Fabrication Welding and Inspection

Inverness College UHI


Inverness New Campus


This course aims to develop your ability to apply analysis and synthesis skills to the solution of fabrication, welding and inspection problems and provides a range of communication skills relevant to the needs of incorporated engineers.

You will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of core fabrication, welding, quality, materials and inspection systems principles and technologies at Higher National level and to achieve a degree of specialisation within fabrication or welding engineering.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths or Physics, or Foundation Apprenticeship Engineering, or NC Fabrication and Welding (Level 6). You may be required to attend an interview.

Progression Routes

Successful completion of the HNC allows you to meet the educational requirements to work as a technician or supervisor in the fabrication and welding industry.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Engineering Technology

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