where expertise comes together - since 1996

Web's Largest Portal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT)
Open Access Database (Conference Proceedings, Articles, News), Exhibition, Forum, Network


NDT.net Issue - 2015-10 - NEWS

TWI Abington: a training centre with a difference


TWI Ltd (The Welding Institute)172, Great Abington, Cambridge [United Kingdom]
NEWS  
NDT.net Journal
Issue: 2015-10
TWI Training and Examination Services now boasts state-of-the-art equipment and specialist training facilities as part of a recent expansion of TWI’s head office at Abington, near Cambridge, in the UK with almost 850m2 of the new development dedicated to providing world-class training.

In addition, the new spacious purpose-built facilities include dedicated NDT teaching labs with advanced NDT equipment, a 196m2 welder training centre, classrooms equipped with the latest audio-visual technology to enable remote teaching, and assessment centres to carry out secure electronic examinations.

Course attendees can also relax, socialise and enjoy meals from 7.30am to 7.00pm served in the new 300-seat staff and visitor on-site restaurant.

With courses operating in the new facilities since Spring, the feedback from delegates and training staff on the new facilities has been overwhelmingly positive.

Dr. Marcus Jones, Global Manager Training and Examinations said, "The new £60 million development brings TWI's advanced research, engineering, materials, and training, closer together to offer students from around the world an exceptional learning experience. TWI Training is helping industry improve safety, integrity and business performance by enhancing the competence of its students.”

As well as a new base for the training arm of the company, the three-building development also provides new research and development laboratories for TWI, including a 3200m2 engineering hall, and houses the headquarters of the Welding Institute and the National Structural Integrity Research Centre, a hub for postgraduate education integrated within TWI.

The site was officially opened by HRH The Princess Royal on 16 September 2015, when HRH The Princess Royal toured the new facilities and met with staff and students. To read more about the Royal visit and watch a short video please click here.

Training with TWI leads to internationally recognised qualifications and certification from awarding bodies including CSWIP, BGAS-CSWIP, PCN, EWF/IIW and ASNT.

Programmes available include NDT training, welding inspection, plant inspection, quality control, underwater inspection, practical welding health and safety. For more details on courses available please click here.

TWI Ltd (The Welding Institute)

More of TWI Ltd (The Welding Institute) published in NDT.net
2018-12-01: Quantitative inspection of wind turbine blades using UAV deployed photogrammetry
2018-12-01: Comparison of coded excitations in the presence of transducer’s transfer function in ultrasonic guided waves testing of pipelines
2018-12-01: iPerm: A guided wave pipeline monitoring tool for Oil & Gas industry
2018-10-01: NDT In Service Inspection Training and Certification Aspects
2018-09-01: TWI Joint Industry Project on early-stage detection of high temperature hydrogen attack in carbon steels opens to partners
2018-08-01: Ultrasonic NDT technique for detection of creep damage in welded steel pipes
2018-08-01: Robotized Laser-Ultrasonic NDT system for large aircraft structures
2018-08-01: Ultrasonic Phased Array Non-Destructive Testing And In-Service Inspection System For High Integrity Polyethylene Pipe Welds With Automated Analysis Software
2018-08-01: Non-Invasive monitoring of floor condition of above ground bulk liquid storage tanks
2018-08-01: Comparison of different iterative reconstruction algorithms for X-ray volumetric inspection
All 174 Articles & News of TWI Ltd (The Welding Institute) in NDT.net


© NDT.net - The Web's Largest Portal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934

Open Access Database, |Conference Proceedings| |Articles| |News| |Exhibition| |Forum| |Professional Network|