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Certificate in Engineering (Welding) Level 1

Location:
Ashington Campus
Level:
n/a
Course Code:
ENG0096F
Awarding Body:
Qualification:

City and Guilds Certificate in Engineering (QCF) Level 1, you can also achieve functional skills at the relevant level.

Start Date:
Flexible/Various

Who is the course for?

The course is ideal if you are interested in gaining an knowledge and experience in the welding and fabrication industry, as this course is a good introduction to the industry.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

There are no entry requires however, you should have an interest in welding and fabrication.

What will I study on the course?

You will learn about engineering fabrication and welding technology. Ideal if you are interested in gaining an Apprenticeship in the welding and fabrication industry, as this course is a good introduction to the industry. You will study a number of units such as working in engineering, engineering technology, fabrication and welding technology, welding by various processes, fabricating thick plate, bar and sections.

The course is delivered as a programme of study 3 days a week over one year. The course consists of three mandatory and two specialist units (five units in total). All of the units have been selected by the engineering team in collaboration with the local employers.. The course starts in early September and finishes in June

Your progress will be assessed by individual learning plans, online exams and practical assignments in your welding disciplines. This course is 60% practical, welding is a very hands on course unlike other engineering based subjects.

Level 1 Functional Skills are provided as an option. You can also study the Level 1 PEO alongside this qualification a BS EN 4872 welding code or consider another welding course option from our college prospectus.

City and Guilds Certificate in Engineering (QCF) Level 1, you can also achieve functional skills at the relevant level.

After completing the course successfully you could progress onto the 2850 Level 2 City and Guilds Technical certificate or NVQ/PEO 2 in the workplace. Or you could seek employment in the engineering fabrication and welding sector, or progression onto the level 2 full time course which will increase your welding ability.

Many of our learners study for free with a Fee Waiver when they are in receipt of qualifying benefits or studying a first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and meet age restrictions or are aged between 16-18.

If you are not entitled to a Fee Waiver, you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help with paying your course fees, or if you are aged over 19 and planning to study at Level 3 or 4 and have not previously studied at Level 3 or above you will be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that covers the costs of your tuition fees. The loan will not cover the cost of any examination / registration fees and these will need to be paid for separately, or you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help cover the cost.

All learners may also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/events/

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