TC4 Welding and Materials

TC4 Welding & Materials

Please note that there will be references in these guidance documents and content with respect to previously existing provisions under EU Regulation. As of 1st January 2021, relevant UK rather than EU legislation will apply, and the same for UK designated standards rather than standards cited in the Official Journal of the European Union. More information is available at  

During early 2021 the SAFed Guidance documents and content will be reviewed, updated and revised on the website. Please continually check back for updates. If there are any questions or queries, please contact

TC 4 meets on a regular basis to discuss any matter relating to welding and other methods of joining materials and additionally, on technical matters related to materials technology. In addition, it produces from time-to-time specific SAFed Guidelines and Guidance to meet arising situations.


Validation of welding certification

All SAFed member companies welding certification can be validated by contacting the issuing member company directly or the Technical Manager of SAFed who will contact the issuing member company on your behalf.

Issue Notices

SS01: – Issue 04 12/01/21
Recruitment, training and competency of engineer surveyors – Technical questions and Answers for competence examinations – Pressure Discipline, Internal use only – Current