The specialized training program of ABJ Welding is designed for professional divers, serious about obtaining high quality SMAW skills for both dry and underwater use. The course is designed for commercial divers to meet the requirements outlined in BSEN 15618-1:2002 ‘Qualification testing of welders for underwater welding’ and/or AWS D3.6-99, ‘Specification for Underwater Welding’.
Divers undergo an intensive three week, closely supervised training program. It provides both theoretical and practical hands-on experience for underwater welding. The course consists of a series of lectures, together with written and practical assignments. Ultimately, it culminates into a final examination and practical welder qualification. The practical exercises concentrate on developing the basic techniques necessary to produce sound welds both above and below the waterline.
Financial Aid: None
ABJ Welding Underwater Welding course (3 wks)
BS Divers courses (Partnering Company)
- Class 4: 30m SCUBA diving qualification (4 wks)
- Class 3: 30m S.S.D.E. diving qualification (4 wks)
- Class 2: 50m AIR diving qualification (4 wks)
+27 (0) 728-46-13-01
6 Cobalt Street, Argon Centre
Sandbaai, Hermanus 7200, South Africa