Fabrication and Welding Engineering (SCQF)

Engineering and manufacturing

This Qualification is a Scottish Vocational qualification (SVQ). It involves the skills and knowledge
needed to do the job, ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems. SVQ's are based on
National Occupational Standards, which you must meet to be competent in a particular task. The
achievement of SVQ's will encourage an employee to value their contribution to the workplace, and it
will develop their skills and potential.

There are no entry qualifications or age limits required for these qualifications and /or units unless this is
a legal requirement of the process or the environment. Assessment is open to any Learner who has the
potential to reach the standards laid down for this qualification and/or units.

This SVQ qualification in Fabrication and Welding Engineering at SCQF Level 5 is for individuals who wish to develop new skills and gain knowledge in variety of engineering maintenance activities within the industry. For those who wish to have a recognition of their competence that involves the application of knowledge in a significant range of varied work activities, performed in a variety of contexts.


Assessment is carried out in the workplace, with learners gathering a portfolio of evidence to show their achievements against the standards.

Competence based qualifications are undertaken in the learner’s place of work.