spot welder


Spot welders set up and tend spot welding machines designed to press and join metal workpieces together. The metal resistance to the passage of electrical current and the subsequent heat created in the process allows for the local melting and joining of the parts.    

Alternative label

  • butt welder

  • sheet-metal welder

  • electric spot welder

  • electric arc welder

  • resistance welder

  • flash welder

  • robotic welder

  • weld technician

  • spot welding machine operator

  • construction welder

  • stitch welder

  • sheet metal welder

  • welder fabricator

  • fitter-welder

  • welder-fabricator

  • tack welder

  • welder-fitter

  • ultrasonic metal welder

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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