Fabrication & Welding Level 1

egg-timerFull Time
arrowLevel 1
hat16-18, Adult FT
calendar1 Year
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 06/09/2021

The course is designed to give students the basic engineering skills and underpinning knowledge to prepare them for work in the fabrication industry. It develops competency in fabrication and welding and basic engineering skills as well as the underpinning knowledge so that they will be able to work safely in that environment.

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed for 16-18 year old and adult learners, the course will include a substantial amount of careers related learning designed to support progression to the suitable next step, this could include educational trips, employability skills and employer encounters such as guest speakers. For 16-18 year old learners this will be delivered as a study programme which includes math and English where applicable and work experience.

What progression and career opportunities will I gain?

Successful completion of this qualification can lead on to Level 2 Performing Manfacturing Operations or consideration for an apprenticeship programme.

What are the entry requirements for the course?

3 GCSEs at grade G/1 or higher PLUS grade F/2 or higher in English & maths.

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional Skills English & maths qualifications or GCSE English & maths if not already awarded a grade C/4 or higher in these subjects. If you have a grade D/3 at GCSE you will study English &/or maths GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of English & maths Functional Skills.

Students aged 19+ are strongly encouraged to take relevant English & maths qualifications to support progression into further or higher education, training or employment.

What does the course involve?

This course is suitable for school leavers who have an interest in fabrication and may want a career in the fabrication and welding industry.

The course develops practical skills and covers the theoretical aspects in general of the fabrication and welding:

  • Hand Fitting

  • Gas Welding

  • Working Safely in an Engineering Environment

  • Working Effectively and Efficiently Engineering

  • Using and Communicating Technical Information

  • MIG Welding

  • Fabrication of thick plate

All LMC students will receive tutorial support.

How will I be Assessed?

This course is assessed by successful completion of a portfolio of evidence and practical work.

What qualification will I get?

On completion of this course you will receive an Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Fabrication & Welding.

What do I do Next?

For information, advice and guidance phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306 306.
Course code: A30058-A1A