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Course Details - Weldcraft – Pro Underwater Coded Welder

Price: £3,450 inc VAT
Duration: 11 Days

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Course Outline

The WeldCraft-Pro™ is a highly specialised welding programme, designed for commercial divers serious about being coded in underwater wet welding. This course is the only one available that follows the International Institute of Welding (IIW)/European Welding Federation (EWF) guidelines and is independently accredited by the UK’s leading awarding-body. The programme is verified through Speciality Welds Ltd, under their EAL (Engineering and Marine Training Authority) approved test centre status.

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This course is also approval by IMarEST (Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology) through their CPD committee. Mr D. Keats of Speciality Welds, the author, is also the companies approved welding surveyor (Zurich Insurance) and is their official witness for all welder testing (coding). Mr D. Keats, who is a senior welding inspector and approved competent person, as identified under ISO 14731 has been involved with certifying welders for over 20 years. “The qualification testing of welders is a serious business and it is essential that this is conducted by a recognised competent/approved person, so that any qualifications awarded are internationally recognised by industry”.


An intensive eleven days, closely supervised training course, providing both theoretical and practical hands-on experience for both wet and dry welding. The course consists of a series of lectures together with written and practical assignments and ultimately culminates in an end of course examination and welder qualification test. The practical exercises concentrate on developing the skills necessary to produce defect free fillet welds, and the theory is covered by a series of lectures covering 9 learning outcomes, which include the following;

  1. Safe underwater welding procedures
  2. MMA welding plant & equipment
  3. Underwater welding techniques
  4. Preparing to weld
  5. Electrodes & weld terminology
  6. Basic weldability & common weld defects
  7. Monitor & control welding operations
  8. Quality assurance & quality control
  9. Join steel plates using the three standard techniques

Who Should Attend?
Relatively experienced commercial divers/engineers working in the marine, shipping, construction and oil/gas industries with or without previous welding experience.

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