What is SkillWeld?
SkillWeld 2016 is the UK’s most prestigious, national welder competition.
Trainee welders with good levels of skill in MMA, MIG/MAG and TIG are invited to register for the Passive Heats and to complete test pieces in their own colleges or with their own training providers. Competitors achieving the highest scores in the passive heats will be invited to enter the Semi-Finals at one of a number of regional venues.
The ten highest scoring competitors from the Semi-Finals will be invited to compete at the national final – held at The Skills Show at the NEC Birmingham. The winner will be crowned SkillWeld 2016 champion.
Entrants who have competed in the SkillWeld final may have the opportunity to progress to a WorldSkills international competition subject to meeting selection criteria*.
Why take part in SkillWeld 2016?
- Be part of the UK’s premier craft welding skill competition
- Raise and improve the profile and importance of welding skills in UK industry
- Compete on a national stage
* see competition rules