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UCAS Approved ISO17025 Compliant AWS and BS Certification to the following standards - BS4872, BS156118 and AWS D3.6
1 Day
Who is it for
Diver welders and marine civil engineers companies who need to refresh their skills or qualifications, gain codings underwater or learn new skills
No specific fitness requirements
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Underwater Welding

AIS Training deliver world-class underwater welding courses that meet worldwide industry standards.

AIS Training offer:

  • Requalification
  • Coded welding

Course Overview

Underwater welding training is delivered by a commerial diver welder in very small groups to give close, bespoke tuition.

The courses are customised to the specific skills required by the individual delegate or team.

PLEASE NOTE: Group discounts are available, call 0330 202 0668 to speak to our team.

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a requalification will be able to:

  • Ensure welding skills are up to date
  • Work to any position you require and with virtually any material including advanced materials

Delegates completing coded welding will be able to:

  • Competently weld underwater to a variety of codings including BS4872, BS15618, AWSD36 standards
  • Weld specific positions, metals and joints depending on individual requirements

Course Content

A requalification course includes;

  1. Completing a test piece which will be initially visually assessed by the AIS on-site Zurich assessor before being sent away for independant analysis
  2. Completing a test piece which will be submitted for testing and approval by Zurich

A coded welding course includes;

  1. Welding underwater to a variety of positions and codings to BS4872, BS15618, AWSD36 standards
  2. Using world-class Barracuda welding electrodes

PLEASE NOTE:  We can arrange to have any material you require in stock.


In order to complete any Underwater Welding courses including requalifications and coded welding, delegates must hold:

  • A commercial diving certificate
  • A valid medical