Fabrication & Blacksmithing


Course Title: Level 1 Welding, Fabrication and Blacksmithing
Course Code: AG212

This one year course will introduce and develop skills in welding, fabrication and blacksmithing and provide a sound introduction to working with metals.

You will study for a NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft (Heritage and Traditional Craft) and a City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Engineering. Those who successfully complete this Level 1 course to a high standard are able to progress onto the City & Guilds Level 2 qualifications in Performing Engineering Operations and Certificate in Engineering (Level 2 Welding, Fabrication and Blacksmithing).

A final craft item is produced and shown at the Kingston Maurward Show in June.


Course Content

NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft (Heritage and Traditional Crafts) and City and Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Engineering

Next Steps

2 GCSEs at grade 2/E or above to include English, maths and design technology (or equivalent). Mature applicants should contact the Course Manager to discuss the entry requirements.

Career Opportunities

Level 2 Welding, Fabrication and Blacksmithing Intermediate Apprenticeships in Engineering/Welding/Farriery

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
07-Sep-20 24-Jun-21 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Mon - Wed 105
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs

A £100 contribution towards the cost of course materials is payable at the start of the course.

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Welder Fabricator Metalworker Blacksmith Farrier Engineering operative Mechanical engineering technician Sheet metalworker


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