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

Course Type: Full time

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

Welder Fabricator Metalworker Blacksmith Farrier Engineering operative Mechanical engineering technician

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
09-Sep-20 26-Jun-21 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Wed - Fri 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. Those entered for the City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Forgework will need to pay the assessment fee and an extra charge for materials is payable. Please contact the Course Manager for further details.

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

Email us

Materials Required

Although PPE is available, we firmly advise students to provide their own welding mask and goggles and any items of a personal nature for their own hygiene protection. AEL uniform (polo shirt and sweat shirt) Flame retardant protective overalls Steel toecap safety boots Pen, paper, lever arch files Stationery required for technical drawing e.g. pencils, ruler, compass


If we have added any additional images specific to this course they will be displayed below. If no images are found, then this tab will be empty.