Welding and Fabrication and Blacksmithing


Course Title: Level 2 – Welding, Fabrication and Blacksmithing
Course Code: AG213

This course follows on from the Level 1 Welding, Fabrication & Blacksmithing course, and will further develop your skills.

You will study for a City & Guilds Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) Level 2 qualification and a City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Engineering.

A final craft item is produced and shown at the College Open Day.

Students wishing to undertake the NPTC Forging Certificate are expected to produce the required test pieces in their own time, which will then be assessed at college.



City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations and City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Engineering

Course Content

Units include:

- Certificate in Engineering Level 2
- Arc and MIG welding
- Fabrication
- Further TIG welding
- Gas cutting
- Safe use of tools
- Use of the forge
- Blacksmithing tools
- Functional skills in numeracy and literacy
- One day work experience is an essential element of the course.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the Level 1 Welding, Fabrication and Blacksmithing course to a suitable level PLUS a satisfactory reference from the Course Manager.

Next Steps

Level 3 Welding (part-time course) Apprenticeships - Engineering, Welding or Farriery)

Career Opportunities

Welder, Fabricator, Metalworker, Blacksmith, Farrier Engineering operative Mechanical engineering technician Sheet metalworker Tool-maker