The Engineering department at Lancaster & Morecambe College has a successful training programme for apprentices and advanced apprentices for Fabrication & Welding. Full time courses are offered in Fabrication & Welding, Maintenance Engineering and Electrical Installations. LMC is increasing its training provision for students who are looking to a future in the engineering sector. Companies are increasing their intake of engineering apprentices, with the aim of developing and retaining their skills base.
Ryann Williams, Head of Engineering
“I would just like to thank you for all the help you have given me over the past year. Without the College I would not be in the position I am now. So many thanks and I will hopefully see you once again in the future.”
Ben Baker, Engineering Level 3
Past students have gone on to higher courses in Engineering and the Built Environment. Last year’s students secured employment with EDF, GA Engineering, Bowker IT and Rogerson. Students progress to working as engineers in a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, utilities, marine construction, steel fabrication, laundry clothing processing, fuel storage/distribution, sheet metal fabrication and electrical engineering.
Your future career could be..
|Welder||£16,000 - £35,000|
|Motor Mechanic||£18,000 - £35,000|
|Building Services Engineer||£20,000 - £50,000|
|Rail Engineering Technician||£30,000 - £35,000|
|Mechanical Engineer||£22,000 - £75,000|
Fabrication and Welding Level 1 (A33460-A1A)
What do I need to join?
3 GCSEs at grade G/1 or higher PLUS grade F/2 or higher in Maths and English.
Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.
The course is designed to give students the basic skills and underpinning knowledge to prepare them for work in the fabrication industry. It develops competency in fabrication and welding skills and provides underpinning knowledge so that they will be able to work safely in that environment.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for school leavers who have an interest in fabrication and may want a career in the fabrication and welding industry.
Course Information Sheet