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.
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.
Successful completion of this qualification can lead on to Level 2 Performing Manfacturing Operations or consideration for an apprenticeship programme.
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.
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:
Working Safely in an Engineering Environment
Working Effectively and Efficiently Engineering
Using and Communicating Technical Information
Fabrication of thick plate
All LMC students will receive tutorial support.
This course is assessed by successful completion of a portfolio of evidence and practical work.
On completion of this course you will receive an Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Fabrication & Welding.
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