Plastics Welder Training and Qualification


Whether you are a company looking to train personnel or an individual who wishes to improve your skill set, TES Canada can help. We offer tailor-made courses at basic, refresher and advanced levels leading to internationally recognised assurance qualification for competence and safety.

Our courses are applicable to those working in the oil, gas and chemicals, power, automotive, aerospace and construction industry sectors.

We can also provide specialist courses including a general introduction to plastics welding, the adhesive bonding of plastics and laser welding.

Plastics welder training services

We offer:

  • Witness approval tests
  • Full NDT and mechanical test house facilities
  • Assistance to identify test type and determine the range of approval required to minimise the number of approved tests
  • The qualification documentation is issued and authenticated by TWI Certification Ltd

Frequently asked questions

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Can you train on-site and with our own equipment?

Yes, the training can be carried out at your premises and with your equipment, all you need to do is request it at the time of booking the course.

How long does the certification last?

Certification for pipes, fabrication and the Lining systems lasts for 2 years plus 2 years of prolongation, so a total of 4 years. The CQA course certification lasts for a total of 5 years and for the Plastic Visual Welding Inspectors course the certification lasts for 3 years with a further 3 of prolongation, for a total of 6 years.

Can you combine courses i.e. pipes and fabrication?

Yes, as most of the courses we deliver are bespoke to that company, a course can be designed to suit your individual requirements as long as you inform us at the time of booking.

Do you deliver courses outside of the UK and is the certification recognised?

Yes, we deliver overseas courses – so far in 17 different countries! All companies required the CSWIP certification to the European standard EN 13067: Plastic welding personnel qualification testing of welders, Thermoplastic welded assemblies.

What opportunities are there in the plastic welding industry?

As plastics is a growing market opportunities are opening. Currently there are vacancies in the aquaculture business (Fish farming), piping and fabrication sectors. The housing sector has gas membranes that require welding and are more commonly used, in addition the regulation regularly changes throughout the industry.