WQ-iC is an accredited Type A Inspection Body and holds PED Notified Body status under NoBo No.:2893. Additionally WQ-iC holds Recognised Third Party Organisation (RTPO) status under the PED for welding procedure qualification and the personnel certification of welders and NDT operators

Personnel Certification for Welders



For welders and NDT operators seeking accredited, universally accepted certification


Welding Procedure Qualifications and Welder Qualifications


Large or Small


For companies looking for welding and NDT qualifications from an accredited inspection body


Industry Sectors - Certification for the Welding Industry




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We have over 30 years’ experience of Welding Inspection and Certification for the fabrication and welding industry.

Our technical Team includes Chartered Engineers, Certified International and European Welding Engineers and 9712 Level 3 NDT Engineers all ensuring technical excellence is maintained.
All our staff are highly skilled and fully certified to ISO 9712 for relevant NDT disciplines and hold PCN/CSWIP for welding inspection activities. We have a wealth of knowledge with a proven track record relating to welding procedure qualification, testing of welders and welder qualification standards.

We specialise in Welding Qualifications and Certification for both companies and individuals.

PED Compliance is in our DNA.

Our PED Team have been working with the directive since it began back in 1999 and have huge experience in working with customers to ensure legal compliance. As part of LRQA the Group of companies we have access to a global network of PED approved and experienced engineers.

Your partner

For PED Conformity Assessment services, welding procedure certification, personnel certification for welding, welders and NDT operator qualifications.