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 Kingston Maurward Show in June.

There will be an opportunity to undertake the NPTC forge Certification. Students will be expected to produce the required test piece in their own time but assessment will take place at the College.*

*Subject to sufficient student numbers



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

Course Content

Arc and MIG welding
Further TIG welding
Gas cutting
Safe use of tools
Use of the forge
Blacksmithing tools
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. Prospective students will also need to have achieved a level 2 in functional skills in English and maths

Next Steps

Level 3 Certificate in Engineering
Intermediate Apprenticeships in Engineering/Welding/Blacksmithing/Farriery

Career Opportunities

Engineering operative
Mechanical engineering technician