Engineers Welding Appreciation Online Course

Did you know that welding can add significant value to your business bottom line?

The SAIW would like to collaborate with engineers and share its knowledge of welding to allow you to leverage this skill more effectively in your company operations.

In light of this, we have developed a brand new, more streamlined and relevant online Engineers Welding Appreciation Course that will provide an overview of welding technology including the complexities of welding, what can go wrong and the consequences of failure.

Professionals who might find this information particularly helpful include:

  • Workshop managers,
  • Procurement managers,
  • Plant maintenance and project engineers,
  • Engineering superintendents and technicians,
  • Senior quality assurance personnel.


This virtual course runs in four separate sessions from 14h00 to 16h30. Dates for the next course dates to be advised:

Topic: Welding terminology, joint types and designs

Topic: Welding processes and consumables

Topic: Welding defects, how to avoid them and visual inspection

Topic: Qualification of Welding Procedures and Welder Performance testing

Pricing is free for SAIW members and R1 000 for non-members.


The full course carries
1 CPD point for ECSA
8 CPD Points for  CP, IPE  and SG.