IIW India's National Welding Training and Certification Scheme ( NWTCS ) has been prepared to meet the demand of industry for welders, trained and certified to a level of competency commensurate with the requirements of any of the welder qualification and certification standards or codes i.e. IS:7310 / IS:817, IBR, ISO:9606-1, BSEN:287 and ASME Sec IX / AWS D1.1. many other
IIW India's National Welding Certification Scheme has been prepared to meet the demand of industry for welders, trained and certified to a level of competency commensurate with the requirements of any of the welder qualification and certification standards or codes i.e. IS:7310 / IS:817, IBR, ISO:9606-1, BSEN:287 and ASME Sec IX / AWS D1.1. many other.List of various Certification Schemes for Welders under NWTCS.
|Sl. No.||Level of Certification Scheme||Scheme Name||Scheme Code|
|1||Foundation Schemes||Manual & Metal Arc Welding-Foundation GTAW-Foundation GMAW-Foundation Oxyfuel Gas Cutting – Foundation Plasma Cutting – Foundation||MMAW-F GTAW-F GMAW-F OFGC-F PC-F|
|2||Industry Oriented Standard Schemes||MMAW-Structural Welding Auto Sector Welding GMAW-Structural Welding Boiler & Pressure Vessel Welding||MMAW-S GMAW-A GMAW-S MMAW-P|
|3||NWTCS Special Schemes||GTAW on Aluminium GTAW on Stainless Steel GTAW on Copper & Copper Alloy GMAW on Aluminium Reclamation Welding Gas Welding & Brazing Expert Welder||GTAW-Al GTAW-SS GTAW-Cu GMAW-Al RHF GWB EW|
Details of the individual certification schemes are available in the IIW-India Website along with application forms. The assessment of welders for the various Certification Schemes covers practical tests, theoretical examination and viva-voce. These are conducted at IIW-India’s Approved Testing Centres (ATCs). It may be noted that Certification Schemes provide for assessment of candidates trained through both IIW-India’s Approved Training Institutes (ATIs) and Direct Candidates who have already acquired required experience and competence to fulfil the certification requirements.
Assessment and Certification as per the NWTCS Certification Schemes is conducted by the Skill Development committee through its NWTCS program.
IIW-India also puts up a list of Certified Welders in the website for general information.Welder’s Certification by IIW-India
IIW-India also conducts assessment and certification of welders as per National and International Standard / Codes through its ANB-India division. ANB-India is additionally accredited to by the International Institute of Welding, IAB to conduct testing & certification of welders as per ISO: 9606 along with award of International Welder Diploma.Welder’s Training under NWTCS
IIW-India also approves existing Welding Training Institutes as Approved Training Institutes (ATIs) provided they have the required standard of practical and theoretical training facilities and faculty as specified in the Scheme. IIW-India supports the Approved Training Institutes with Curriculum and Lesson Plans (both theoretical and practical), required for delivery of the courses to meet the requirements of the various Certification Schemes under NWTCS.Course Eligibility
Procedure for becoming an ATI / ATC
Any interested training Institute may contact the IIW-INDIA Head office Skill Development Section at the address given below for obtaining details and requirements for becoming an ATI / ATC.
With a mission to be the Premier Professional Institute in India for the advancement of Welding Science & Technology and related activities, IIW-India has been continuously developing itself for achievement of Assist Human resources development in Welding in India.
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