Project
  • MIG Welding Skills

Optional Units

  • Graphical Communications
  • Engineering Materials
  • Fabrication Skills
  • MMA Welding Skills
  • TIG Welding Skills
  • Thermal Joining Skills

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Three National 5s or equivalent standard grades or Intermediate 2, including maths and a science or a technical subject
  • Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant life and/or work experience

Progression routes

Successful students may gain entry to HNC Fabrication Welding and Inspection.

Previous students have progressed to employment in the Manufacturing and Ship Building sectors.

SCQF level

5

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

2 Year(s), August to June

SCQF level

5

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

2 Year(s), August to June

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

 
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