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Welding inspection and testing for building and bridges

Technical Groups 20 April 2023

Structures and Infrastructures Technical Group Webinar: Welding inspection and testing requirements for building and bridge works in the UK 

This event will look at the BS EN 1090-2 requirements for inspection and NDT and review the additional requirements specified for buildings and bridges in the UK.

Focusing on the structural steelwork fabrication and installation industries, this event will be of interest to those involved with the specifying, procuring and undertaking of inspection and NDT on structural steelwork, eg, fabrication shop managers and supervision staff, engineers, NDT technicians, welding engineers.

Experts from industry and TWI will be presenting on a range of topics:

  • Julian French, Partner, Sandberg LLP - Inspection and testing of welding to BS EN 1090-2

  • Alexander Tsougranis, NDT Programme Manager, TWI Ltd - An explanation and demonstration of the use of ultrasonic testing to comply with BS EN ISO 17640, BS EN ISO 11666 and BS EN ISO 23279

  • Julian French, Partner, Sandberg LLP - Requirements for the inspection and testing of building and bridge works in the UK.


  • Professional Members of The Welding Institute: £25 + VAT (£30)
  • Industrial Members of TWI: £25 + VAT (£30)
  • Non-members: £95 + VAT (£114)
  • Retired Members: £25 + VAT (£30)
  • Students: £25 + VAT (£30)
  • TWI Training School Customers:  Please contact us with your Training Customer ID Number

TWI Staff - please contact Hafiza Rahman  if you wish to register.

Please note that payment must be made before the event in order to receive the joining instructions for the event.

Can't make it on the day?

If you can't join us on the day, you can still access the recording of the webinar and the presentations by registering ahead of the event.*

*presentation dissemination is dependent on presenter consent.

Associate Membership (AWeldI) of The Welding Institute

Registering on this Technical Group webinar as a non-member or a TWI Training Customer gives you full Associate Membership (AWeldI) for one year. To activate your membership, just complete the highlighted fields on the event registration form.

You will also benefit from:

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

The Welding Institute awards points towards CPD for delegates attending this webinar. Every hour attendance of an event will earn 2 points towards your continuing professional development.

Please contact if you require a certificate of attendance towards your continuing professional development.


Julian French - Partner

Julian French

Sandberg LLP

Julian has nearly 50 years of industrial experience in structural steelwork. After Head Wrightson Ltd., he joined the London based consultancy Sandberg LLP in 1975 and became a Partner in 2010, Sandberg’s 150th anniversary.

Prior to being office based, much of the first 25 years involved secondment to design consultants and certification bodies. Projects were worldwide and typically included the manufacture, installation and erection of offshore structures, bridges and buildings.

Julian sat on a number of TWI CL committees and boards prior to semi-retirement in 2021 but still assists in the preparation of a number of UK specifications and standards.

Alexander Tsougranis - Programme Manager – Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

Alexander Tsougranis

Programme Manager – Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

Alex is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and has been involved in a wide range of NDT related roles including NDT equipment sales, inspection, consultancy, training and certification.

He is Level 3 qualified in various NDT methods including UT and in the last fifteen years, he has delivered training in several countries for different certification bodies. He is now based at TWI Cambridge and he is leading the NDT training programme.

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