HND Fabrication and Welding

  • Up to 3 years
  • Enrolment date: September
  • Admission enquiries: Hartlepool College of Further Education (01429 295000 or
  • Fee for UK/EU students (from Sept 2017 entry): £4,500 (120 credits)
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This is a Teesside University award delivered in partnership with Hartlepool College of Further Education. This award provides you with a programme of study over a range of disciplines to help you develop skills to progress your career through employment or further education at degree level. Modules displayed are indicative and may differ depending on the college you choose to study at.

Fabrication and welding is one of the most important construction techniques used in engineering. You cover a range of processes from joining microfoil to the full thickness welding of plate in materials such as steel, cobalt, nickel-based alloys and non-ferrous metals. The course can be studied over three years or as a one-year top-up on completion of the HNC Fabrication and Welding.

How you learn

You study 16 modules covering the range of needs of local and national industries and business.

You learn though a range of teaching and learning methods including:
• lectures
• tutorials
• laboratory-based sessions
• computer laboratory-based sessions
• project.

You are required to complement your college-based learning with self-study.

How you are assessed

Assessment is by a range of integrated assignments, case studies, projects and tests which are planned throughout the year.

Career opportunities

The qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in a wide range of engineering industries.

Entry requirements

You should have three GCSEs (grade C or above, including maths) or equivalent, plus one of the following:
• at least one A level in an appropriate subject
• or equivalent Level 3 qualification in an appropriate subject at pass or above
• applicants can also study the HND as progression from HNC in an appropriate discipline.

For additional information please see the undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements in our admissions section

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