Pre Apprenticeship Fabrication and Welding Engineering

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


National 4, or equivalent group of modules/units plus successful completion of aptitude test.

Adult applicants will be considered individually on the basis of previous experience and/or learning 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 3 mandatory units:

  • Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements
  • Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering
  • Using and Communicating Technical Information.

Plus 3 optional units from PEO frameworks:

  • Carrying out sheet metal cutting, forming and assembly activities.
  • Cutting and shaping platework components.
  • Using manual metal arc welding equipment
  • plus various other practical units and exercises
Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: