About the certification center:

The Welder certification center «CC — OPTIMIST — ARKHANGELSK» renders services in certification of the welders who carry out works on objects of technical supervision of Register of Shipping in various kinds of welding and build-up.

During the process of preparing for certification the welders are provided with guidance material, manuals on welding in ship repair and shipbuilding, on ship structure and on reading of shipbuilding drawings.

The Certification Center has an extensive collection of normative documents and standards in the field of welding — Russian national, European (EN), international (ISO), American (ASME and AWS) ones — both in the original language and in translation.

Types of welding and build-up for certification:

  • manual arc welding with coated electrodes (MW 111);
  • manual arc welding with non-consumable tungsten electrode in inert gas medium with and without additive wire (TIG 141);
  • arc welding with solid core wire in inert gas medium (MIG 131);
  • arc welding with solid core wire in active shielding gas medium (MAG 135);
  • arc welding under flux with a single wire electrode (SAW 121);
  • gas welding (acetylene-oxygen) (311);
  • manual arc build-up with coated electrodes;
  • semi-automatic build-up in shielding gas medium;
  • welding with flux-cored wires.

Our pattern of work


1. Application

We are waiting for your application with basic parameters of the order.

2. Estimate

We prepare an estimate on the basis of the application.

3. Prepayment

In the third step, we sign the contract and wait for the prepayment.

4. Performance

After prepayment, we carry out the work under the contract.

5. Handover-acceptance of the order

After the work is completed, you check the result.

6. Postpayment

Once your order is turned in, you pay the remaining invoices.

7. Satisfied customer

Our phasing of the work involves taking the client’s opinion into account.