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The Welding Institute is the
leading international
membership body for welding
and joining professionals
The Welding Institute Professional Membership
About Us

About Us

The Welding Institute is the leading professional engineering institution for the professional registration and certification of welding and joining personnel worldwide.  It embraces a professional institution, a certification body, a training organisationand a world renowned research and technology centre

Simply, it exists to help individuals to build and improve their careers.

As a Licensed Member of the Engineering Council, The Welding Institute has a responsibility to nominate and submit appropriately qualified candidates for registration as Chartered or Incorporated Engineer, or Engineering Technician.

The Welding Institute also fosters a deep-seated knowledge base in the development of occupational standards and vocational qualification.  As an influential lobbying group it offers authoritative guidance to statutory bodies like the British Standards Institution, the Engineering Council and even central government, charged with making the rules.

Our Vision
Our Vision

Vision, Mission and Aims of The Welding Institute.

History of The Welding Institute

The Welding Institute was formed in London on 5 February 1923, and has undergone many transformations in its long history. 

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TWI Council, Board and Committees structure. 

Job opportunities
Job Opportunities and Volunteers

Find out about the latest job and volunteering opportunities within the industry.