Fabrication, Welding and Inspection

Fife College


Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus, Rosyth Campus


This highly sought after advanced level course offers you the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of commonly used and specialist welding processes and inspection techniques used within the oil, petro-chemical, nuclear, and general fabrication industries.

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:
Communication: practical skills; Welding principles and applications; Fabrication: preparation joining and assembly; Quality management: an introduction; Fabrication and welding materials; Inspection systems; Fabrication forming processes.

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

Relevant HND or employment in relevant area.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

1 year


Engineering and Energy

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