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Fabrication and Welding Engineering

  • 1 Year | Full Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 2 | Vocational

Course overview

This study programme gives you a broad knowledge and understanding of welding and fabrication techniques used within the engineering sector. Carrying out practical activities in a realistic workshop environment, you will learn a range of welding and material joining techniques. Classroom-based theoretical units are delivered by highly qualified and experienced lecturers, who will support you in learning to both work safely and effectively, and to make efficient use of resources and materials. You will need to pass all practical and theory elements of the programme in order to achieve this nationally recognised qualification.

The study programme includes the following units:

Mandatory Units:

QFWE2/001N Understanding Statutory Regulations
QFWE2/002N Interpreting Engineering Data
QFWE2/003N Working Efficiently & Effectively
Optional Units:

QFWE2/004N Manual Metal Arc Welding Process
QFWE2/005N MIG/MAG Welding Process QFWE2/033N Using Gas Cutting Equipment

Course highlights

  • Practical-based work
  • Modern welding and fabrication workshop
  • Interact with local employers
  • Attend shows/ exhibitions
  • Employability skills
  • Community projects
  • Career pathways

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