Qualification and certification

International Authorization Board (IAB) Systems have a three-fold orientation: personnel, companies and the international welding community.

The IAB is constantly working to develop the systems it manages: the harmonized qualification and certification system for personnel and the certification system for companies, and adapt them both to technological advances and market needs.

The Board works continuously towards the interests of the international welding community and its development, via its ANB (authorized notified boards) worldwide.

By providing certified welding personnel with coordination responsibilities and qualified and skilled personnel at all levels, and by developing a harmonized scheme for company quality certification

According to ISO 3834, IAB responds to industry needs.

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