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TRANSITION ROUTE for (IWCP) International Welding Coordination Personnel :
IWE/IWT/IWS/IWP

(International Institute of Welding Diploma and complies to the requirement as per ISO 14731)


2018 Calendar for Refresher Courses for Transition Route

Place (Location) Course No Last date for Receipt of Application (Along with all documents) Course Start date Course end date Remark
CHENNAI 79   30th January 2018 3rd February 2018 PAST COURSES OVER
CHENNAI 80   12th February 2018 16th February 2018
KOLKATA 81   12th March 20118 16-17 March 2018
BARODA 82 09-06-2018 25th June 2018 29th June 2018 * Conditional
PUNE 83 21-08-2018 6th August 2018 10th Aug 2018 * Conditional
KOLKATA 84 15-09-2018 1st October 2018 5th October 2018 * Conditional
KOLKATA 85 17-11-2018 3rdDecember 2018 7th December 2018 * Conditional

*Course dates are scheduled for eligible candidates being duly registered. Please check the final dates from ANB office.
IWCP Refresher Course Fees Excluding applicable GST @18%for Transition Route - In Rs
Description IWE IWT IWS IWP
1. Application Fee 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
2. Registration Fee 48,000 43,000 33,000 23,000
Fees for 5 day refresher course
Fees for examination, Viva Voce
*Certificate Issue Charges
3. TOTAL FEES PAYABLE 50,000 45,000 35,000 25,000
*Course Fee include charges for Issue of relevant IIW Diploma for the successful candidate.

The Transition Criteria Optionsmentioned for International Welding Coordination Personnel (IWE, IWT, IWS & IWP) are general requirements for candidates wishing to apply for award of Diploma through Transition Arrangements. However, conformance of the candidate’s total qualification and experience with the Transaction Criteria approved by the International Authorisation Board (IAB) and achieved by the candidate on or before 3rd January 2011 will be judged by the Assessment Committee for Transition Arrangements of for IWCP conducted by The Indian Institute of Welding-ANB, whose decision will be binding for award of Transaction Diploma.

Candidates may go through the Brochure for IWCP Transition Route to check Eligibility and study “IWCP Transition Route:How to Apply”. Candidates are required to send duly filled Applications Form No: 34 & Registration Form No:16A (Available under the IWCP Download) along with CV highlighting the Qualifications obtained (Mention the dates) with overall experience in industry and specifically with respect to welding fabrication & related activities in chronological order mentioning the names of the organisations and the period of engagement, responsibility etc. and accompanied with copies of all qualification and experience certificates and testimonials from past and current employers along with the prescribed ‘Application Fees’ +GST as applicable. These documents are essential for determining eligibility to qualify by Transition Route and incomplete documentation may result in the rejection of the Application by the Assessment Committee.

Balance amount of fees as per table above except the Certificate Issue Charges’ as per above table should be paid once approved by our Assessment Committee for meeting the Transition Criteria as per IIW-IAB approved Criteria for the particular level of qualification before the candidate attends the 5 day refresher course followed by the Objective test and interview on the 5th day. Successful candidates after payment of Certificate Issue Charges will be provided the recommended& eligibleIIW Diploma. ANB-India also organises courses at customers’ premises when full infrastructure and other supports are provided at an agreed location to conduct the course for minimum 15 candidates.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE for (IWCP) International Welding Coordination Personnel – (IWE/IWT)

(International Institute of Welding Diploma and complies to the requirement as per ISO 14731)

The Alternative route does not involve fulltime study at an ATB for about 450 hours of lesson as for Standard Route for IWCP (IWE & IWT). This option is available for candidates (Presently only for IWE & IWT) having minimum 4 years relevant experience in welding and related area with responsibility. However the candidate must be himself sure that he does not require any structured lesson input in any of the Modules (Refer to IAB Guideline –Short Version) Candidate has to submit a specified Application and go through a rigorous Application check, submit a Project Report for presentation. The candidate has to clear all these steps before being allowed to appear in the full examinations as above. Presently the option is available for IWE & IWT only.

Calendar for IWE/IWT Examinationfollowing for Alternative Route

Place (Location) Project Interview Written Examination Start (Module 1, 2, 3 & 4) Oral Examination Remark
KOLKATA 22 February 2018 23 Feb to 27th Feb 2018 28th February 2018 Exam Over
KOLKATA To be Notified 5th July 2018 11th July 2018 Provisional
KOLKATA To be Notified 15th Nov 2018 21st Nov 2018 Provisional
KOLKATA To be Notified 13th Feb 2019 19th Feb 2019 Provisional

The dates of the Examinations are provisional and the candidates advised to check dates, timing and venue specifically with our ANB office by mailto our Executive Mr T K Dutta at anb@iiwindia.com or contact him at Phone: +913340061837. Alternative route Candidates may alsoappear for examination along with Standard Route Candidates of Cornerstone Academy at Chennai separately for each Modules 1, 2, 3 & 4 respectively in June, July, Aug & September 2018 with prior approval of ANB.

Candidates may go through the Brochure for Standard & Alternative Route to check Eligibility and study “IWE/IWT Alternative Route: How to Apply”. Candidates are required to send duly filled Applications Form No: 44 & Registration Form No:16A (Available under the IWCP Download) along with CV highlighting the Qualifications obtained (Mention the dates) with overall experience in industry and specifically with respect to welding fabrication & related activities in chronological order mentioning the names of the organisations and the period of engagement, responsibility etc. and accompanied with copies of all qualification and experience certificates and testimonials from past and current employers along with the prescribed ‘Application Fees’ +GST as applicable. These documents are essential for determining eligibility to qualify by Transition Route and incomplete documentation may result in the rejection of the Application by the Assessment Committee.

