EN ISO/IEC 17020 – EN ISO/IEC 17024 – EN ISO/IEC 17065

WQiC operates a Quality Management System in accordance with  EN ISO/IEC 17020,17024 and 17065. The scopes cover the witnessing, testing and certification of permanent joining qualifications, welding procedure qualification, NDT operator certification and conformity assessment as a Notified Body under the PED.

Our Quality Policy Statement

‘Management and staff of WQ-iC Ltd are dedicated to the principle of never ending improvements in service quality, reliability and customer service excellence. We are committed to providing an impartial inspection and certification activity which does not allow for this to be compromised through external influences such as financial, commercial or other’


As a NoBo & RTPO this further demonstrates our commitment to quality and integrity, it also confirms our professionalism and the acceptability of the certification that we issue.


  • WQiC operate in accordance with ISO/IEC 17020 Type A inspection body and we are also an accredited body for the certification of persons under ISO/IEC 17024 and ISO/IEC17065 for PED product conformity (full scope)

  • WQiC is an appointed Recognised Third Party Organisation (RTPO) under the PED and we have been appointed to carry out permanent joining and NDT Operator qualifications for manufacturers



All issued welding certification is issued and approved under the control of a certified European and International Welding Engineer, so quality, accuracy and attention to detail can be guaranteed. The permanent joining and NDT certificates we issue are universally accepted due to the accreditation and certifications we hold.


WQiC operate with integrity and impartiality as a Type A inspection and certification body in accordance with ISO/IEC 17020, ISO/IEC 17065 and we offer 17024 certification for welders and both welding and NDT operators.