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Welding (SkillWeld)

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Registration for the SkillWeld 2018 Passive Stage is now open and will close on the 1st April. Enter now on Air Products.

The SkillWeld 2018 competition is made up of the following stages:-

1. Passive Heats (until 1st April)

The following information for which can be found on the SkillWeld 2017 website:

  •      Guidelines for SkillWeld 2018 Passive Heats
  •      SkillWeld 2018 - Passive Heat Test Piece Marking Sheet
  •      Passive Test Piece 2018
  •      Passive Test Piece WJ 2018

Once the passive stage of the competition has been completed up to the deadline of April 1st, competitors who achieve a score of 250+ will then be required to register for the 2018 WSUK Competition Cycle open on WSUK, this registration system is open now and closes on Friday 7th April – if you are interested in becoming involved, please read our information leaflets below that provide an outline of the competition.

The SkillWeld competition is aimed at trainee welders with good levels of skill in MMC, MIG/MAG and TIG. The competition is designed to test your skills in the three main, manual fusion processes. During the Semi Final stage of the competition you will be asked to complete four weld tests. All four of the test pieces are mandatory.

2. Semi-Finals (April – June)

3. National final (November)

Competition Information Leaflets

Download the Welding leaflet. 

Download the Welding Training to Succeed booklet.

Did you know that competitions can count towards the 20% off the job training requirement for apprenticeship standards! - Download the guidance here




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