This course is for verified commercial divers. To learn how to weld underwater, see our Air/Mixed Gas Surface Supplied Diver program which includes underwater welding training.Request Information
The International Diving Institute offers a 2 week, 80 hour course which covers the training you need to test for a Lloyd’s Register Underwater Welder certification. The course culminates with a practical test proctored by a Lloyd’s Register Surveyor through American Welding Society (AWS).
Welding certifications are typically required when performing emergency welds on ships, as well as certain load-bearing or critical structures. Lloyd’s Register provides an internationally-recognized certification.
Entry level requirements
The student is required to pass a Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ) to AWS D3.6:2010 for Underwater Wet Welding. The WPQ testing is witnessed by a Major Class Lloyd’s Register. ANSI standards are used for classroom training and testing.
CERTIFICATIONS AT COMPLETION
Lloyd’s Register: Welder Performance Qualification AWS D3.6:2010
International Diving Institute: School Certificate for AWS/ANSI