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AWS 3.6M Wet Welding

The course objective is to train professional, qualified commercial divers in the art of wet welding and are ideal for professional divers who wish to pursue a career in wet welding or who want to improve on their current wet welding capabilities and gain a recognised wet welding qualification.

This training is intended to train professional divers up to the standard required to pass a Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ) to AWS D3.6 Code for Underwater Welding, class ‘B’ welds.  The WPQ test is witnessed by Lloyds Register (LR) who are a major classification society and a member of the International Association of Classifications Societies (IACS).  Certification issued LR is recognised internationally and generally accepted by other classification societies throughout the world.

Pre-requisite:
1. Age above 18 year old with good in English speaking and writing.
2. Obtain Commercial Air Diver Certificate (ADAS, IMCA, ADCI or HSE).
3. In-date Dive Medical Certificate.
4. Minimum possess with basic welding certificate from Giatmara, CIDB or from any other training agencies. If you don’t have any welding experience, we will do the training for you in order to qualified the wet welding registration requirements.

Duration:
2 weeks full time.

Training Location:
Thailand.

Training Fee:
RM 31,000.00 (RM Thirty One Thousand Only).
Inclusive of 2 way traveling ticket (KL > Bangkok, Thailand), daily transport from hotel to Training location, accommodation and Halal meal.

Training Allowance:
None.

If you interested, please whatsapp or Telegram to 0134488226

How to Become an Underwater Welder.

If you think you want to become an underwater welder, keep in mind that you not only have to possess certified welding skills, but you also must be a certified commercial diver before you get certified as an underwater welder. You’ll need quite a bit of cash to acquire the proper education and then go through the certification and apprentice process before you can work as an underwater welder.

The salary for underwater welders varies widely. Some welder-divers earn around RM80,000 to RM300,000 a year. Salaries tend to be subject to the same variables as work availability because welder-divers are paid by the project. Other things that affect the pay that a welder-diver makes is the depth at which they have to work, the diving environment, and the dive method.

Basically, Underwater Welding has 2 main categories:

1) Wet Welding
2) Dry welding

Wet welding simply means that the job is performed directly in the water. It involves using a special welding rod, and is similar to the process used in ordinary in-the-air welding.

This is the cheapest method & the fastest to get the job done. All needed power & air supply units are above ground, via cables & air lines.

But because of the effects of the water itself on the arc & the puddle process, it tends to be of somewhat less quality then dry welding.

Dry welding: (Hyperbaric Welding) is done within a pre-built chamber to provide the dry air conditions. The welds are high quality, but the preparation costs & times involved can make it a less desirable way to go in many cases.

Both methods have risks. But with careful preparation, safe equipment, & a top notch welder, you’re “good to go”.

For more detail about underwater welding, please click HERE and if you like to become as underwater welder.

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