Welding Award (MIG) Level 2





Awarding Body




About the course

This course covers 5 different weld practical assignments as commonly used in welding and fabrication and manufacturing industries, You will also complete an oral knowledge test.

Entry Requirements

You must hold a Level 1 Welding qualification or equivalent.


What will I do on this course?
  • produce welds in either flat/horizontal or vertical or overhead positions
  • work with specified materials, thicknesses and tolerances
  • produce flat plate or folded components and cylindrical or jointed fabrications 
  • produce profile plate or an angle bracket and a manifold bracket or flanged pipe.
Who is it for?

Already working in welding and fabrication industries and are looking to develop your skills further, to increase your responsibilities and knowledge.

How to apply

Please call us to enrol on 0117 312 5000 or call into any of our centres.

How Is this course assessed?

You will complete a number of practical assignments and oral knowledge tests.

The Practical assignments will be assessed by destructive testing and macro acid inspection.

What could I do next?

The Award 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 Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering or a Level 3 Award in Advanced Welding.

Additional cost

No additional costs but students will be required to bring:

1. Safety Boots

2. Overalls

Adult pathways

The Award can help you develop a career in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering sector. This could lead to a number of job roles including:

  • Fitter Welder
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Maintenance Welding Operative
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Plater Fabricator
  • Welder.



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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