Forging Futures

We are a specialised welding academy and training provider supporting new and experienced welders in the UK. Providing practical and intensive training.

COVID-19 Update - We are now Open!

We are opening for training on the 6th July 2020. We have introduced a range of measures in line with the UK Government, Public Health England and our own ' COVID-19' risk assessment.

The Welding Academy

Whether you’re looking for a new career, to learn as a hobby, or to gain a qualification to advance your skills, at The Welding Academy we have the right course for you.

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Welding Courses for Beginners

Looking to start a new career in welding? Or just interested in the craft? We have a wide range of courses available for the complete beginner to get you welding with ease and with confidence.

We offer qualified and non-qualified courses so that you can choose the option that best suits your needs. If you’re unsure of what course to do please just get in touch via our contact page or give us a call for a no-obligation discussion about how we can help you.

Intermediate Welding Courses

Are you looking for the next level of welding training? At the welding academy in the UK, we run many different courses aimed at welders looking to gain an intermediate level of training.

We offer qualified and unqualified courses, so that you can find the right type of course for your own needs. And, just get in touch if you are unsure of which course to choose.

Amazing welding training at the welding academy based in Chester UK
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Advanced Level Welding Courses

Ready for the next challenge? We offer a wide range of courses for the experienced welder looking for a more advanced and expert level of training. 

We offer qualified and non-qualified courses so that you can choose the option that best suits your needs. If you’re unsure of what course to do please just get in touch via our contact page or give us a call for a no-obligation discussion about how we can help you.

Coded Welding Training and Testing

By training and gaining your qualification to become a coded welder, you will have proof that you possess a high-level of welding and the skills required to work in some of the most highly regulated sectors in the UK.

Find out all about the coded training and testing that we can offer at The Welding Academy, to help you advance and develop your career in welding.

Learn welding at the Welding Academy UK

Apprenticeship Programmes

We are a national Apprenticeship provider specialising in STEM training, supporting employers to upskill their workforce in addition to training new staff members.

Working with you, we will build programmes of study that meet the needs of each individual apprentice and employer. Our programmes base equal importance on the knowledge, skills, and behavioural components of welding and fabrication standards, to produce a well-rounded apprentice and competent welder. We deliver apprenticeship training to the engineering, manufacturing, power generation, oil and gas, petrochemical and process sectors.

IOSH Health and Safety Courses

e provide tailored & professional health & safety assistance and/or training, for organisations to meet their legal obligations.

  • Qualified Health & Safety practitioner & trainer
  • Member (TechIosh) of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health
  • Fully insured
Amazing welding training at the welding academy based in Chester UK

View all of our courses and products

We provide not only a varied range of courses for all levels of welding skill, we also offer products to help you get started with welding and our one hour ‘welding skills analysis‘ to help you quantify your current skill level. Click the link below to browse our entire store.

Learn from the Experts

Free Welder's Handbook!

Pick up your completely free copy of our ‘Welder’s Handbook’ before you go! 

The handbook contains a comprehensive guide to gas shielded arc welding and oxy-fuel cutting.