• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group19+
  • Duration34 Weeks
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds


You must have a Level 2 in Welding to enrol onto this course. We reserve the right to check qualifications for entry criteria to the course and cancel your enrolment with a full refund if there is no proof of certification.

The City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Welding qualification forms part of the advanced apprenticeship framework and will develop your skills in a range of specialist areas such Welding with the Tungsten Inert Gas/Tungsten Arc Gas (TIG/TAG) Shielded Welding Process and Welding with the Manual Metal Arc process.

This Level 3 programme has a good balance between theory and practical work and you will learn by applying your skills and knowledge to a range of industry-based situations that occur in a real working environment.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Engineering Health and Safety, Online Test
  • Preparing and Quality Controlling the Welding Process, Written Test
  • Welding with MMA Process, Practical and Written Test
  • Welding with TIG Process, Practical and Written Test
  • Assignment Book

September, days and times to be confirmed upon enrolment.

Entry requirements

You must have achieved a Level 2 qualification in Welding.

Assessment will be on-going in the workshop throughout the year for all practical welding where you will need to complete eight test pieces.

There is a Gola Health and Safety multi choice exam and three written exams.

Completion of the course will enable you to work in areas such as product manufacturing, quality control or progress to a higher education qualification such as an HNC, HND or degree, or entry onto an advanced apprenticeship framework in welding.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.


Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances.

Level 3 Entitlement: If you are aged 19 - 23 on the start date of the course and this is your first full Level 3 qualification the course is free.

Advanced Learner Loan: If you are aged 19-23 and this is not your first full Level 3 qualification or you are aged 24 or over on the start date of the course, you will have to pay fees. However, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. You can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to fund all or part of the fee. For information on Advanced Learning Loans go to www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans/.
Please note any fee shown excludes any additional costs to learners for any necessary equipment, materials, uniforms or any visit/residential that learners are required to participate in.

For more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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