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 the UK Final.  The standard of welding was extremely high, making the judges’ job very difficult.  The winner was Ben Birch, an employee of Camel Laird and a student at Maritime & Engineering College North West.  Our warmest congratulations to Ben, who now holds the title of the UK Apprentice Welder of the Year 2012!

For more details and a photograph of Ben being presented with his trophy, please go to