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Welding & Fabrication

This course is a great place to start if you want to pursue a career in engineering. It is mainly delivered in a practical way in the workshop environment.

Welding has been taught for many years at Craven College but it is new as an exciting, full-time option. You will have access to our welding bays and industry-standard equipment.
You will have the opportunity to enter the prestigious CITB Skill Build competition. All tools, equipment and materials are provided.

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Study Location
1-2 Years
depending on Level
How your qualification is made up

Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 – Engineering (Welding & Fabrication) Level 1 including English & maths GCSEs grade 9-2
  • Level 1 – 4 GCSEs grade 9-1 including English or maths

What you will study

  • Fundamentals of Engineering
  • Develop Ability to Work with Hand Tools, Powered Tools & a Sheet Metal Working & Fabrication Equipment
  • Gain Additional Qualifications in MMA & MIG Welding
  • Develop Ability to Work with Hands-on Powered Tools
  • Learn to Weld Different Joints
  • Develop More Advanced Engineering Skills eg Pattern Development & Positional Welding
  • Work Safely & Effectively

What's Next?

Further Study

  • Apprenticeship


  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Welder
  • Pipefitter
Select your preferred study programme (subject). You can make 2 choices now and make a final decision in June. We will give you a conditional offer based on your predicted/actual GCSEs.
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