Branch News


The Durban branch has been busy all year, with a minimum of one class being held every week. Notably, the branch was involved in the testing of apprentice welders at LIV Village in Cottonlands, Verulam on 25-27 September

Furthermore, the branch hosted a successful certification presentation on 27 September where it presented more than 40 students with certificates, including IIW-B, Level 1, Level 2 and IIW Standard. The branch also presented the IWS certification on the day.

Cape Town

Since the previous edition of Fusion, SAIW’s Cape Town branch has been hard at work, running a couple of courses. The branch ran the first Welding & Fabrication Inspector Level 1 course with its first group and the second intake is currently underway. On a separate note, the branch also ran the Competent Persons – Steam Generators training.

The CT branch also has two visual Testing Level 1 courses in its NDT department. Meanwhile, its second L1 Bridging course for the year is currently on the go. Moreover, the CT branch ran a second Welding Quality Control course, while its second ASME course starts on the 4th of November.

The branch also had its member, Arnold Meyer from Afrox, presenting on the “Advantages of using cored wires for certain applications – FCAW and MCAW” – at an evening meeting held on the 19th of September.

From the sporting front, the CT branch has its Western Cape Sports Day scheduled for the 21st of November. Get in touch with Western Cape representative Liz Berry for more information.