Fabrication and Welding (Modern Apprenticeship) SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

The Modern Apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with the employer, student and the training provider. This course consists of block release training in college.

Registration and certification of the qualification is through the awarding body EAL.

Entry requirements

  • Must be in relevant employment
  • It is recommended that candidates should have National 4 passes in English, Maths, a Science subject and Craft/Design Technology.

Apprentices will work towards achieving an EAL SVQ2 in Performing Engineering Operations and SQA National Certificate in Fabrication and Welding. 

Typical subjects include:

  • Manual Welding
  • Pipe and Tube Fabrication
  • Welding Machine Setting and Operating
  • Plate Working 
  • Sheet Metal Working
  • Structural Steel

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Block release

Block release

How long will my course last?

2 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus
    • Work Based

Start date



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

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progress to:

  • Fabrication and Welding (SVQ3) Modern Apprenticeship SCQF L6

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