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Engineering Manufacture: Fabrication and Welding

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
42 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Plater / Fabricator
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Welder
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Extended NVQ Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering
  • NVQ Extended Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • 90-credit Diploma in Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)
  • BTEC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma in Operations and Maintenance Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC National Diploma in Engineering
  • BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering
  • BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Engineering
  • Certificate in Engineering Technologies
  • Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Practice
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering Technology
  • Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering Technology (Progressive)
  • Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Practice
  • Diploma in Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance
  • Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering
  • Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies

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.