Fabrication and Welding NC SCQF Level 5

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. It includes practical and thermal cuttings along with theory. 

Entry requirements

School leavers

  • English and Maths or Physics National 4 pass; and an Intermediate 1 at C or above, or 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


Units include:

  • Engineering: Using Information Technology
  • Engineering Project
  • Health and Safety
  • Fabrication Processes
  • Pattern Development
  • Thermal Cutting Skills
  • Welding Processes
  • Metal Inert Gas/Metal Active Gas
  • Fabrication Skills


How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Full time
  • Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

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?

  • A Modern Apprenticeship in Fabrication and Welding
  • Employment at craft level in the fabrication and welding industry

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