No welder shall be engaged on welding of boilers or steam – pipes under construction, erection or fabrication at site or in the repair of boilers or steam-pipes, unless he possesses a certificate as required under the Regulations.
In addition to theoretical examination, a welder shall be required to qualify on plate, pipe & tube welding in flat, vertical, Horizontal and Overhead position. But in case of Requalification test, no theoretical examination is required. The quality of welding are tested in Testing Laboratory. On successful completion of tests prescribed in the chapter XIII of IBR, the welder may be awarded a certificate in Form-XIII for a period of 24 months with effect from date of issue.
Flow Chart for Welder Test
A candidate whom wishes to qualify for a certificate under these regulations shall not be less than 18 years of age and shall have undergone a regular apprenticeship from a recognized industrial organization followed by at least one year regular on job experience as welder in a workshop or¬ industry.
|Particular of key services||Provision of Services in Act /Rule/Regulation||Time limit for service disposal||Period of validity of services||Authority|
|Issue of Welder Certificate (after submission of test reports and other documents)||Sec 4(B) and Reg.614||7 working days from the date of receipt of test report.||2 Yrs||CIB, Assam|
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Chief Inspector of Boilers, Assam,
Lalmati, NH-37, P.O-Beltola, Guwahati-781029 (Assam)