Welder Qualification is a verifying process which examine a welder’s capability to perform welds within the scope of given standards following an approved welding procedure.
Welding procedures are very important process of fabrication of equipment such as pressure vessels and welder qualifications must be verified before welding procedures are taken place.
The Welder Qualification is stipulated in many EN standards and codes such as ISO 9606 or ISO 14732. The compliance to those welding codes and standards is a prerequisite for manufacturers.
APAVE as a Notified Body, aware of EN standards and codes, can verify welder qualifications and issue welder certification. We can also qualify welders involved in the fabrication of pressure vessels in the scope of the PED.