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Welder

In this profession everything revolves around the joining of components.

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What does a Welder do?

As a welder, you join different materials (mainly metals, but also plastics such as polymers) that are used in different industrial fields (from scaffolding to aircraft technology). Workpieces and components are joined together using heat and/or pressure so that they form a single unit. Depending on the work order, you select the necessary welding equipment and tools and carry out the welding work. After welding, you treat the weld seams and check them for uniformity, transitions, notches and cracks.

What is important?

  • Dexterity and hand-eye coordination (e.g. when accurately fixing the welding points).
  • Care (e.g. when cleaning and fixing the components).
  • Sense of responsibility (e.g. when checking the weld seams for leaks).
  • Cautiousness (not endangering the environment and yourself).
  • Spatial imagination (e.g. when welding metal constructions according to technical drawings).

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Courses for Welders

The basic level is intended for people just starting out in their careers. Here you can acquire basic knowledge for your future profession in self-study units.

Basics of Safety in Welding

This course covers the basics of Safety in welding

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Basic course Welding

This course is about the process of using a type of heat to join metals together called Welding.

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In the competence level, you not only learn something about a profession, but you also gain your first practical experience.

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The expert level is suitable for building on the basic knowledge of the Basic level in self-study units or for refreshing your knowledge while working.

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The professional level offers courses for experienced professionals (at least 2 years of professional experience) who want to develop their skills further. The courses in this level include self-learning units as well as live webinars or seminars in presence.

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