Indian Institute of Welding-ANB (IIW-ANB India) has been authorised by International Institute of Welding (IIW) as its only ‘Authorised National Body’ (ANB) in India to operate its above international scheme and award International Diplomas to welding personnel at various levels.
IIW-ANB India in turn appoints Training institutes as Approved Training Bodies ( ATBs ) as per International Authorisation Board guideline No IAB-001r3-07 who will actually impart the approved practical and theoretical training programmes. Prospective candidates are required to undergo training in these ATB’s in the course of their choice.
The ATB's are appointed through an extensive process of verification as shown in the flow chart in the next page. Following categories of organisations may be eligible for approval.
By adopting the guidelines of International Institute of Welding through ANB-India, they will be able to harmonise the training, examination and qualification testing of welding professionals with the international welding professional's community. The guideline takes care of both theoretical education and practical training at different skill and knowledge levels.