Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

City & Guilds Level 1 & 2 Welding Skills

Cambridge Campus

Course Code:CM9WELDB
Start Date:09/09/2020
End Date:18/11/2020
Start Time:18:00
End Time:21:00


Course Overview

This 12-week course is a progression from the City & Guilds Level 1 welding skills. You will either progress to level 2 of the L1 welding skill you hold certification for, or you will practice and be assessed on a different ONE of the welding techniques listed below

SM9L1MIG - MIG/MAGS - Metal Arc Gas Shielded Welding
SM9L1MMA - MMA - Manual Metal Arc Welding
SM9L1OXY - OXY - Oxyacetylene Welding
SM9L1TIG - TIG - Tungsten Arc Gas Shielded Welding (Low Carbon Steel)

Each of the above courses in welding techniques are aimed at individuals wanting to learn how to weld successfully. The course is very "hands-on" and takes place in our well-equipped welding workshop. The topics covered are health and safety in the workshop, tools and safety equipment, and safe and correct use of welding sets. This course is suitable for those who have aspects of welding in their trade area, such as motor vehicle, maintenance engineering and fabricators.

Progression & Career Opportunities

Progression to one of the other City & Guilds 3268 Level 1 units: - MIG/MAGS - Metal Arc Gas Shielded Welding, TIG -Tungsten Arc Gas Shielded Welding (Low Carbon Steel) or OXY - Oxyacetylene Welding. This will be followed by a visual inspection test. Or progression to City & Guilds Level 2 of the same welding, technique as the Level one unit you have a certificate for. All Level 2 courses use destructive testing, to gain a final Pass.

Entry Requirements

You will require a Level 1 Certificate of the same Welding Technique as the course on Level 2 you wish to enrol onto. No other formal qualifications are necessary. Students will need to provide their own overalls and steel toe-capped safety boots. Gloves and head shields/masks will be provided.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

There will be a set of five practical tests after each of the units studied to assess practical skills to the level of the qualification.
All tests performed will be visually inspected for standard of finish and consistency.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete a CRC Enrolment Form, which can be downloaded from our website Download here. The Enrolment Form can also be found in the back of our part-time prospectus or contact us via email

Cambridge Campus Status

Huntingdon Campus Status