NC Fabrication and Welding Engineering

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This course provides fundamental knowledge and practical skills required to progress within the Fabrication and Welding Engineering discipline.


3 National 4 or 5 in English, Mathematics and a Technical subject and successful completion of aptitude test

Successful completion of Performing Engineering Operations Qualification and successful completion of aptitude test. 

Please note that you must be 16 by the start date of the course due to health and safety regulations.


The course includes:

  • Mathematics Craft 1
  • Engineering: Information Technology
  • Communications core skills
  • Health and Safety
  • Welding Processes
  • Fabrication Processes
  • Pattern Development Drawing
  • Graphical Communications
  • Fabrication Skills
  • MMA Welding Skills
  • MIG/MAG Welding Skills
  • TIG Welding Skills
  • Engineering Materials
  • Computer Aided Draughting

Successful completion of each subject involves a number of written and practical assessments.

Various basic welding process, basic fabrication skills, communication skills and interpretation of assembly/pattern development drawings.