NC (SCQF Level 5)


36 weeks


28 Aug 2024


  • Engineering


  • Aberdeen Altens Campus
  • Fraserburgh Campus

Why take this course?

This is a day release programme suited to first and second year apprentices. It is mainly practice-based at ‘craft’ level, and was formerly known as NC in Engineering Practice (Welding/Fabrication). The main aim of the course is to develop your fabrication and welding knowledge in direct relation to manual skills.

Please note that the course is completed over 2 years at our Aberdeen Altens Campus, whereas the full award is offered in 1 year at our Fraserburgh Campus.


What you will experience

The course addresses solving fabrication and welding engineering problems with practical solutions, and includes a range of workshop activities. You will explore a range of topics, including:

  • Communications
  • Numeracy
  • Manual Metal Arc Welding
  • Sheetmetal
  • Pattern Development
  • CAD