MCAST Foundation Certificate or Certificate in Engineering Skills (C&G 1155) or 2 SEC/O-Level passes
Students are also given the opportunity to follow an apprenticeship to improve their hands-on experience. To experience the importance of good construction site management, supervised vists to complex construction sites are organised during the course.
This course is mainly assessed by means of formative feedback throughout the year. Learners will be expected to perform practical tasks and written assignments as part of their assessment. Additionally summative forms of assessments, such as examinations and tests are scheduled throughout the year.
Programme Learning Outcomes
Carry out a risk assessment of the immediate working environment before and after executing an assigned task Produce simple patterns, developments and templates to fabricate from thin steel plates Identify materials and compare their properties Carry out Oxy-Acetylene Gas Welding, Manual Metal Arc Welding and Metal Inert Gas Welding
Core Study Units
Materials/ Science Welding Technology Fabrication Technology Practice – Welding and Fabrication Technical Reporting (English/Maltese) Mathematics and Drawing Information Technology Safety at Work Basic Skills trades
Progress After Completion
Level 4 - Diploma in Welding & Fabrication
× Welding and fabrication tradesperson × Welder × Fabricator × First Line Supervisor