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Part-time Level 1 City and Guilds Award in Introductory Welding Skills (3268)

Course Name 
Part-time Level 1 City and Guilds Award in Introductory Welding Skills (3268) Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford College
Level Level 1
Start Date September/January
Duration 10 weeks (6 hours per week)
Time of Day Evening
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body City & Guilds
Offering Code AWL1WEIW1E000
Course Overview This is a practical, highly flexible course specifically designed to meet the needs of learners wishing to acquire welding skills at a beginner level.
What you will Study

You will study the theory and practice of welding in one of the following:-


·         Metal Inert Gas Welding (MIG)

·         Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)

·         Manual Metal Arc Welding (ARC)

How you will Learn This is a practical, hands-on course and you will work in our fully equipped fabrication and welding workshop.
Course Structure 95% workshop 5% classroom
How you will be Assessed You will complete five practical welding test pieces. There is also an oral assessment requiring you to answer questions on welding processes and health and safety.
Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements but you will need a keen interest in developing welding skills.
Attendance Expectations Tuesday evening 6.00 to 9.00pm and Thursday evening 6.00 to 9.00pm total 6 hours per week for 10 weeks.
Fee Information

These fees relate to 2022/23

Tuition Fee: TBC

Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, residentials etc which are payable by all students. Any student entered/registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and then withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course. Any re-sit examination will incur a cost.

Different fees apply to international/overseas students and those studying this qualification as a standalone course.

For more detailed information on financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789283.

Further Study City & Guilds 3268 Level 2 Award in Welding Skills or (employment permitting) Performing Engineering Operations NVQ level 2.
Career Opportunities This qualification could be a useful first step towards various careers within the fabrication and welding industry.
How to Apply

Please complete part-time application form.

If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

For Further Details

Please contact Gary Wright on 01924 789463 or email

Alternatively, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

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Subject Area (W) Engineering
Client Group (W) 19+
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Information last amended: 21 February 2023 15:05

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