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Surveillance Audit of the Association’s Approved Training Bodies

According to the IAB procedures periodic surveillance of the Approved Training Bodies (ATB) shall be performed at least every 2.5 years to ensure that the course standard is being maintained. Independent auditor is appointed by the Authorisation Committee (AC) of Kazakhstan Welding Association who assesses ATB’s compliance with IAB requirements and IIW procedures with respect to the welding  personnel training and qualification programs.  

An independent auditor appointed by the AC conducted an interim audit of "Aktau Training Center" (Director Mr. Myrzagali Tulepov) in Aktau on May 5, 2014.

An auditor appointed by the AC conducted an interim audit of "Professional Training Centre" (Director Mr. Yan Chan) in Kuryk, Mangistau Oblast on 6th May, 2014.

The audits have been conducted by an independent auditor Sergey Purin - Head of the central NDT and welding laboratory of “MunayGasKurylys". Executive Director of KazWeld Dr. R. Abdurakhmanov and Senior Manager of KazWeld A. Taranchieva attended the audits as observers. According to the audits findings relative conclusions have been issued with recommendations. One month was given to fulfill the recommendations from the audit findings. In general, the activities of the two above-mentioned ATBs ​​meet the IAB requirements and have been evaluated positively.