• Engineering


  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration

    This course runs on a Thursday evening between 6pm - 9pm for 12 weeks. These times include a period for shut down procedures at the end of the night.

  • Start Date

    Sep 2022

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Scotland has a world-renowned reputation for engineering and is at the cutting-edge of engineering developments. Engineers design, create, test, and improve all sorts of products and processes. They have an impact on every aspect of modern living and enjoy exciting career opportunities in lots of different sectors, including space, aviation, transport, medicine, technology, food, fashion, and construction.

If you’ve got a logical and inquisitive mind, enjoy problem solving and are curious to know how things work, you’ve got it in you to make a great engineer! Right now, qualified engineers are in extremely high demand, with thousands of new engineers needed every year in Scotland alone.

Ayrshire College is an ideal choice for studying engineering:

  • We’ve invested in our equipment, so you’ll be learning using the latest industry standard technology.
  • We won Training Partner of the Year at the prestigious SEMTA (Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies Alliance) Skills Awards in 2017.
  • Plus, we’re approved by The Welding Institute (TWI).

What's Involved

This course introduces you to the skills and knowledge you’ll need to work successfully in a welding engineering workshop.

You’ll develop skills in the basic welding processes, including Manual Metal Arc (MMA), Metal Inert Gas (MIG), and Metal Active Gas (MAG).

Go Anywhere

Whether you are looking to broaden your skills at work or needing help with a project at home, this evening course will give you the skills you need to start welding, either as a professional or as a hobbyist.

This course will give you the skills to work safely with welding equipment, whatever the task.



For further information on funding go to our Funding and Fees tab on the right.

Places available



Start Date

Sep 2022

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