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NEW Welding Courses at Kings Langley Campus

Train to become a welder and discover a world of career opportunities!

West Herts College have launched a new exciting partnership with Weldability-Sif and we have three brand new courses to choose from:

Introductory Metal Inert Gas Welding Skills

Introductory Manual Metal Arc Welding Skills

Introductory Tungsten Inert Gas Welding Skills

 

The brand new training suite comes complete with fully equipped welding bays, eLearning studio and new virtual reality welding hub. 

It was officially opened in May by Adrian Hawkins, Weldability-Sif Director, Principal, Gill Worgan and Director of Curriculum, John McMahon.

Principal, Gill Worgan gave a warm welcome to staff from both West Herts College and Weldability-Sif. She also spoke of the importance of this new partnership.

She said: “Today’s welding industry urgently requires professionals with a high-level of technical ability. These skills can only be developed in partnership with leading employer-foundations like Weldability-Sif. By working together we can offer innovative teaching in state-of-the-art facilities. It’s about inspiring the next generation of professional welders, for a sector central to the success of the UK economy.”

Adrian Hawkins gave a short presentation as well about the shortage of welders and the opportunities the industry has to offer for young people. Adrian said: ‘Welding plays an important role in manufacturing and is used in a multitude of different. Welding plays an active part in keeping it all together and Foundation level welder skills training at West Herts College is another step towards a full apprenticeship programme designed to meet demand and overcome the current skills shortage in the UK welding industry.”

 After the short presentations, John McMahon led a tour to the new welding bays and the rest of the campus.  

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