Course Code: EC1FE442 Welding - Level 3 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 12 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 1 Year Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryUnder construction , Entry Requirements 4 GCSEs grade 4 or above or Level 2 relevant qualification. Require English OR Maths at grade 4 or above a successful interview with a tutor the ability to study independently a genuine interest in the subject good communication skills hardworking approach towards the industry All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course. Essential Skills – English and Maths If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject. Please note: Where wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is a mandatory requirement of the course, it is the responsibility of the learner to ensure that they are able to wear such equipment. Further information can be obtained at the IAG session which all applicants are invited to or by calling Course Enquiries on 01253 504343. Qualification ObtainedCertificate in Welding Techniques and Skills Industry Placement and Field TripsThere are no work placements or field trips on this course. Learning and Teaching Methods Teaching is delivered by an instructor-led practical workshop and classroom-based theory. There will be additional self-led learning as guided by the tutors. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods To achieve a full ABC Level 3 certificate, learners must be successful in passing 5 separate units as per the course curriculum. here is a single one-hour exam paper testing the relevant theory within the science and calculations unit only. There are 2 internally assessed practical welding tests per welding process . All welds are performed in the vertical position. Each weld is inspected and undergoes a series of mechanical tests to assess weld quality. Other Costs and Equipment NeededAll the equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost. Tuition Fees Students who are 18 and under pay no fees. Please read our tuition fee guide if you are 19+. Other Costs and Equipment Needed All the equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: ABC Regulatory Body: Ofsted Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression Students can progress to the BS4872 Testing Course or other specific welding courses provided by the College. Alternatively, students will be equipped to apply for entry level work in the manufacturing, automotive and fabrication sectors where highly skilled welders are always in demand.