Fabrication and Welding

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


The NC Fabrication and Welding programme at Glasgow Clyde College is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education in the core skills and knowledge essential to the fabrication and welding industry. The curriculum encompasses both theoretical and practical classes, ensuring that students gain a solid foundation in various fabrication processes. This comprehensive approach allows students to acquire a versatile skill set that can be applied across different aspects of the industry.

The course caters to the needs of both traditional students seeking a dedicated educational path and working professionals looking to enhance their skills while maintaining employment as it is available to study on a full-time and a part-time basis.

Content Includes:
Communication core skill unit; Mathematics: Craft 1; Engineering: Using information technology; Fabrication processes; Welding processes; Health and safety: Engineering; Engineering project; MIG welding skills; Graphical communications; Engineering materials; Fabrication skills; MMA welding skills; TIG welding skills; Thermal cutting skills.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English, Maths and a 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

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Fabrication and Welding

SCQF Level