General Welder (Arc Processes)
As an apprenticeship training provider, Semester LD is now able to offer apprenticeships. As such, the General Welder (Arc Processes) apprenticeship is now available.
What does a General Welder do?
General Welders are fully competent in manual welding using at least one arc process. General Welders are required in a number of sectors for example, the steelwork construction sector.
Welding is a way to make high strength joints between two or more parts. General Welders use high electrical energy to form an arc. Manual dexterity is essential in controlling the arc, which is used to melt metals, allowing them to fuse together to form a structurally sound weld.
Welding is used extensively and in almost every sector of industry. There is a high demand for skilled General Welders in areas such as: automotive, marine, transport, general fabrication, construction and many more. General Welders produce items like components for cars; ships; rail vehicles; simple metallic containers; and steelwork for bridges, buildings and gantries. Welding is a safety critical occupation and every welder takes responsibility for the quality and accuracy of their work. General Welders are required to produce joints that satisfy basic quality standards in order to ensure that the finished products function correctly, contributing to the safety of all and the global quality of life.
Skilled, qualified, professionally certified General Welders can work anywhere in the world and provide services in harshest of environments. For these accomplished professionals, the monetary rewards can be significant.
What does Semester LD offer?
Semester LD has a vast experience of dealing with major manufacturers in upskilling their workforce. Correspondingly, this is achieved through our NVQ and HNC programmes in lots of sectors. As such, some of these companies can be found on our About Page.
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