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UK Apprentice Welder of the Year Final

The UK Final of the BOC Apprentice Welder Competition was held at TWI on 17th and 18th October 2012.  Jon was there for both days of the very closely fought competition in his role as joint organiser and Judge.  Pearsall Training & Consultancy would like to congratulate all nine competitors on their tremendous achievement of reaching [...]

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September Update

Two fantastic weeks spent cycling around Normandy with wife Cheryl at the beginning of the month.  Great weather, and just a little taste of some of the local grape juice! Back to the world of welding, and clients that Jon has been working with this month include a supply company for Heathrow Airport, and an [...]

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August Update

Pearsall Training & Consultancy trained more than 60 welders across 12 different counties in England and Wales during August.  Lots of miles clocked-up on the van, and many evening cycle rides to relax!  One of the memorable routes Jon took on his bike was along the Grand Union Canal from Hayes to Paddington and back, [...]

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July update

A busy July for Jon, combining judging duties at The BOC Apprentice Welder Competition Finals with welder training. More than 20 welders across various industries were trained or tested by Jon during July, with Jon travelling to client sites in Sussex, Derbyshire, Lancashire, and the West Midlands plus a few places inbetween!

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Regency High School New Adventure Playground

In amongst welding competitions and welder training, on June 29th Jon was busy in his role as Chair of Governors at the official opening of The Kevin Beck Adventure Playground at Regency High School, Worcester.  This fabulous facility was opened by Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, the rain held off and a great day was [...]

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The BOC Apprentice Welder Competition English National Final

Judge Jon Pearsall was at work again for the the English final of The BOC Apprentice Welder Competition Final, held on 11th and 12th July at the Maritime & Engineering College North West in Birkenhead.  After a great two days of competition Michael Folberth of  South Nottingham College was revealed as the winner. Congratulations to all [...]

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The BOC Apprentice Welder Competition Welsh Final

Gower College Swansea played host to the Welsh Final of The BOC Apprentice Welder Competition on 4th and 5th July, with Jon as one of the competition judges.  Congratulations to all the competitors who took part and to the winner Neil Brace from MITEC Pembrokeshire College.  Thank you to Tim Clark and the team at Gower [...]

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Scottish National Final of The BOC Apprentice Welder Competition

A few days spent in Scotland judging at the Scottish National Final of The BOC Apprentice Welder Competition.  The competition was held at Angus College, Abroath, on 13th and 14th June.  Thank you to Jim Stewart and the team for their hospitality, and congratulations to all of the apprentice welders who took part.  The winner [...]

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Jubilee Celebrations and welder training….

Jubilee celebrations successfully completed over the bank holiday weekend, including a great fireworks display and barbeque in the village, along with the lighting of the Beacon – well done team, you know who you are! More welder training carried out around the country during the first couple of weeks in June, including Oxy Fuel Training [...]

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A busy week of Welder Training….

This week Jon has been busy travelling around the south of the country doing Weld Procedures and Welder Qualifications for several companies in the following industrial sectors:  Packaging, Hydraulic Pipework and Industrial Plant Hire.  Now for a busy weekend of Jubilee Celebrations and family get-togethers!

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