ETA Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Fabrication and Welding


Work based vocational qualification. You will need to be employed in this sector and be able to provide evidence through the use of video, pictures and work product..

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ETA level 3 NVQ Diploma in Fabrication and Welding

The NVQ Fabrication and Welding qualification is made up of 3 mandatory units that will help learners to develop an understanding of the knowledge and skills required as relevant to their capabilities and aspirations. Its mandatory units form a foundation to extend the understanding and skills in specific areas through the optional routes, in addition to these learners are required to achieve additional units selected from a suite of 7 Pathways and in accordance with the achievement definition. Learners who complete the qualification will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to underpin career development within the industry.

Who is this course for?

The NVQ Fabrication and Welding qualification is designed to support those learners training in Fabrication and Welding, however, it is also available for individuals who are not following an apprenticeship. It provides a structured individualised route with knowledge and skills for those who wish to achieve a qualification in Fabrication and Welding Engineering.


How long do I get to complete this qualification?

You are allowed 12 months to complete from registration. Your progress can be monitored in OneFile as we will program your start and finish dates. If you do not complete within the given time, you can extend on a month by month basis.

Group A – Mandatory Units: (All 3 must be completed) – All Pathways

  • Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements (A/601/5013)
  • Using and Interpreting Engineering Data and Documentation (Y/601/5102)
  • Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering (K/601/5055)



  • Manual Welding (175 GLH)
  • Welding Machine Setting and Operating (490 GLH)
  • Sheetmetal Working (3mm or less) (833 GLH)
  • Plateworking (3mm upwards) (476 GLH)
  • Structural Steelwork (1008 GLH)
  • Pipe and Tube Fabrication (714 GLH)
  • Rail Welding (315 GLH)

Price will be based on the pathway, contact for more detailed pricing.

CSCS Card Eligibility

By enrolling on the NVQ Diploma Engineering Maintenance, you can meet one of the requirements to apply for the RED CSCS – TRAINEE card.

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Red CSCS Trainee card
Blue CSCS Card - Skilled Worker, NVQ, Vocational
Awarding Organisation (AO)

Engineering Training Awards (ETA)


Portfolio of Evidence






12 Months



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