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Plastics welder training and qualification

TWI can assist companies in training personnel or individuals in improving their skills.

The training we provide at all levels is tailored to meet your needs, from basic to refresher courses and advanced training that leads to internationally recognised assurance qualification for competency and safety.

The courses we offer are applicable to those in the oil, gas, chemical, power, automotive, aerospace, and construction industries. TWI can also provide specialist courses including a general introduction to plastics welding, the adhesive bonding of plastics and laser welding. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the training can be carried out at your premises and with your equipment, all you need to do is request it at the time of booking the course.
In the UK currently, certification is mandatory for the installation of lining systems and piping to cover the methane and leachate removal from landfill sites but has been extended by the Environment Agency to cover all lining systems.
It will typically take approximately 30 days for you to receive the certificates from TWI, and the owner is the person or company who paid for the course.
Yes, as most of the courses we deliver are bespoke to each sponsoring company, a course can be designed to suit your individual requirements as long as you inform us at the time of booking.
Certification for pipes, fabrication and the lining systems lasts for 2 years plus 2 years of prolongation, so a total of 4 years. The landfill CQA engineer course certification lasts for a total of 5 years and the plastic pipe inspection course certification lasts for 5 years with a further 5 years of prolongation, for a total of 10 years.
Yes, we run courses overseas and have currently delivered courses in 17 different countries to date with all asking for and accepting the CSWIP certification to the European standard EN 13067.
TWI is a world-recognised material joining and technology organisation that teaches ‘best practice’ when carrying out training for all welding and joining techniques.
All certificates for training and certification are sent from CSWIP to the company or bill payer, if the company issues you with the certificate that will be their decision.
As plastics, growing market opportunities are opening. Currently, there are vacancies in the aquaculture business (fish farming), piping and fabrication sectors. The housing sector has gas membranes that require welding and are becoming more common with regulation changes throughout the industry.


Plastics Welding Training

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