Information for welders on applying for an approval from the CAA
Welders Approval Certificates are applicable to persons who weld metallic parts which are essential to the airworthiness of an aircraft.
Before you apply please check our guidance on eligibility for Welder Approvals
Welders shall prepare and weld appropriate test sample(s) in accordance with BCAR A8-10.
The test sample(s) shall be submitted to a CAA approved Test House for examination together with full particulars of the welder concerned, materials used, details of any post-welding treatment and identification marks on the test sample(s).
Upon receiving from the Test House an Approved Test Certificate indicating successful test results on the sample(s) the welder shall forward the original copy of the Approved Test Certificate to the CAA.
The cost of issuing a Welders Approval Certificate is £110 per certificate
In the case of discrepancies, Paragraph 3.6.5 of the ORS 5, Scheme of Charges refers and will be the definitive charge
The service standard for the issue of a Welders Approval Certificate is ten working days from receipt of a completed application and appropriate fee.
Approvals are valid for one calendar year from the date of issue.
One application form should be completed for each welders group required and forwarded to Applications and Approvals (A&A) either by email or post.
Where multiple groups are required, multiple forms can be submitted with one payment.
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