SVQ2 Level 2 Pipe Fitting

This course is designed for those who wish to pursue a career within the fabrication and pipe fitting sector. The award allows the candidate to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of core fabrication, welding, using hand skills units at Scottish Vocational Qualifications Level 2.

There may also be the opportunity for students to undertake the SVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations.

Course content

  • Working safely in an engineering environment
  • Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
  • Using and communicating technical information

Optional Units include:

  • Forming and Assembling Pipe Work Systems
  • Cutting and shaping materials using thermal cutting equipment
  • Preparing and using manual metal arc (MMA) welding equipment
  • Preparing and using MIG, MAG and other continuous wire welding equipment.
  • Preparing and using Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding equipment

A selection of other optional units within the fabrication, welding and pipework framework may be available subject to demand and progression throughout course.


Entry requirements (minimum)

  • No formal qualifications are required
  • Applicants must have an interest in a career in this sector

Selection Process Information

Progression routes

  • NC Fabrication and Welding

SCQF level


Start date

27 August 2018


1 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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