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City & Guilds Award in Welding (Level 1 or Level 2)

Level 1
Part-Time
24/25
WELDPT
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Overview

The Level 1 Introductory Welding Awards in either MIG/MMA/TIG are ideal for anyone who wants to become a welder and is new to welding.

The Level 2 Award in Welding Skills is ideal if you are already working in welding and fabrication industries and are looking to develop your skills further, to increase your responsibilities and knowledge.

Level 1

You will learn how to produce a range of welded joints to acceptable industrial standards, using either the MIG/MMA/TIG welding process.

Level 2

This qualification will allow you to:

  • learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the engineering and construction sectors
  • gain valuable accreditation of welding skills and knowledge.


Level 1 - no formal entry requirements.

Level 2 Entry Requirements

Have completed Level 1 Welding or already working in welding and fabrication industries.


Candidates will be required to complete the following assessments:

Level 1

  • FIVE practical assignments covering basic welds and positions:
  1. beads on plate in the PA flat position
  2. lap fillet weld in the horizontal/vertical position
  3. tee fillet weld in the flat position
  4. tee fillet weld in the horizontal/vertical position
  5. corner weld in the flat position
  • All welding plate/sheet sizes to be 200 mm long minimum by nominally 50 mm wide.
  • Acceptance to be assessed by visual inspection.
  • To gain an Award the candidate must successfully complete all five practical assignments and the oral questions.

Level 2

  • FIVE practical assignments covering multi-run and positional welds:
  1. butt weld in the flat position
  2. multiple-run tee fillet in the horizontal/vertical position
  3. lap fillet weld in the vertical-up position
  4. tee fillet weld in the PF vertical-up position
  5. butt weld in the PF vertical-up position
  • One oral underpinning knowledge test
  • All welding plate/sheet sizes to be 200 mm long minimum by nominally 50 mm wide.
  • Acceptance to be assessed by visual inspection and destructive testing.
  • To gain an Award the candidate must successfully complete all five practical assignments and the oral questions.


A Level 1 Award in Introductory Welding Skills (MIG/MM/TIG) could help you develop your welding and fabrication career and take on jobs that require basic skills. After taking a Level 1 qualification, you can progress to the City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Welding Skills.

The Level 2 Award in Welding Skills could help you develop your welding and fabrication career further and take on jobs that require more specialist skills. After successful completion of this qualification you can progress on to a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering or a City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Advanced Welding Skills.

Applying to the City & Guilds Award in Welding offers you the choice of one of the following options pending availability per campus/start date as detailed below:

  • City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Introductory Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding
  • City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
  • City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Introductory Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Welding Skills

On the first evening of the course, you will choose which available Level 1 Award you prefer to undertake.

You may be asked to undertake a welding assessment to deem your suitability for City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Welding Skills.

Level 1 MIG

Level 1 MMA

Level 1 TIG

Level 2 Welding

Cookstown Kilcronagh Ind. Estate – Start Date: 18.09.2024 – P1491CE10A

Dungannon Campus – Start Date: 17.09.2024 – P1491DE10A

Dungannon Campus – Start Date: 18.09.2024 – P1491DE10B

Enniskillen Tech & Skills Centre – Start Date: 26.09.2024 – P1491EE10A

Enniskillen Tech & Skills Centre – Start Date: 06.03.2025 – P1491EE10B

Omagh Campus – Start Date: 17.09.2024 – P149OE10A

Omagh Campus – Start Date: 04.03.2025 – P149OE10B



7 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Dungannon

Part-Time

P1491DE10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

2

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

17/09/2024

Start Date

19:00-21:00

Time

Tuesday

Day/s

Rebecca.Hamilton@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee £312.00

Total Concessionary Fee £258.00

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Part-Time

P1491OE10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

3

Hours per Week

20

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

17/09/2024

Start Date

18:00-21:00

Time

Tuesday

Day/s

David.Patrick@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee £312.00

Total Concessionary Fee £258.00

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Part-Time

P1491CE10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

2

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

18/09/2024

Start Date

18:30-20:30

Time

Wednesday

Day/s

Rebecca.Hamilton@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee £312.00

Total Concessionary Fee £258.00

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Dungannon

Part-Time

P1491DE10B

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

2

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

18/09/2024

Start Date

19:00-21:00

Time

Wednesday

Day/s

Rebecca.Hamilton@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee £312.00

Total Concessionary Fee £258.00

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)

Part-Time

P1491EE10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

3

Hours per Week

20

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

26/09/2024

Start Date

18:00-21:30

Time

Thursday

Day/s

Rebecca.Hamilton@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee £312.00

Total Concessionary Fee £258.00

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Part-Time

P1491OE10B

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

4

Hours per Week

15

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

04/03/2025

Start Date

17:30-21:30

Time

Tuesday

Day/s

David.Patrick@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee £312.00

Total Concessionary Fee £258.00

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)

Part-Time

P1491EE10B

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

4

Hours per Week

15

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

06/03/2025

Start Date

17:30-21:30

Time

Thursday

Day/s

Rebecca.Hamilton@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee £312.00

Total Concessionary Fee £258.00

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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