This 7.5-day course and one-day assessment is on underwater welding to the international approved American Welding Society D3.6M Underwater Welding Specification. The course will provide the theoretical and practical application on how to weld underwater in the vertical (3F) position. The final day will be for the class witnessing and testing of the test coupons to assess the quality of the underwater welding to an international standard.
The course is intended for those personnel who are involved with the offshore oil and gas and maritime and related industries that require underwater welding of subsea structures/objects in a safe and professional manner to international benchmark standards.
This affiliated course is delivered in conjunction with TWI SEA at its state-of-the-art facilities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The aim of this introductory course is for all participants to gain theoretical knowledge and practical competence in the following:
- IMCA and OGP Benchmark Safety Guidelines
- Risk assessment and MOC
- Identifying welding anomalies
- Types of underwater welding electrodes
- Power and equipment requirements for underwater welding
- Welding techniques
- Post-maintenance of equipment
- Basic commercial diving competency course
- In-date diving medical
- Age 20 (minimum)
- Physically fit