Training course for welding coordinator and VT employee

The training is intended to improve knowledge of the theory and application of the controls required by the ISO 3834 and EN 1090-1 standards, focused on the coordination of welding for steel components, in accordance with the EN 14731 standard.


  • Basics of metallurgy
  • The main types of welded joint
  • Preparation of surfaces and edges
  • Filler materials
  • Main defects found in welding
  • Methods of inspecting welds
  • Rules on the representation of welded joints
  • Examples of representation
  • Content of a Welding Procedure Specification (WPS)
  • Drafting a WPS: practical exercise in the classroom
  • Rules on the qualification of procedures and welders
  • Validity ranges
  • Management of the flow of information and records relating to welded joints in production
  • Validation of new procedures


Intended for personnel who are experienced in welding and weld inspection and who wish to work in the role of coordinator. This course prepares for training for VT Level II and covers the following topics:

  • Vision by the eye and visual perception
  • Environmental factors
  • The regulatory framework
  • Inspections according to EN 1090-2, par. +39 12.4
  • The visual inspection procedure according to ISO 17637 (which replaces EN 970)
  • The acceptability of the inspection according to ISO 5817 (levels D, C, B, B+)
  • Gauges and tools for carrying out the visual inspection
  • Defects detectable by visual inspection of welded joints
  • Practical exercise

The course will take place on:
29 and 30 October from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm
5 and 6 November from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm
via videoconference.

And on:
12 and 13 November
at Tecno Piemonte.