Fees Excluding GST for Alternative Route `(In Rupees)
Sl. No. Description IWE IWT IWS * IWP*
1 Application Fee 3,000 3,000 Presently not being offered
2 Registration Fee 26,000 23,000
Project Paper check/Interview
3 Final Examination of all Modules 21,000 19,000
Issue of Diploma Certificate
  TOTAL FEES PAYABLE 50,000 45,000

Balance amount of fees apart from Application Fees as per table above to be paid in two stages as below and should be paid beforehe/sheappears in the final written and oral examination conducted by ANB Examiners following same standard as Standard Route. Successful candidates will be provided the recommended & eligible IIW Diploma. Fees are payable by DD or cheque at par or by Bank Transfer to “The Indian Institute of Welding-ANB” at Kolkata as per the details (Bank, GST & PAN details)

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All enquiry and communication may be made to the following address for the attention of Mr. Tapan K Dutta (+91 9874771446)

The Indian Institute of Welding-ANB

  • IIW INDIA HOUSE
  • Plot No : 38 Gitanjali Park, 200 Kalikapur Main Road,
  • P.O. Mukundapur, Kolkata – 700 099.
  • West Bengal, INDIA
  • Tel: +91 33 4006 1837, E-mail :anb@iiwindia.com

TRANSITION ROUTE for (IWIP) International Welding Inspection Personnel : Comprehensive, Standard or Basic level (IWI-C/IWI-S/IWI-B)

(International Institute of Welding Diploma and complies to the requirement as per ISO 14731)
2018 Calendar for IWIP Refresher Courses for Transition Route

The IIW Diploma of International Welding Inspector qualification is awarded at three levels of Comprehensive (IWI-C), Standard (IWI-S) & Basic (IWI-B) following the IIW Guideline IAB-041 (latest edition). The short version of the IWIP Guideline 041 may be downloaded. The IWIP qualification is approved as suitable as Welding Coordination Person for Welding Inspection activities meeting the requirement under ISO 14731 and desired qualification for a company certification as per ISO 3834.

The competency covers pre-existing qualification & knowledge with experience in Welding fabrication and related area along with Welding NDT and mechanical testing. Depending upon the level of knowledge the candidate may be suitable for Comprehensive, Standard or Basic level. Currently only the Transition route is offered for candidates meeting the IIW-IAB specified Transition Criteria for IWIP in India.

Candidates are required to attend a 6 Day IWIP Refresher Course covering 20 Modules on Welding Technology &Inspection followed by Written Test and Oral Examination on 6th day for qualifying existing practicing professionals by Transition Route. Refresher course by Transition Route is now allowed indefinitely without any end date subject to the candidates fulfilling the Transition Criteria with respect to qualification and experience achieved by candidates on or before 13th January. However, conformance of the candidate’s total qualification and experience with the Transition Criteria approved by the International Authorisation Board (IAB) will be judged by the Assessment Committee for Transaction Arrangements of the Indian Institute of Welding-ANB, whose decision will be binding for award of Diploma by Transition route.

Place Last date for Receiving Application (Along with all documents) Course Start Date Course End Date Remark
BARODA 04-08- 2018 20th August 2018 25th August 2018
To be announced

Refresher Course schedule as announced is subject to changes depending upon receipt of applications from eligible candidates within the application dates. Individual approved & registered candidates are individually intimated for a particular course. Candidates fulfilling the entry requirements of Route-1 for comprehensive Welding Inspection qualification may be exempted from attending the 6 day refresher course based on his actual experience to be determined by the Assessment Committee, but shall have to appear for the written test and interview.

IWIP Fees excluding GST for IWIP Transition Route (‘In Rupees)
Sl. No. Description IWIP-C IWIP-S IWIP-B
1 Application Fee 2,000.00 2,000.00 2,000.00
2 Refresher Course, Exam & Interview) 48,000.00 43,000.00 38,000.00
Registration Fee (for all Routes)
Fees for Certification
3 Total 50,000.00 45,000.00 40,000.00
Fees are payable by DD or cheque at par or by Bank Transfer to “The Indian Institute of Welding-ANB” at Kolkata as per the details (Bank, GST & PAN details)

Candidates for IWIP may go through the Brochure for IWIP Transition Route to check Eligibility and study “IWIP Transition Route: How to Apply”. Candidates are required to send duly filled Applications Form No: 34A & Registration Form No:16A (Available under the IWIP Download) along with CV highlighting the Qualifications obtained (Mention the dates) with overall experience in industry and specifically with respect to welding fabrication & related inspection activities in chronological order mentioning the names of the organisations and the period of engagement, responsibility etc. and accompanied with copies of all qualification and experience certificates and testimonials from past and current employers along with the prescribed ‘Application Fees’ +GST as applicable. Incomplete documentation may result in the rejection of the Application by the Assessment Committee. Once approved the candidate is required to pay the balance amount of fees before attending the course and appearing for the written test and oral Examination. Successful candidates will be provided the recommended IIW Diploma for Welding Inspection.

IWCP Downloads

All enquiry and communication may be made to the following address for the attention of Mr. Tapan K Dutta (+91 9874771446)

The Indian Institute of Welding-ANB

  • IIW INDIA HOUSE
  • Plot No : 38 Gitanjali Park, 200 Kalikapur Main Road,
  • P.O. Mukundapur, Kolkata – 700 099.
  • West Bengal, INDIA
  • Tel: +91 33 4006 1837, E-mail :anb@iiwindia.com





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