The welding products supplier, Weldability-Sif has announced the official opening of a foundation level welder training facility at Hull College as part of its strategy to encourage the development of new welder training facilities across the UK.
The welding training suite with fully equipped welding bays, eLearning studio and new virtual reality welding hub was opened by Adrian Hawkins, a director and trustee of Weldability-Sif ‘s charity foundation, and the head of Hull College’s engineering school David Haycock.
Hull is now one of 16 colleges that have already agreed to provide training facilities funded by the charity, which will be funding welder training facilities at colleges over the next five years.
The welder training centres will provide trainee welders with the opportunity to progress from the foundation level through to a passport to practice welding internationally, leading in turn towards higher welding industry qualifications including to the Welding Institute, International Welding Diploma level.
Copyright Ken Hurst 2013