Welding – Level 2 Certificate

Level: 2 | Duration: 20 Weeks | Start Date: September 2017

Entry requirements:
The qualifications at Level 2 are designed for those wishing to build on introductory skills acquired at Level 1. They allow candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the engineering sector.

What will this course lead on to?
The qualifications provide knowledge and/or practical skills related to Engineering NVQs at Level 2.

On completion of these qualifications candidates may progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering (2850)
  • Level 3 Awards in Advanced Welding Skills (3268-03)

What will I learn on this course?
Students will select from one of the following disciplines:

  • Unit 201 Manual Metal Arc (MMA) welding
  • Unit 202 Oxy-acetylene welding
  • Unit 203 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding – aluminium
  • Unit 204 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding
  • Unit 205 Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding
  • Unit 206 Metal fabrication
  • Unit 207 Thermal cutting techniques
  • Unit 208 Flux cored arc welding

For each qualification candidates will be required to complete the following assessments:

  • Five practical assignments and one oral knowledge test for each welding unit
  • Three practical assignments and one oral knowledge test for the metal fabrication unit
  • Three practical assignments and one oral knowledge test for the thermal cutting unit

Full assignment details can be found in the Practical covering TIG, MIG, MMA and Oxy-Acetylene Welding.

Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course fee applies, £149. Many of our students study for free, as depending upon your personal circumstances you may be eligible for funding. Please see our Guide to Fees on the Adult section of our website or enquire at your interview to find out if you are eligible.

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