HNC Fabrication, Welding and Inspection Day Release - Year 1

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Candidates will gain further knowledge and experience regarding principles of various fabrication and welding techniques.


Applicants must be employed full-time in a related industry at time of application and have authority from employer to attend course. Employer references are required.

  • Completion of NC in Fabrication and Welding Engineering level 5 or 6 or have good relevant industrial experience within the Fabrication and Welding industry.

The course includes:

  • Quality Management an Introduction
  • Safety Engineering and the Environment
  • Fabrication and Welding Materials
  • Practical Communication Skills
  • Fabrication Forming Process
  • Welding Procedures
  • Welding Application 1 and 2
  • Fabrication Assembly
  • Manufacture of Containers
  • Inspection Systems
  • Graded Unit 1

There is continuous assessment throughout and an external graded unit examination at the end of the course.

This course involves more academic qualifications than practical work.