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Level 2

Welding Skills Certificate – Level 2


The course runs 1 evening per week 6pm-9pm.

The Level 2 Certificate provides the perfect opportunity for anyone wishing to improve their existing skills, and work in heavier thicknesses or types of metal. Delivery is one evening a week during term time, duration will be 3 hours per week and training will last between 20 and 34 weeks depending on the processes chosen and individual skills.

Applicants will get to choose two of the four processes offered; MMA, MIG, TIG ferrous, and TIG aluminium.

This level 2 course is primarily concerned with positional welding, and destructive testing of samples. Which provides the opportunity to see what makes a good weld. By the end of the course you will achieve certification in your chosen processes, and have gained a sound understanding of the theory behind them, as well as the performing of destructive tests. In addition to this, you will be inducted in the use of workshop facilities, and have a better understanding of technical terms involved in welding. This Certificate is an internationally recognised qualification from City & Guilds.


Applicants need to be over 19. This course is suitable for those with some experience within the industry requiring certification for job progression, or having completed the level 1 certificate in welding and wish to increase your skills. This level 2 course is far more industry based, and would suit someone looking for employment in the welding sector.

The workshop is adapted for wheelchair access and welding equipment can be modified.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

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