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Fabrication and Welding Skills

Fife College

Venues

Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus, Rosyth Campus

Content

This Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) Level 2 based course leads to a Scottish Vocational qualification (SVQ).

It focuses on the key skills required to commence employment in the fabrication and welding industry. The course has 8 core units surrounding many different workshop-based activities, where these practical assessments undertaken are recorded, in the compilation of a student-based portfolio of evidence.

Subjects Include:
Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements; Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation; Working efficiently and effectively in engineering; Producing platework components and assemblies; Cutting and shaping materials using thermal cutting equipment; Preparing and using manual metal arc welding equipment; Preparing and using manual TIG or plasma-arc welding equipment; Preparing and using semi-automatic MIG, MAG and flux cored arc welding equipment.

Entry Requirements

Relevant NC at SCQF Level 5; interview; aptitude test

Progression Routes

Relevant NC at SCQF Level 5; interview; aptitude test

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering and Energy

SCQF Level

5

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