Welding coordination - technical support

Turn welding issues into welding expertise! Call upon the knowledge of our experts, certified welding engineers (IWE), who can guide you along the thought process in a constructive manner and assist you as external welding coordinator if needed.


Our welding engineers are qualified to work according to the main international welding standards, many of them have been involved in guiding companies to certification. Their skills have often proven valuable in providing quick and efficient results. Guidance from the early start of the quality system implementation, audit/certification included.

Assistance can be offered for:

  • guidance of the in-house welding coordinator
  • project specific guidance or support

Tasks of our consultant expert

  • guidance during design, implementation and production phase
  • preparation and optimisation of quality management systems
  • assistance with implementation of the standards
  • non destructive research and inspection
  • application-based research into welding techniques and material weldability
  • advice during production and in quality control
  • assistance in developing or adapting Welding Procedures
  • …..

Temporary replacement or additional support

Dealing with higher workload because of illness of the welding coordinator or an increased order volume? Belgian Welding Institute (BWI) is stand by to assist you during busy periods. Thanks to our expertise, training period is short.

Training welding coordinator

To enable your own colleague(s) to execute the function of welding coordinator, it is possible to enroll them to our internationally recognised education and trainings:

  • International Welding Engineer (IWE)
  • International Welding Technologist (IWT)
  • International Welding Specialist (IWS)
  • RWC-B: responsible welding coordinator (Level Basic)
  • RWC-S: responsible welding coordinator (Level Specific)

To the training program of BWI (Dutch)


Experience and Expertise of BWI welding engineers

Our expertise is ensured by a thorough knowledge of various standards and applications in following disciplines:

  • standard EN 15085 (railway applications - welding of Railway Vehicles and Components)
  • standard EN 1090 or directive 89/106/EEG (steel construction)
  • standard EN ISO 3834 (general weld quality management system)
  • standard EN 13445/AD2000 or directive 97/23/EEG (pressure vessels)
  • standard ISO 24394 (space-based applications)
  • NADCAP (aerospace and aviation)
  • NAVSEA (Navy - American welding quality system)