Total qualification time
Operation start date
1 September 2017
The new suite of ABC Awards qualifications in Fabrication and Welding Practice have been updated to include the latest fabrication and welding techniques, materials, processes and practices, and assessed in line with industry demands, which include updated rigorous practical assessments as well as online on-demand multiple-choice question MCQ assessments.
The ABC Level 3 Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Practiceis suitable for a wide range of learners, for example the self-employed, adults wishing to specialise by pursuing single units and young people who are new entrants to the industry. This links to the ABC Level 1 Certificate and the ABC Level 2 Award and Certificate and the ABC Level 3 Certificatein Fabrication and Welding Practice.
The overall aims of the qualifications across thethree Levels are to:
- raise a learner’s skill level and enhance their underpinning knowledge to promote progression from basic welding and fabrication skills to a more highly developed understanding of equipment functions and how materials behave when subjected to the welding process
- educate the learner in the observation of the correct and safe procedures that are paramount in the welding and fabrication industry.