This award follows on as a progression route from level 1 or as a direct route for people with prior welding experience.
Areas covered are arc welding, metal-arc gas shielded welding, oxy-acetylene welding, and tungsten-arc gas shielded welding including aluminium.
- Health and Safety
- Setting up and using equipment for welding
- Operate welding equipment safely and effectively
- Shutdown and leave equipment in a safe condition
- Produce a series of welded joints in different positions
These courses are run on a part-time, roll on/roll off basis.
City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate/Award in Welding Skills
No specific prior qualifications, learning or experience are required but candidates will need basic literacy and numeracy skills. Students will be invited in for an interview.
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The assessment includes 5 mandatory practical tests and an oral test which covers the knowledge for each programme of study.
After the Level 2 course candidates are offered City & Guilds 3268 Level 3 training which includes more positional welding and a range of metals including Aluminium. There is also the opportunity to join the NVQ Level 1 and 2 course in Fabrication and Welding which is both a practical and portfolio building course which offers greater knowledge across all aspects of Fabrication and Welding.
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