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Welding Skills (City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate/Award) - Part-time

Engineering Welding

Course outline

This award follows on as a progression route from level 1 or as a direct route for people with prior welding experience.

Areas covered are arc welding, metal-arc gas shielded welding, oxy-acetylene welding, and tungsten-arc gas shielded welding including aluminium.

  • Health and Safety
  • Setting up and using equipment for welding
  • Operate welding equipment safely and effectively
  • Shutdown and leave equipment in a safe condition
  • Produce a series of welded joints in different positions

These courses are run on a part-time, roll on/roll off basis.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions

Location:

Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 2RU

Date / time:

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Day: Monday

Fees / reductions:

Tuition fee: £600

The fee you will depend on your qualifications. Please contact us for more information.

Course code: C000187 / Q001081

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate/Award in Welding Skills

Duration
  • Level 2 Award (C000187): 5 or 10 weeks
  • Level 2 Certificate (C000183): 5 or 10 weeks
Level Level 2
Entry requirements

No specific prior qualifications, learning or experience are required but candidates will need basic literacy and numeracy skills. Students will be invited in for an interview.

Teaching & assessment

The assessment includes 5 mandatory practical tests and an oral test which covers the knowledge for each programme of study.

Progression

After the Level 2 course candidates are offered City & Guilds 3268 Level 3 training which includes more positional welding and a range of metals including Aluminium. There is also the opportunity to join the NVQ Level 1 and 2 course in Fabrication and Welding which is both a practical and portfolio building course which offers greater knowledge across all aspects of Fabrication and Welding.

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