overview

  • Course code:

    14FWC2

  • Subject area:

    Engineering, Welding

  • Attendance:

    Part Time

  • Qualification:

    L2 Certificate in Welding  (3268-20)         

  • Duration:

    September until June - 34 weeks

  • Venue:

    Crawley

  • Start Date:

    September

About the course

It provides the perfect opportunity for anyone who wishes to improve their existing skills, and work in heavier thicknesses or types of metal.

Students will get to choose three of the four processes offered; MMA, MIG, TIG, and Oxy-acetylene. If returning, it would allow for progression in their chosen processes.

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.

WHO CAN JOIN?

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.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED

Assessment will be conducted by the tutors running the course, and verified both internally and externally.

Each process requires you  to produce a series of 5 test welds which must meet a predetermined standard set by City & Guilds. In addition to this there are a set of questions regarding health and safety, and theory relevant to the process, this is conducted verbally within the workshop.

Costs/EQUIPMENT

Students 16-18 year olds will not have to pay tuition fees, awarding body registration or exam fees. Please note: You may be entitled to a Bursary payment to help with costs such as travel to College, trips and equipment, a food allowance and childcare. To qualify you must be resident in the UK and meet the eligibility criteria which will include evidence of your financial circumstances.

Students aged 19 and over will have to pay tuition fees, awarding body registration or exam fees. Please note: You may be entitled to a Bursary payment to help with costs such as travel to College, trips and equipment and childcare. To qualify you must be resident in the UK and meet the eligibility criteria which will include evidence of your financial circumstances.

Attendance requirements

1 evening per week either Monday 6pm - 9pm or Tuesday 6pm - 9pm

AFTER COMPLETING THE COURSE

Upon completion, this qualification will allow progression to the level 3 certificates. It will certainly be useful in the employment market, as having good positional welding skills in 3 processes will broaden the range of roles available.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact the Admissions Team by emailing admissions@crawley.ac.uk or by calling 01293 442200 - press option 2 for Admissions.