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Fabrication and Welding

Fife College

Venues

Rosyth Campus

Content

The core of the HNC is the principles that underly the fabrication and welding industry. You will understand industrial practice in your local industry, the use of materials, and the effects of processes on their mechanical, physical and chemical properties.

Subjects Include:
Welding principles and applications 1; Welding principles and applications 2; Fabrication: preparation joining and assembly; Quality management: an introduction; Fabrication and welding materials; Inspection systems; Engineering project; Fabrication forming processes; Pipework 1: construction and site installation; Communications: practical skills; Welding procedures: specification, qualification and testing; Fabrication, welding and inspection: graded unit; Magnetic particle inspection – this unit can be offered as a credit transfer on production of current and relevant certification in this field of expertise;
Liquid penetrant inspection – this unit can be offered as a credit transfer on production of current and relevant certification in this field of expertise.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher plus 2 subjects at National 5, preferably Maths, or a science or technological subject; or Foundation Apprenticeship Engineering; or NC Fabrication and Welding Engineering; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF 5 or 6.

Progression Routes

On successful completion of the HNC, candidates are encouraged to consider furthering their careers by investigating memberships of Professional Bodies such as The Welding Institute or seek Personnel certification for Non-Destructive Testing.

Start Date

Various

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering and Energy

SCQF Level

7

Website

www.fife.ac.uk

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