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Fabrication and Welding Engineering — Level 3 Diploma

Engineering and Professional Construction

Course ID: 174118

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • Level 3 Diploma.
  • 1 year course.
  • We welcome mature and experienced students.
  • Progress to Higher Education or employment.
  • Access guidance and support from our highly qualified teaching team.
  • Study in a safe, friendly and inclusive environment.

What to expect from the course

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.

You'll study:

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.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

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 .

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


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 19 or over you may be entitled to a fee waiver for your course or 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 for24/25 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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