This Level 1 Certificate in Welding, Fabrication and Cutting Skills is a foundation course for learners wanting a practical, hands on learning experience that will lead to a nationally recognised qualification. It is a great place to start for anyone wanting to pursue a career in engineering.
You will learn the fundamentals of engineering through completing a variety of practical assessments. You will develop your ability to work with hand tools, powered tools as well a wide range of sheet metal working and fabrication equipment.
There are additional opportunities to develop skills that can support careers in pattern making and fabrication.
In addition to the main qualification you will also have opportunity to develop other skills and gain additional qualifications in MMA and MIG welding that will help broaden the range of career opportunities available to you.
You will also have opportunity to take part in outdoor activities along with a wide range of cross college activities.
The bulk of this qualification is delivered in the workshop environment.
In addition to learning the practical aspects of engineering and how to use the equipment you will be taught how to work safely and effectively.
Entry Requirements & Interview Process
At the start of your course we would expect you to complete an initial assessment to determine your current level of Maths and English, this will help us to ensure that you are the right course at the right level for you.
It also helps us to plan your programme and to make sure that the right support is in place for you.
Level 2 and 3 in an Engineering course or employment.
Practical assessment and portfolio
This course is free for students age 16 – 18. For students 19+ please contact our Student Services Team on 01422 399367 for more information.
Certificate in Introductory, Welding, Fabrication and Cutting Skills (L1) Halifax or Brighouse
Calderdale College has a set of standard entry requirements. Apply for the course you want to study and we will help you get there.
There are a lot of courses available – work focused, practical and academic so it is important to think about the future and whether you want to proceed to university, move onto another course or get a job. We offer BTECs, Apprenticeships, T Levels, NVQs, VRQs, Degree Level Courses and more.
If you’re still not sure, don’t worry, just speak to a member of our advice and guidance team who will advise you.