Fabrication & Welding apprenticeship

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Course Specifics

Intermediate and Advanced
12-18 months
Interview Required:
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
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Funding Assisted:
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Course overview

Depending on the pathway taken, key units include:

  • Manual Welding
  • Welding machine settings and operating
  • Sheet Metal Working
  • Plate Working
  • Structural Steelwork

Who is this course for?

This Apprenticeship is available at both Intermediate and Advanced level, a member of our Recruitment Team will be able to advise which level is most suitable for you based on your current grades and experience. Applicants to this Apprenticeship could be a mix of age and experience. As a guide, applicants may come from a range of routes including: work or work experience training and/or experience which could include a portfolio showing what you have done, foundation learning at level 1, any of the Key Skills or Functional Skills, Young Apprenticeship, vocational or academic qualification(s).

What other experience will I gain?

Fabrication is the manufacture of items and structures from metals. You will be involved with making and building things from metal using methods such as cutting, shaping, and welding. Anything made from metal could be classed as a fabrication. Welding is a process that uses heat to join the metal parts of a fabrication together. This Apprenticeship would be suitable for anyone who is looking to work as a Plater/Fabricator, Sheet Metal Worker or Welder.

Where will this lead?

Once the Intermediate Apprenticeship has successfully finished you can carry on working and progress onto the Advanced level Apprenticeship to possibly gain a promotion. Following this you could go on to University Level studies in an engineering related topic and of course have the opportunity to carry on working and progress your career.

What are my career options?

What Ofsted say

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