Engineering Manufacture: Fabrication and Welding
This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.
- 2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
- Suitable roles for apprentices
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
- Fitter Welder
- Maintenance Welding Operative
- Pipe Fitter
- Semi skilled sheet metal worker
- Welder (thick plate semi-skilled) / Fabricator (thick plate semi-skilled)
Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:
- NVQ Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering
Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:
- BTEC Certificate in Military Engineering
- Certificate in Engineering - Military
- Certificate in Engineering Technologies
- Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Practice
- Certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
- Certificate in Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance
- Certificate in Positional Welding
- Diploma in Engineering
- Diploma in Engineering Technologies
- Diploma in Engineering Technology
- Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering Technology
- Diploma in Machining (Development knowledge)
- Extended Certificate in Engineering (Specialist: Manufacturing Engineering)
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.
- Professional registration
- None specified.