THE WDC

The Welding Development Centre is the North East’s only facility
that provides welding engineers with market leading training and consultancy under one roof, as well as provide the perfect place for you to complete your welder coding.

Welding
engineering services
for all sectors

We provide world class
welding engineering and
consultancy services
for some of the world’s
leading engineering companies
across sectors from
Oil and Gas to Aerospace.

Experienced
professionals
that you can trust

Founded by engineers,
for engineers, our people
are all fully qualified and
more importantly have
hands on experience
so we can understand
your needs quickly.

Local service,
global
customers

We're based in
North East England
but serve customers from
all over the world.
Get in touch to find out
how we can support you
and your business.

OUR SERVICES

Flexible, trusted support to fit your needs.

CONSULTANCY

Get expert advice to help you deliver world class welding quality.

TRAINING

Dedicated facility for welding training and examinations.

NDT

Expert support to keep your Non-Destructive Testing compliant.

 

48 hour turnaround of examination certificates

Get your TWI approved examination certificates within 48 hours to minimise impact on project delivery.

Deliver quality to the level you expect

Get qualified help to deliver beyond international standards, regulations, certifications and specifications.

Lincoln Electric North East distribution partner

Get bespoke advice, support and hands on demonstration to source the Lincoln equipment and consumables you need.

Pass rates of 90%+

Get training that achieves 90%+ pass rates whilst being focused on quality training and your unique requirements.

Improved business efficiencies and processes

Get improved productivity and repeatability by focusing on quality, efficiencies and procedures to best fit the ranges of welding activities.

Compliance assurance

Get compliant welders, procedures, project management and audits to ISO standard in line with responsible welding coordinators (RWC).

GET IN TOUCH

Send us some details of who you are, what you need and how we can help
then one of the team will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

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THE WDC BLOG

Get updates from the WDC team on our blog including news, expert advice and events.

The Welding Development Centre increase ...
26/10/2021 - by Jack Miller
Recognition PR has kindly covered our story showcasing our growth over the past 9 months. Read Recognition PR’s story below.
Welding Aluminum: MIG welding options
03/10/2021 - by Jack Miller
Aluminum material has very specific properties which need to be considered during welding to prevent excessive distortion and grain growth.
Introduction to Phased Array Ultrasonic ...
22/09/2021 - by Jack Miller
As part of our range of NDT capabilities, The WDC offer Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT). PAUT is similar to conventional Ultrasonic Testing (UT...