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Maximising Potential

Experience both practical and technical development in Fabrication and Welding skills in our purpose built Engineering workshop, gain experience in live work environments to enhance and advance your skills. 

The engineering fabrication and welding industry is a crucial sector that plays a fundamental role in manufacturing and construction. It involves the creation of metal structures, components, and products through various processes, including cutting, bending, welding, and assembling. 


Fabrication: Fabrication is the process of creating products or structures by manipulating and assembling various raw materials, typically metals, plastics, or composites, to achieve a desired form and function 


Welding: Welding is a fabrication process that joins materials, typically metals, together by melting them and then allowing them to cool and solidify, forming a strong and permanent bond. 


In summary, the fabrication and welding industry is a diverse and vital sector that contributes to various industries, from construction to aerospace. Skilled professionals in fabrication and welding are in demand, and the industry continues to adapt to technological advancements and environmental considerations to meet the needs of the modern world. 


  • The engineering industry in Northern Ireland is a dynamic and diverse sector that plays a significant role in the region's economy. Historically Belfast has had a huge influence in the world of engineering through our boat building and aerospace industries. 

    With the development of Engineering Technology skills as well as fabrication and welding skills through our offer, we aim to support the resurgence and the skills associated with practical engineering at Impact Training. 

  • Employment in the Northern Ireland manufacturing sector has in recent years grown more than four times faster than the rest of the UK. 

    Manufacturing accounts for 11% of employment and over 15% of GVA, making it a key sector in the Northern Ireland economy. 

    The region is home to a range of indigenous and international companies, engaged in the full range of activities from R&D (Research & Development) through new product development to manufacturing 

  • In addition to their technical and domain-specific knowledge, engineers often require a range of additional skills to excel in their roles and contribute effectively to their organisations. These skills are essential in today's dynamic and interconnected work environment. 

    Engineering uses a range of mathematical and trigonometry-based problem solving as well as a knowledge of electricity, circuits and power, all of which are developed within our programmes at impact Training. 

  • Impact Training are Community focused training provider, who are intrinsically invested in ensuring all of programme participants receive the best possible tutelage and experiences through interactions with our highly skilled and experienced staffing team, we will always push our programme participants to both achieve vocationally linked qualifications but also grow and flourish as an individual and highlight your skills and abilities to actively become the next generation of the workforce in Northern Ireland.


    We always aim to put the people at the centre of everything we do, and we strive to continuously improve our services, enhance our offer and grow as we see our participants grow alongside us. We just don’t see Impact as a training programme, is an extension of your family, we care, we motivate and encourage all participants to move beyond what they think they can possibly achieve. For More about Impact Training Click Here

  • Our Essential Skills offer is extensive at Impact Training, we offer Literacy, Numeracy and Information Technology up to including Level 2.


    Dependant on the course requirements all participants will be assessed for suitability of level of essential skills and we actively promote progression within the Essential Skills delivery model at Impact Training, our team of highly skilled tutors will always endeavour to support, challenge and develop a range of skills and attributes that will enhance the level of achievement of every participant, for more information on Essential Skills at Impact Training Click Here

  • Qualifications and work experience are essential components in our provision but there is much more to being a student at Impact Training.  We are committed to raising aspirations in young people and trying to bring the best out of them.  This will include introducing them to experiences outside of the curriculum and equipping them with the skills and values that will help to shape their future. 


    Through EVOLVE you will engage in a wide range of World of Work events that will introduce you to greater opportunities in your industry/sector.  It will also allow you to support your community, expand citizenship, develop your physical and mental health, apply your essential skills to real activities, gain new skills, gain additional qualifications to improve wider career prospects and improve your personal development.  All of this will be through events and activities arranged by our staff.  All you have to do is enrol on the events and get involved. 


    Broadbase offers short courses in 3 subjects and the chance to specialise in the one that best suits your ambitions.  Our Foundation Programme allows you to gain qualifications in year 1 and progress to higher qualifications in year 2.  We also offer a wide range of enhancements to complement your experiences and to improve your chances of securing employment at the end of the programme.  These include but are not limited to: CSR Cards, First Aid Courses, Food Hygiene, Customer Service Courses, Abrasive Wheels, Photography, Coding, VR Courses, Sign Language, additional Barbering & Hairdressing courses etc.  Through the Employment Academy we can focus your final term on securing employment and Apprenticeship positions so you can move to the next stage of your career. 


    At Impact Training there is no ceiling on what you can achieve and if you take ownership of your learning you can achieve much more than you thought possible. 

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Drop us a message, give us a call, or visit our office, and let's work together to create impactful learning experiences tailored just for you.


Maximising Potential with Impact Training NI begins with a single step - and we're excited to take it with you!

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