Helping you to acquire specialist welding skills.


Why take this course?

On this course you will gain extensive practical experience of welding, and on successful completion you will be awarded an SQA certificate. The course is suitable for all levels - from beginner to intermediate, up to coded standard. 

What you will experience

You will be given the option to choose from MIG,TIG or MMA processes. After choosing your specialism, you will be provided with lots of opportunity to refine essential techniques and approaches. 

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Key facts

Mode of study
Where you can study
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What you will need

Yes, the students who attend our evening class and day release classes will have to provide the following:

  • Flameproof boilersuit
  • Safety boots
  • Welding gauntlets
  • Safety glasses
  • Welding helmet

What you need to know

Next steps




Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

Fraserburgh Campus

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
4 February 2020 13 Weeks Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm £240.00
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6 February 2020 13 Weeks Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm £240.00
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Online bookings

If you would like to book your place online, please complete the relevant form by selecting the ‘Book Online’ button. This will then be passed to our Admissions team who will process your application.

Paper bookings

If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.