Activities of the body are managed through its Network bodies with focus spread across varying areas of specialization in the science and technology of joining, cutting and surface treatment of both metal and nonmetallic materials; including improving knowledge of the application of process such as welding, brazing, soldering, thermal cutting, thermal spraying, adhesive bonding, microjoining and additive manufacturing across various competitive industries.
WeldFA responsibilities also embraces allied fields including quality assurance, non-destructive testing, standardization, inspection, health and safety, education, training, qualification, certification, design and fabrication.
WeldFA Education, Training Qualification and Certification Programmes for welding personnel and companies are recognized across all industries in the continent. Implementation of WeldFA qualification and certification systems for personnel and companies aims to promote competitive capabilities of practitioners across African industries through effective collaboration amongst member countries.
The African Welding Federation (WeldFA) is Africa’s network through which professionals and practitioners, educators and trainers, academics and representatives of learning institutions collaborate in different network bodies to improve science and engineering of materials joining in Africa.
The Welding Federation –Africa (WeldFA) is an association of national welding societies and stakeholders of member countries in the African continent. WeldFA is a 'Not for Profit' organization incorporated in South Africa.
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