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Level: 3

Location: Ilkeston

Years: 1

Weeks: 35

Hours: 3.00

Start: 12/09/2018

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 1580.00*

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This City & Guilds course is delivered at our purpose-built workshop in Ilkeston. The course will provide you with knowledge of advanced concepts and skills in welding. You will learn various methods of MIG welding processes.

The course takes 32 weeks to complete in three-hour sessions. It involves a mixture of classroom and workshop sessions.

Entry requirements

You need to have taken the City & Guilds Level 2 MIG Welding Awareness course.

Please note that demand is high for this course and we strongly recommend that you contact the course leader before enrolling to avoid any disappointment.

Course Content

The course covers advanced practical skills and technical knowledge in standard welding techniques. You will learn in our purpose-built welding facility.

How will I be assessed?

The course consists of continuous assessments over five assignments as well as a final online examination that contains 30 questions from the awarding body.

Coding level will also be attached to this qualification.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will need safety equipment – overalls and boots – in line with College requirements. 

What can I do after this course?

Further study 

You can consider the BTEC National Diploma or Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering.


You can advance your career in any job role that requires welding.

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Ilkeston Campus

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Hitomi Furguson

Hitomi Furguson

Engineering is a building block for Hitomi’s future

Teenager Hitomi Ferguson is following in her father’s footsteps as she gains crucial engineering skills through Derby College.
The 18-year-old from Ilkeston is working on Derby College’s Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) NVQ Level 2 course at the Roundhouse –  having previously completed a course in engineering and technology at the Ilkeston site.
She particularly loves the hands on work of welding, and In the long term hopes to gain an apprenticeship as the building block to her future career.
Hitomi was brought up in Sweden and only came to Derbyshire at GCSE age when her dad’s Rolls-Royce engineering job brought him to the UK.

The Roundhouse is brilliant – it has everything you need. In the long term I’m hoping to get onto an apprenticeship which hopefully could lead to the start of a good career.
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