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

05

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

2 Year(s), August to June

SCQF level

05

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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