Technician Membership (TechWeldI)

Technician membership of The Welding Institute is for technicians with knowledge and experience of welding.

You must have at least two years’ scientific or technical experience relating to the development of welding, joining or one of the allied processes.

You will also need at least one of the following qualifications:

  1. An engineering-based Advanced/Modern Apprenticeship or equivalent work-based programme 
  2. Qualifications at or above level 3 in the RGF (Regulated Qualification Framework) such as a Level 3 National Certificate or Diploma in engineering or welding and joining technology 
  3. Specific programmes or qualifications approved by The Welding Institute such as:

      • CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector
      • CSWIP Welding Supervisor
      • CSWIP Underwater Inspection Controllers
      • CSWIP Welding Quality Control Co-ordinator
      • CSWIP Registered Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Inspectors
      • IIW/EWF Welding Specialist Diploma
      • CSWIP Certification of Welding Instructors and Specialist Welding Instructors

If you do not hold any of the qualifications listed above, you could still be eligible for Technician via our Individual Route. The Welding Institute will provide detailed advice based on your individual circumstances once we have looked at your education and career history.  Please send your CV to The Membership Team, and we will contact you with advice and guidance on how to proceed.

If your qualifications and experience meet the above conditions, become a part of one of the world’s richest welding communities by applying for Technician membership today!



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