Fabrication and Welding

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This course equips you with knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles required to work in the manufacturing and ship building sectors.

Core units:
Communication core skill unit; Mathematics: Craft 1; Engineering: Using information technology.

Mandatory units:
Fabrication processes; Welding processes; Health and safety: Engineering; Engineering project; MIG welding skills.

Optional units:
Graphical communications; Engineering materials; Fabrication skills; MMA welding skills; TIG welding skills; Pattern development.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English, Maths and another science or technological subject; or Foundation Apprenticeship Engineering. Your application will also be considered if you are a current apprentice or have relevant experience but no formal qualifications.

Progression Routes

HNC Fabrication Welding and Inspection or the potential to move on to jobs in the manufacturing and ship building services.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Fabrication and Welding

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