Fabrication and Welding Apprenticeship Level 3

If you are looking to further your career in the fabrication or welding sectors, then this is the course for you.


You will be employed in industry, earning a wage whilst gaining the skills and qualifications employers need and value.

You must have an employer who will support you through your apprenticeship and give you time off work to attend college.

Many people find their own job or are already employed. If you are not employed, however, college staff can help you find employment.

The apprenticeship will include:

  • Knowledge based qualification, level 3
  • Competence based qualification, level 2 and 3
  • ICT, level 2
  • Employee rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills (PLTS)

Entry Requirements

You must have an employer to support you through your Apprenticeship and give you time off work to attend college.  Many people find their own job or are already employed but if not, college staff can attempt to help you find employment.

  • A minimum of GCSE grade 5 in maths and 4 in English
  • A science or a technology based subject at grade 4 or above
  • You should also demonstrate an interest or knowledge of working in the vocational area and wish to take up a career in the relevant industry.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed at college and in the workplace. You may ned to take exams.


Progression after this role will lead to employment.

You can enhance your career prospects in welding or fabrication with the skills and experience you will gain from this course.

Fees & Funding

There are no fees to be paid by the apprentice, but an employer contribution maybe applicable.


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    Kirklees College