Engineering (Fabrication & Welding) Apprenticeship Level 2

Engineering (Fabrication & Welding) Apprenticeship Level 2

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Start working on general fabricated items ranging from catering equipment, ductwork and canopies for hotel kitchens to structural components, such as building conversion steelwork, offshore oil platforms and subsea components.

Duration 18 - 24 months
Study mode Full Time
Start date Various
Campus Industrial Delivery
Course code 52535-01

What you learn

Apprenticeship themes:

• Producing plate work and sheet metal components

• Using manual MIG, MAG and other continuous wire welding equipment

• Using manual TIG or plasma-arc

• Using manual metal arc welding equipment

• Welding by using various processes

• Fabrication thick plate, bar and section

Benefits / Skills you will develop

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to work for a real employer, earn a real salary and gain a real qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience.

How you will be assessed

A wide range of assessment methods are used both in the classroom environment and workplace. Evidence reflects how you have carried out the process relating to your competence.

For example: The process that you carry out could be recorded in an observation or witness testimony. Products relating to your competence could be minutes of a meeting, e mails, letters, manufacturing instructions, photos and health and safety checks.

Different forms of questioning are carried out on an on-going part of the assessment process.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

One day a week is spent in college at Printworks Campus learning the theory and basis of application in a supportive learning environment.

For the rest of the week you will be in paid employment within a fabrication and welding establishment. You will be given the opportunity and support to practice and develop the newly acquired knowledge and skills.

Entry requirements

A rigorous recruitment and selections process is carried out to ensure that the aspiring apprentices are suited to enduring this exciting and challenging route of study. GCSE grade A-C in English and Maths would be an advantage.

However if you cannot provide evidence of this then you will be required to sit an online assessment test. Employment in a fabrication and welding establishment.

What's next

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Nearest train station

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