Fabrication and Welding Engineering Level 5 NC

What is special about this course?

This course has been designed to allow you to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in fabrication and welding processes.  The course is ideal if you want to enter the fabrication and welding industry.

Entry requirements

School leavers

  • English and Maths or Physics National 4 pass; and one other National 4 pass in an engineering related subject. 
  • Applicants may be invited to interview

Mature students

  • Evidence of skills and knowledge gained in the fabrication and welding industry and detailed on your personal statement.
  • Applicants may be invited to interview


  • Welding and fabrication processes and skill
  • Thermal cutting
  • Pattern development
  • Design project
  • Welding procedures and testing

If you wish to progress to the Level 6 NC in Fabrication and Welding Engineering you may be required to do an additional mathematics unit as part of your optional units.


How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


How long will my course last?

36 Week

36 weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • NC Fabrication and Welding Engineering (SCQF Level 6)
  • Employment at craft level in the fabrication and welding industry

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