Canterbury College - Level 1 Welding (Weekend Course) - January 2023 Intake
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Essential information
Qualification: Award in Introductory Welding Skills Level 1
Start date: 14/01/2023
Weekly hours: Saturdays 9am - 4.30pm
Location: Canterbury College
Fee: Multiple Funding Options*
Duration: 12 weeks

Level 1 Welding (Weekend Course) - January 2023 Intake

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?

A range of units are available to choose from:

  • Level 1 Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding
  • Level 1 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
  • Level 1 Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding


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 progress to further study and then seek employment as a welder.

Progression course available:

  • Level 2 Award in Welding Skills


What qualifications do I need?

Learners do not need any prior qualifications or experience for this course, and 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

EKC Group are utilising Adult Education Budget (AEB) funding, through the Government, to make learning more accessible for our communities, therefore:

*Dependant on your income, this course may be available to you full or partially funded.

Please contact our centre to discuss funding options: email or call 01843 605045.



Those eligible for the above funding may also receive bursary to help with other associated course costs, such as boots, and kit.

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New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111