Engineering (Fabrication & Welding) Apprenticeship Level 3

Engineering (Fabrication & Welding) Apprenticeship Level 3

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Develop your understanding of complex fabricated items whilst progressing further with our Level 3 fab and weld apprenticeship. Learn technical drawing skills, production and development of weld procedures, problem solving and design and research activities of fabricated components.

Duration 18 - 24 months
Study mode Full Time
Start date Various
Campus Industrial Delivery
Course code 52560-01

What you learn

Apprenticeship themes:

• NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma Fabrication and Welding Engineering

• Plateworking (3mm or thicker) OR sheet metal (up to and including 3mm)

• Using and interpreting engineering drawings and documents

• Cutting and shaping using shearing, thermal cutting, saws and discs materials

• Welding materials using the various processes

• Technical Certificate EAL Level 3 Diploma in Engineering (QCF)

• Principles of engineering, fabrication and welding using metal inert gas (MIG)

• Welding, pattern development, thick plate work, structural steel work and sheet metal work

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 relevant establishment.

You will be given the opportunity and support to practice and develop the newly acquired knowledge and skills.

Entry requirements

You will need to have completed Intermediate Fabrication and Welding. 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.

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