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The Welding Institute is the
leading international
membership body for welding
and joining professionals
Education and Development
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Education and Development

What is welding
What is Welding?

Welding is a way to make high strength joints between two or more parts. There are many ways to do this, requiring a high degree of skill and advanced technology.

Careers in welding
Careers in Welding

There is much more to welding than you think... opportunities to learn new advanced technological processes, work for different companies, and to work around the world.

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Accreditation Services

Licensed by the Engineering Council to accredit academic programmes from Universities for Professional Registration

Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships

By taking an apprenticeship, you give yourself the opportunity to continue to learn and gain qualifications whilst working, earn a salary and become skilled through hands-on experience.

Skills competitions
Skills Competitions

Skills competitions allow young people training or studying in Welding and Fabrication to showcase their skills, ability and competence in competitions nationally and internationally.

Educational Outreach
Educational Outreach

The Welding Institute is committed to working with schools and colleges, teachers and students, in showcasing careers, prospects, developments and research in the world of welding and joining.

Qualifications in welding
Qualifications in Welding

Opportunities for continuing your education in welding and joining whether full-time, part-time or by distance learning.

Educational events
Educational Events
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Younger Members

Our Younger Members' section aims to promote education and careers in welding and joining technologies to children and young people