Fabrication and Welding (Modern Apprenticeship) SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

UHI Inverness, as a training provider, offers Modern Apprenticeships in Engineering for students already in employment at Craft, Technical or Management Level. Registration and certification of the qualification is through the awarding body EAL.

Each discipline is tailored to suit company needs while training the individual to a high competency level.

Apprentices on this qualification will work towards achieving an EAL SVQ3 in Fabrication and Welding. 


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.


Typical subjects include:-

  • Manual Welding
  • Pipe and Tube Fabrication
  • Welding Machine Setting and Operating
  • Plate Working - 3mm upwards
  • Sheet Metal Working - 3mm or less
  • Structural Steel

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Work based

How long will my course last?

2 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus
    • Work Based

Start date

Rolling entry


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

What can I do on completion of my course?

Is there more information available online?

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Application and further course information can be found here: Modern Apprenticeship: Fabrication and Welding (SVQ3) SCQF 6 - UHI Inverness

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.