Fabrication and Welding

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This course provides you with the knowledge and skills in a range of core fabrication, welding, quality, materials and inspection systems principles and technologies.

You will achieve a degree of specialisation within fabrication, welding, shipbuilding and pipework engineering.

You will complete a range of units including:

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; Communication practical skills; Welding procedures: Specification, qualification and testing; Containers: Design and manufacture; Engineering drawing; Materials selection; Fabrication, welding and inspection: Graded Unit 1 examination.

Entry Requirements

A relevant NC or SVQ Level 3. Your application will be considered if you are an apprentice or if you have relevant experience with no formal qualifications.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND programme or employment in the fabrication and welding industry.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

2 years


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