Level 2 - Certificate in Blacksmithing and Welding

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Welding, Fabrication & Blacksmithing AG213A01/24/1 Further Education

Course Information

You will study a Level 2 Blacksmithing and Welding qualification, and you will be able to develop your skills in welding and in the forge to have the specialist skills and knowledge in this vocational area.


  • Level 2 Blacksmithing and Welding
Course Content
  • Example areas you may cover are:
    • health and safety in blacksmithing
    • metallurgy and heat treatment
    • the forging process
    • welding and thermal cutting processes
    • technical and freehand techniques
    • researching, designing and making blacksmith products.
    • fabrication techniques
    • forge work and construction techniques
    . Work experience is an essential element of the course.
    You will also enhance your broader skills in literacy and numeracy, which will be invaluable in supporting progression in other areas. In addition, you will develop transferable technical and practical skills in communication, research and project work, giving you an opportunity to demonstrate your reflective practice by suggesting alternative approaches to a problem.

Entry Requirements
  • 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or higher, to include English and mathematics, and a satisfactory educational reference will need to be received.
Next Steps
  • Level 3 Blacksmithing and Welding or an apprenticeship.
Career Opportunities
  • Welder, Fabricator, Metalworker, Blacksmith, Engineering operative, Mechanical engineering technician

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
09-Sep-2024 19-Jun-2025 9.30 a.m. 3.45 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Full Time
Day of the week Number of sessions
Course Fees

There are no course fees for eligible students aged 16-18. Students aged 19-25 may also be eligible for government funding or a student loan depending on their circumstances.
A £100 contribution towards the cost of course materials is payable at the start of the course.

Materials Required

Although PPE is available, we firmly advise students to provide their own welding mask and goggles and any items of a personal nature for their own hygiene protection. KMC uniform (polo shirt and sweat shirt), Flame retardant protective overalls, Steel toecap safety boots. Pen, paper, lever arch files, Stationery required for technical drawing e.g. pencils, ruler, compass

What's next?

Is this course for you? Go ahead and book online now. If you'd like more information we are happy to answer any questions.