• 96%

    of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good

    (On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19plus)

  • We are the College of the Year!

    (Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

  • Earn less than £16,009.50? You may be eligible for FREE study.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
28/04/202010 Weeks1Part-Time EveningCity CampusSkills & Qualifications
06/10/20207 Weeks1Part-Time EveningCity CampusSkills & Qualifications
13/01/202110 Weeks1Part-Time EveningCity CampusSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This course is for people who are interested in a career in welding within the manufacturing industries or who would like to upskill with a welding qualification.

You will need to show an interest in welding or engineering.

Study levelCost

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

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What’s next?

After completing this course you could progress to other areas of welding MMA (6002172X) and TIG (60021706) at level one or to a NVQ at Level 2 in welding / fabrication. You could also use the course as ‘off the job’ training and apply for apprenticeships in welding sector.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.