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Global training and examination services

With centres all around the globe, TWI is the world’s largest provider of welding technology and inspection related training for individuals and companies alike.

Every year, around 20,000 people benefit from our comprehensive range of industrial training programmes, you can be sure that there is a course to suit your needs.


TWI Training and Examination Services: A training provider with global reach.

Internationally recognised qualifications

Training with TWI leads to internationally recognised qualifications which deliver real benefits to industry through the acquisition of new competences. If you are an individual, training with us can improve your skills therefore career progression and the certification provides verification of your competence to a recognised standard.

TWI's portfolio of courses and certification schemes is regularly updated to maintain TWI's position as the world leader in its field, so you can be sure that your training is internationally recognised by certification award bodies including CSWIP, BGAS-CSWIP, PCN, EWF/IIW, ASNT, IOSH, and NEBOSH.

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Our mission

To deliver:

  • uncompromising integrity in the provision of trained and competent personnel
  • the next generation of experts for industry
  • career progression opportunities for our customers

CSWIP Employer-Specific Certification

This procedure-driven certification compliant to EN ISO 9712 can be tailored to specific NDT application(s). The operator is then certified to carry out testing and inspection. The training, examination, experience, and competencies required are agreed, between the employer and the approved ATO/AQB, IAW the CSWIP scheme document.

Working with industry

Our courses are designed to service all key industry sectors, including oil and gas, aerospace, construction, power, automotive, rail, marine, and manufacturing. TWI also offers flexible, fully customised training.

eLearning/blended learning packages

We have flexible options for eLearning or blended learning. Minimise the impact of being away from the workplace and study at your own pace and convenience. Read More…

Member discounts

TWI Industrial Members qualify for a 10% discount - find out more.
Professional Members of The Welding Institute are eligible for a 5% discount - find out more.

About TWI Ltd

A global leader in technology engineering providing research and consultancy to its Members. Respected for its expertise, professionalism, impartiality and confidentiality, TWI works with the most influential companies worldwide across all industry sectors.

Training to meet your requirements

Choose from our standard training courses or organise training to meet your personal, company or industry needs. We can even provide on-site training at your business or place of work so that you don’t have to travel to take advantage of what TWI has to offer.

Training delivered by certified experts

Designed to meet the demands of industry around the world, our training is conducted by certified experts so you can be confident that TWI’s courses will deliver the knowledge you or your company needs.

Training the next generation of experts

A brief message from Shervin Maleki, Associate Director, Global Training and Technical Services