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Renewal and Recertification

The renewal and recertification processes outlined here apply to the certificate type listed in the box below. All certificates should be renewed at the 3-year point and recertified at the 6-year point.

Master Welder; Thermal Cutting Operatives

Three-year renewal

  • A renewal application request must be completed online
  • Once received by TWI Certification Ltd, you will be contacted and sent the relevant renewal documentation

Certificate holders are required to submit with their renewal form:

  • A verified work experience record that your certificate is valid for (can be recorded in your CSWIP/BGAS-CSWIP Log Book)
  • A record of your continuing professional development (CPD), of at least 35 hours per year (can be recorded in your CSWIP/BGAS-CSWIP Log Book)
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • One original CSWIP certificate

Additions: 

  • Master Welders must provide evidence of 3 valid welder qualifications (e.g. ISO 9606)

Once received, the submission is assessed by the TWI Certification Ltd. If successful, a certificate (with a new certificate number) will be issued.

Please note certificates can take several weeks to be issued.

 

Six-year recertification

All certificate holders are required to sit an examination at the 6-year point. 

  • Certificate holders must complete a recertification application request online 
  • Once received by TWI Certification Ltd, you will be contacted and sent the relevant renewal documentation
  • Certificate holders are required to submit with their renewal form the same documentary requirements as listed under the 3-year renewal

Once received, the submission is assessed by TWI Certification Ltd. If approved, the certificate holder is notified that they can sit their recertification exam(s) and should contact TWI Examinations to arrange their examination(s).

Upon successful completion of the exam(s), a notification will be sent to TWI Certification Ltd, who, upon receipt of this notification, will issue a certificate.

Please note certificates can take several weeks to be issued from receipt of the initial notification by the examination body