The Welding Institute is the leading professional body for people working in the welding and joining community. Membership provides internationally recognised professional qualifications that recognise a variety of levels of competence and experience with distinguishing post nominal letters. Membership also provides numerous other member benefits, a wealth of occasions for networking as well as opportunities for professional development.
The Welding Institute, the Professional Engineering Institution within TWI Ltd, is a licensed member of the Engineering Council and submits appropriately qualified candidates for Chartered Engineer (CEng), Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and Engineering Technician (EngTech) registration. As well-recognised national and international bodies, Professional Membership and Engineering Council registration provides opportunity to have your qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge benchmarked against others allowing for greater opportunity of migration of skills between countries.
Member benefits include and give you access to:
TWI Technical Enquiry and Duty Engineer Service, providing a rapid response and advice on a broad range of topics in welding, engineering, manufacturing and associated technologies
- bi-monthly journal Welding & Cutting
- technical conferences
- online workshops
- local branches of The Welding Institute and their events,
- technical group meetings (e.g. advanced structures, offshore oil and gas and structural integrity
- TWI Library and Information Services.
Those wishing to gain immediate access to such extensive member benefits can join The Welding Institute as an Associate (AWeldI).
Alternatively, Professional Membership as a Technician (TechWeldI), Incorporated Member (IncMWeldI), Member (MWeldI), Senior Member (SenMWeldI) or a Fellow (FWeldI) offers these benefits alongside competence-assured qualifications recognising your industry experience, knowledge, qualifications and certifications and provides the opportunity to be registered with the Engineering Council, the regulatory authority for registration of professional engineers and technicians
Anyone interested in joining The Welding Institute as a Professional Member should look to submit their Curriculum Vitae (CV) here.
More details of Professional or Associate Membership of The Welding Institute