Professional Membership of The Welding Institute offers extensive benefits and career opportunities

The Welding Institute is the leading professional body for people working in the welding and joining community. Membership provides internationally recognised professional qualifications with distinguishing post nominal letters, as well as numerous member benefits, a wealth of occasions for networking as well as opportunities for professional development.

“Membership has given me the opportunity to put something back into the engineering and welding community and is not only fulfilling from a personal perspective of having achieved equivalent status with my peers in the industry, but has also afforded me an opportunity to engage at a professional level and to meet some very interesting people”
Andrew Wilby, a Metallurgy / Welding Engineer at EDF Energy who is currently a Senior Member and Chartered Engineer

Professional Membership of The Welding Institute offers extensive benefits and
                        career opportunities

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.

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,
  • discounts
  • 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 immediately 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, as noted above, 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) to

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