HNC Fabrication, Welding and Inspection

Apply now

This course provides fundamental knowledge required to progress within the Fabrication Engineering discipline and covers topics including Engineering Drawing, Quality Management and Fabrication Processes.


Successful completion of a National Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Engineering course at Level 5, or adult applicants will be considered individually on the basis of previous experience and/or learning.

Applicants who have successfully achieved an appropriate FA in Engineering with related NC qualification will be suitable for entry on successful completion.


The course includes:

  • Quality Management an Introduction
  • Engineering Drawing
  • 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.

Further understanding of various welding, fabrication and inspection techniques.

Understanding of British and European standards related to welding and welding processes.