MEMBERSHIP & INTERNATIONAL RECOGNINITION IN THE WELDING ORGANIZATIONS
The Greek Institute of Welding is officially recognized as Authorized National Body for Greece, awarded with such a recognition during the Congress of the International Institute of Welding (IIW) in Paris in January 2013.
Full Membership in the IIW and EWF International Organizations register, for the Welding Greek Institute, since 2007.
Active participation of the Greek Welding Institute in domestic and international technological events, furthermore carries the stamp of the International Institute of Welding and European Welding Federation (IIW & EWF), by 18 January 2013.
ACCREDITATION BY ESYD [ IAF / MLA MEMBER] AND INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION BODY AUTHORITY
The Welding Greek Institute, ANB for Greece, member of IIW and EWF, is successfully qualified as Accredited Certification Body against ISO 17024 for IIW/EWF existing qualifications and WSTAR new qualifications related to Personnel Certification.
In the context of this recognition, the Welding Greek Institute through WSTAR Certification Scheme, provides to the public the possibility of independent training and qualification as well as Personnel Certification, in a wide range of specializations related to coordinate, monitor or inspect welding activities, as well as to perform welding activities.
Distance Learning programs as well class room courses are available by independent structures, to guide candidates to an International Qualification, and with a significant working experience, candidates could achieve WSTAR certification for that specific qualification obtained.
The relevant classes’ of qualifications / specializations / personnel certification fields are defined as follows: