Fabrication and Welding Engineering

Fife College


Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus, Rosyth Campus


On this course you will gain a recognised SQA National Certificate Fabrication & Welding at SCQF Level 5 as well as a large amount of practical training to develop your understanding and skills in the processes and techniques used in fabrication and welding. This National Certificate is also a mandatory element of the Modern Apprenticeship in Fabrication and Welding.

You will study: Maths: Craft 1; Communications; Health and safety: engineering; Fabrication processes;
Welding processes; Computer Aided Draughting CAD; Pattern Development; Thermal Cutting Skills; Fabrication skills; Metal inert gas (MIG) welding skills; Manual Metal Arc (MMA) welding skills; Tungsten Inert Gas (TiG) welding skills.

The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course.

Entry Requirements

National 4 English, Maths and a science or technological subject, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview.

Progression Routes

HNC Fabrication, Welding and Inspection.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering and Energy

SCQF Level



Career Area


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