Fabrication & Welding Practice Level 2 Certificate

You will study at our state-of-the art STEAM Academy at Pencoed Campus.

  • £950

  • 30 weeks, Monday & Tuesday 6 pm – 8.45 pm OR Wednesday 9 am – 4 pm

The ABC Fabrication and Welding qualification is built up of 3 levels, beginning with this course – the Level 2 Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Practice (Downhand Welding).

The Level 2 Certificate trains you to a standard of practical proficiency, and is suitable for a wide range of individuals:

  • Self-employed
  • Adults wishing to specialise their skills by pursuing single units
  • Young people who are new to the industry
  • Young people who are following an apprenticeship programme and want to expand their skills

The Level 2 Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Practice is made up of 2 mandatory and 3 optional units:

Mandatory units:

  • Health and safety in fabrication and welding
  • Science and calculations for fabrication and welding practice

Optional units – add any 3 optional units from those listed below:

  • Oxy-acetylene gas welding
  • Manual metal-arc welding
  • Metal-arc gas shielded welding
  • Tungsten-arc gas shielded welding
  • Fabrication processes (general)
  • Fabrication processes (sheet metal)
  • Engineering drawing using manual and CAD techniques
  • Welding inspection

Ongoing assessment.

There are no specific entry criteria for this course. However, applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview with the course tutor to assess their suitability.

Progress to the ABC Level 3 Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Practice.

The Level 2 Certificate trains you to a standard of practical proficiency, and is suitable for a wide range of individuals:

  • Self-employed
  • Adults wishing to specialise their skills by pursuing single units
  • Young people who are new to the industry
  • Young people who are following an apprenticeship programme and want to expand their skills

The Level 2 Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Practice is made up of 2 mandatory and 3 optional units:

Mandatory units:

  • Health and safety in fabrication and welding
  • Science and calculations for fabrication and welding practice

Optional units – add any 3 optional units from those listed below:

  • Oxy-acetylene gas welding
  • Manual metal-arc welding
  • Metal-arc gas shielded welding
  • Tungsten-arc gas shielded welding
  • Fabrication processes (general)
  • Fabrication processes (sheet metal)
  • Engineering drawing using manual and CAD techniques
  • Welding inspection

Ongoing assessment.

There are no specific entry criteria for this course. However, applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview with the course tutor to assess their suitability.

Progress to the ABC Level 3 Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Practice.

The STEAM Academy

Our state of the art STEAM Academy will be an exciting new building to accommodate teaching, learning and support facilities for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.

The Academy will be a flagship for showcasing 21st century teaching and learning, bringing economic and cultural growth to the Bridgend County Borough area.

STEAM Academy, Pencoed Campus, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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