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Fabrication and Welding (Level 5)

West Lothian College

Content

Practical, one-year course for those wanting to work in the fabrication and welding industry. There are opportunities in oil- and gas-related industries and manufacturers of metal parts and equipment.

The course includes:

Different types of welding and materials; Workshop skills - correct use of hand-tools; Manufacturing components from engineering drawings, on lathes and milling machines; Measuring; Health and safety; Computer-aided design; Mathematics.

Entry Requirements

National 4 Maths. Interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

NC Level 6 and HNC/D is possible

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy