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Qualification: City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Advanced Welding Skills
Start date: 25/06/2022
Weekly hours: Saturday 9am - 3pm
Location: Canterbury College
Fee: £780*
Duration: 8 weeks

City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Advanced Welding Skills

This course will develop your practical engineering skills. It is mainly based around practical work, with students carrying projects in the college's welding and fabrication workshops. There is also an element of written work which needs to be completed for each unit you study.

What will I learn?

The course covers 9 key units, which include:

  • Flux Cored Arc Welding 
  • Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding (Pipe) 
  • Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding (Plate) 
  • Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding (Pipe) 
  • Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding (Plate) 
  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding
  • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding - Aluminium
  • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding (Pipe) 
  • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding (Sheet)

How will I be assessed?

Students are assessed by completing a personal portfolio and observed tasks.

What may it lead to?

Upon successful completion, students will be equipped with the skills and experience to seek employment as a welder.

What qualifications do I need?

Learners will need to have a relevant Level 2 qualification or experience; however, all applicants will be interviewed and assessed on an individual basis.

Part-time courses are only for students that are 19 years of age and over at the start of their study programme.

Fees and costs 

£780 per person*.

*This course may be free to those who are 19+ and unemployed, receiving universal credit or job seeker’s allowance. This course may also be free if you do not already hold a Level 3 qualification and over the age of 24. 

To discuss eligibility for this, please contact us by emailing or calling 01843 605045.


Those eligible for the above funding may also receive bursary to help with other associated course costs, such as boots, and kit. The college may also be able to help with travel costs and provide a free laptop for use, which students can keep upon completion of the course.


Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111