NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Welding Engineering gives prospective candidates the opportunity to demonstrate their fabrication and welding skills, knowledge, and competence without attending to any classrooms or workshops.

This is a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) which is Ofqual-regulated and has a lifetime validity, designed for experienced Welding Fabricators/Installers wishing to gain a formal qualification to demonstrate their expertise and achieve a Blue CSCS Card.

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Entry Requirements

Manual welding experience is essential to achieving this qualification.

Prospective candidates must be able to demonstrate they can meet the requirements of this qualification before registration through our Initial Assessment process.

How to achieve

Your assessment will be carried out via on-site assessment at your workplace, on a live site by one of our specialist NVQ Assessor(s). The number of the site visits and interactions with your allocated assessor depends on your motivation, availability, and experience. The entire process will be coordinated by using a variety of communication methods and evidence collection processes, to suit the individual learner needs.

Qualification Structure

Mandatory Units Group (All units must be completed)

  1. Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements
  2. Using and Interpreting Engineering Data and Documentation
  3. Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering

Optional Assessment Routes (At least 1 must be selected)

  1. Joining Materials by the Manual Metal Arc Welding Process
  2. Joining Materials by the Semi-automatic MIG/MAG and Flux Cored Arc Processes
  3. Joining Materials by Manual TIG and Plasma-Arc Welding Processes
  4. Joining Materials by Manual Oxy/Fuel Gas Welding Process
  5. Producing Fillet Welded Joints using a Manual/Semi-Automatic Welding Process


Registered candidates will enjoy our dedicated assessor support for a period of 6 months for qualifications at levels 2 – 5, and up to 12 months for qualifications levels 6 – 7. However, most candidates complete this programme within 6-14 weeks, depending on the motivation and availability of the learner.

What’s included in our Fee

Successful candidates will be awarded the EAL Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Fabrication & Welding Engineering (Manual Welding) qualification which in conjunction with passing a CITB HS&E Test within last 2 years’ of applying, will lead to a Blue Skilled Workers’ CSCS Card for experienced Fabrication & Welding Engineers.


This programme may be eligible for a CITB Qualification Grant if you are a CITB Levy Registered Employer.

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£1,200.00 + VAT

  • Duration6 - 14 Weeks
  • PlacesFlexible
  • LocationOn-Site Assessment
  • ValidityLifetime Qualification
  • LevelExperienced Workers
  • CITB Grants£600.00
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