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Fabrication and Welding Engineering — Level 3 Diploma (2850-32)

Course information

Entry to the level 3 programme is usually via the level 2 equivalent but applications are welcome from relevant experienced and mature students.
The course consists of two mandatory units and four optional units selected to complete the diploma requirements. The two mandatory units (Unit 301 and Unit 302) are assessed via online examinations set by the awarding body (CGLI). Whilst the optional units are a combination of long written (Unit 304), short written and practical workshop based examinations (Unit 311, Unit 312, Unit 314), again these are set by CGLI.
The units studied are as follows:
Unit 301 Engineering health and safety
Unit 302 Engineering principles
Unit 304 Principles of fabrication
Unit 311 MIG welding of materials
Unit 312 TIG welding of materials
Unit 314 Sheet metalwork fabrication of materials
Course code: TL306.


It provides a level three CGLI diploma qualification.

This course leads to...

Higher Education and employment

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements:

Grade C in GCSE English and Maths; and
Level two or equivalent or relevant experience
It is a progression from Level two but suitably experienced and some mature students may be accepted provided they have a grade C in GCSE English and Maths .

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Course ID: 163653

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 3345.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

Please note this is a two year programme that consists of two courses. Your fee status may change from one year to the next depending on age and circumstance at the start of the next course e.g. if you turn 19 before progressing to the next level, you may be required to pay fees as outlined above.

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