MCAST Advanced Diploma in Welding and Fabrication
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|MQF Level||Level 4|
|Duration||2 years on apprenticeship|
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4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes
Preferred: English, Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Graphical Communication or Design and Technology
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|Course Description||This course comprises theoretical knowledge and extended practical training carried out in workshops equipped to industry standards. Students will be expected to participate individually and in teams to fabricate welded products. They will learn how to analyse and generate solutions to typical fabrication using thin plates and pipes.
Students will also be given the opportunity to follow an apprenticeship to improve their hands-on experience.
In order to be able to appreciate the importance of good production management, supervised visits to complex production set-ups are organised during the course.
|Programme Learning Outcomes||1. Carry out a risk assessment of the surrounding working environment before and after executing an assigned task
2. Use tools and equipment related to steel fabrication
3. Use tools and equipment to prepare and weld steel by a suitable process
4. Identify and select common engineering materials fit for specific applications
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