Fabrication and Welding

In fabrication and welding you will be preparing and joining different types of metal using different processes. You will learn how to interpret engineering drawings and symbols to make accurate items. You will learn about aspects of the trade such as cutting, forming and joining metal and using different methods of carrying out sheet metal cutting, forming and assembly including oxy-fuel equipment and manual metal arc and TIG welding. Our Engineering and Renewable Energy Centre offers you the unique chance to work with a variety of welding equipment as well as diagnostic testing equipment which has been installed to help you develop the up-to-date skills the industry is looking for.
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With the current workforce shortage in mind the demand for people with fabrication and welding skills will only continue to grow and you can expect to earn around £16k – £31k a year.

Career Areas

  • Sheet metal worker
  • Welder
  • Rail track maintenance
  • Blacksmith

What Next?

If you are considering university, following successful completion of level 3, you could study at University Centre Grimsby for a qualification such an HNC or HND in Engineering. Engineering courses are available in many other universities nationally.

Fabrication and Welding Courses

Level 1 Certificate in Engineering Technologies

Level 1 Diploma in Engineering Technologies

Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Technologies

Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Technologies

Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technologies

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