Every welding code specify that the sample weld for Welder Qualification Record (WQR), is witnessed by a qualified supervisors, welding inspectors, AICIP inspectors, Metallurgist and Mechanical Engineers and the records retained for future reference.

These WQR's are held current for 6 months unless their are NDT reports that are available to support that the welder is still current and welding with the required performance level.

A Welder Qualification Record (WQR) is required for each welding process the welder uses. 

A Welder Qualification Record (WQR) is not transfer across welding processes.

All Welder Qualification Record (WQR) tests are processed by an independent NATA laboratory of which LMATS is one, copies of these Welder Qualification Record (WQR) records permanently.

LMATS are members of Weld Australia (WTIA), are an approved testing center for the Australian Welder Certification Register (AWCR).

The  LMATS  Welder Qualification Test staff are highly qualified with:

  • Engineering Tradesperson Fabricator
  • Certificate IV TAE
  • AS2214 Welding Supervisor
  • AS1796 Certificate 10 Welding Supervisor
  • AWCR Approved Examine
  • International Welding Engineer

LMATS ’ can provide onsite Welding Qualification Record Witnessing (WPQR).

All Welding Qualification Record Witnessing (WPQR) done on premises providing results within 24hrs of welder completing test coupon, no need to send coupons to third party as LMATS are a NATA NDT and Mechanical tester.


LMATS ’ can provide onsite welding procedure qualification record witnessing (WPQR). Simply request  LMATS ’ supportive staff and they will assist you to complete your task in time.

Want to know more about  LMATS  Weld Qualification Record (WQR) and how it can assist you simply call is or contact us through our form.