Welders shall prepare and weld appropriate test sample(s) in accordance with BCAR
The test sample(s) shall be submitted to a UKAS Accredited 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
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.
In the case of discrepancies, the Scheme of Charges (Airworthiness, Noise Certification and Aircraft and
Aircraft Engine Emissions) 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 issue date on the test certificate as issued by the UKAS Accredited Test House. The date of issue on the approval certificate is not indicative of the validity of the certificate.
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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