SVQ Fabrication and Welding Engineering @ SCQF Level 6

This SVQ is aimed at candidates who are employed as trainee welders or fabricators.


Borders College, Scottish Borders
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This course is available on the Borders College website.


This SVQ is aimed at candidates who are employed as trainee welders or fabricators. Delivered via an e-portfolio system, this SVQ in Fabrication and Welding Engineering @ SCQF Level 6 will allow learners to gain an internationally recognised qualification which guarantees that they have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out their role successfully.


SVQ Fabrication and Welding Engineering @ SCQF Level 6


Our Borders College Assessor will guide you every step of the way, visiting regularly and providing personalised tutoring and support. Assessors will carry out observations on site. Learners will also provide product evidence, witness testimony, reflective accounts and photo/video evidence as they work through their SVQ. Candidates will have up to 12 months to complete their qualification. We work with people individually therefore start dates are negotiable.


Online - At your workplace

Entry requirements

Candidates must be employed and working in a suitable environment to be able to provide evidence of their competence in the workplace.

Progression opportunities

The SVQ Fabrication and Welding Engineering SCQF level 6 could open up more employment opportunities and career prospects.

Course Content

The course comprises of 3 mandatory units and 5 optional units.

The mandatory units cover the following areas:

  • Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Requirements.
  • Using and Interpreting Engineering Data and Documentation.
  • Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering

5 optional units can be chosen from a range of options suited to the workplace. These can include marking out components for metalwork, cutting materials using saws and abrasive discs, producing platework assemblies and producing fillet welded joints using a manual welding process.

About Borders College

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Whether you are a school leaver, returning to learning or striving to improve your skills and knowledge in the workplace, Borders College can help you achieve your goals and realise your potential.

Borders College is located in the Scottish Borders and offers a wide range of courses, from an introductory level through to advanced courses at Higher National level. They include a full range of apprenticeships courses, from modern apprenticeships to foundation apprenticeships. We also provide a large number of industry-based training courses for businesses throughout Scotland.

Courses are available to study full-time or part-time, during the day or in the evenings and at a variety of locations, depending on the needs of our students.

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