Engineering and Manufacturing Skills Bootcamps

Skills Bootcamps are FREE*, flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, allowing you to build up sector-specific skills and fast-track to an interview with a local employer or progress in your current role as part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee.

If you’re looking to increase your skills in a specific area, learn new skills, or fast-track into a new job, our Skills Bootcamp in Engineering and Manufacturing could be the right choice for you.

*If you are taking the course yourself and not through your employer.

Welding Skills (Newcastle College)

Who is the Skills Bootcamp for? 

This Skills Bootcamp is designed for individuals looking to retrain into a skilled profession and for unemployed individuals looking to work in the engineering sector, specialising in Welding.

What will the Skills Bootcamp cover? 

On this practical bootcamp, you will develop core skills and complete welder approval under the coded welding scheme, which will ensure you meet expectations set out by industry partners, making you work ready for the volume of welding job vacancies in the region.

You will cover recognised industry requirements and gain recognised qualifications, including coded weld test, health and safety, flux core welding, first aid and working at heights.

How long will the course last?

The Skills Bootcamp will start 25th of September 2023 and will be delivered over 10 weeks (150 hours).

How do I find out more? 

Click here to complete the enquiry form and find out more about the bootcamp. Upon enquiry, you will be contacted by a member of the team who will be able to answer all your questions.

Are you an employer?

If you wish to access a Skills Bootcamp to train your own existing employees as part of staff professional training. Employers can co-fund the training with a cash contribution of 30% or more (reducing to 10% or more for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises). 

Please complete the form for the Skills Bootcamp you are interested in and add the details of each staff member. The delivering partner will contact you to discuss your options in more detail.