Fabrication and Welding

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This HNC Fabrication & Welding course offers a curriculum that is closely aligned with the current needs and demands of the fabrication and welding industry. The program covers a comprehensive range of topics, including welding processes, fabrication processes, material science, and NDT and DT inspection methods.

Students gain a deep understanding of the theoretical principles behind fabrication and welding, ensuring they have a solid foundation upon which to build their practical skills.

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