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Manual Metal Arc Welding Award Level 1

The course will allow you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the engineering sector. You will learn how to produce beads on plate in the PA flat position, produce a lap fillet weld in the PB horizontal/vertical position, produce a tee fillet weld in the PA flat position, produce a tee fillet weld in the PB horizontal/vertical position and produce a corner weld in the PA flat position

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
James Watt College
Next Start Date
Course Length
12 weeks

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. Enthusiasm and a determination to succeed will be an advantage

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed through observation of your practical skills.


On completion of this qualification you may progress into employment or onto a level 2 qualification, like the Award in Welding Skills or the Diploma in Engineering. You may also be interested in taking an award in another type of welding at Level 1.

Career Opportunities

  • Welders
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, our college buildings are closed to students and apprentices until further notice. All learning is online. Applications can still be made online.
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