Level 3 - Advanced Welding Skills

Course Summary

The Level 3 Awards in Advanced Welding Skills are ideal if you've worked in welding for some time, have plenty of experience and want to develop your skills further so that you can undertake complex welding work and quality control.

You can choose to develop your skills in the following areas:

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

The courses are flexible and can be started throughout the academic year. The courses take place in the evenings from 6-9pm.

Entry Requirements
The course is aimed at anyone already working in the industry who wants to develop their welding skills further and advance their career.

Next Steps
An Award in Advanced Welding Skills could help you develop your welding career and take on jobs that require specialist welding skills.

Fee Information
Fees (if shown) are full fees (reduced fees may be available for some courses depending on your circumstances).
Your course may be FREE if you are:
  • Aged 19+ (subject to eligibility) and earning less than £17,374.50 per year (£1,447 per month) studying on Level 1 or Level 2 courses*
  • Aged 16-18 years
  • Aged 19-23 years and studying for your first full Level 2 or full Level 3 qualification

  • * from 1 April 2022 earnings limit is increased to £18,525 per year (£1,543 per month)
Depending on the cost of your course, you could pay your course fees in instalments to spread the cost over the duration of the course.

Where and When

 Ellesmere Port Campus
 Wed 6:00pm-9:00pm
 20 Weeks
 Ellesmere Port Campus
 Wed 1:00pm-4:00pm
 20 Weeks

Related Careers

Here are some examples of related Careers within this industry, showing the average salary for the North West Region. Whether you choose to find a job or further your studies, there are lots of career opportunities available for you.

Welding Trades




Mechanical Engineers