Metal Fabrication & Welding

Looking for a career in engineering and welding?

This practical 38-week Engineering and Welding course is designed to give you entry into this career. The course includes the opportunity to gain NCEA Levels 1, 2 and 3!

 

Gain NCEA 1 and 2 through Vocational Pathways in Manufacturing and Technology.

This is a two-part course that for those looking for a career in welding, general engineering, machining, tool making, fitting, engineering maintenance, metal fabrication, or marine engineering.  This course will give you the perfect foundation skills to launch your career, as well as gain NCEA Level 2.

 

Next Intake
19th February 2018

Pathways & Employment Opportunities:

After successfully completing our engineering and welding course you’ll be well on your way to gaining a highly sought after apprenticeship. Your apprenticeship options could include:

- Fitter and Turner

- Engineer

- Structural Fabricator

- Sheet metal worker

- Welder

- Toolmaker

 

Entry Requirements: All ages 16+
Locations: Hamilton
Start date: 19th February 2018
*Fees apply to international students

 

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Course Information

Credits

Level: 2

Credits: 121

 

 

Course Structure

This is a two-part course

 

First Six Months:
Taught by making projects, (i.e. letterboxes, braziers, etc) you will cover tech drawing and calculations and the design and planning of metalwork projects. In the workshop, you will be hands-on in measuring, cutting, fabricating and welding. You will also gain job risk analysis and incident reporting!

 

Next Four Months: 
Students then move into a specialist welding course. This covers the use of oxyacetylene, Mig, Tig and Arc welders, along with stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel fabrication. This is a very practical course.

 

 

Course Content

Taught by making projects, (i.e. letterboxes, braziers etc.) you will cover tech drawing and calculations and the design and planning of metalwork projects. In the workshop, you will be hands-on in measuring, cutting, fabricating and welding. You will also gain job risk analysis and incident reporting!

 

Students then move into a specialist welding course. This covers the use of oxyacetylene, Mig, Tig and Arc welders, along with stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel fabrication. This is a very practical course.

 

 

Entry Requirements

Age 16+

No NCEA is required

 

 

Outcomes

Graduates of this programme are able to:

  • Apply vocational skills and knowledge to work at an introductory level in a range of mechanical engineering skills
  • Apply basic work and life skills to prepare for work and conduct themselves appropriately in a workplace
  • Set personal goals for improving literacy, numeracy and self-management skills.

 

 

Graduate Opportunities

After successfully completing our welding & engineering course you’ll be well on your way to gaining a highly sought after apprenticeship.

Your apprenticeship options could include:

  • Fitter and Turner
  • Engineer
  • Structural Fabricator
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Welder
  • Toolmaker

 

 

Study Options

The programme is full-time and made up of classroom time and practical hands-on experience.

 

 

Fees

Engineering and Welding Level 2 – FREE

 

 

 

Application Documents

Application Documents are at each campus’ reception.

To apply you will need to bring with you:

Your Birth Certificate and Photo ID OR Passport

or 

Enrol Online here

 

Qualification

NCEA 1 or 2
Vocational Pathways in Manufacturing and Technology

Location

21 Ruakura Road
Hamilton

 

 

Next Intake

19th February 2018