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  • Scheme Administration

  • BGAS Committee Members and TWI Contacts

    Richard Wilkinson (Chair)
    Senior Technical Engineer, Gas Transmission Asset Management, National Grid.

    Alan Kirkham
    Inspection Team Manager, Capital Delivery, Gas Transmission, National Grid.

    David Teasdale
    Welding engineer, Capital Delivery, Gas Transmission, National Grid.

    TWI BGAS Team

    TWI BGAS Examinations and Training

    Administration and Examination Documents

    The BGAS Administration Document includes information on terminology, qualifications, examinations, fees, approval renewals, downgrading, issuing of certificates and site assessments. This document can be found on the BGAS downloads page.

    The BGAS examination document includes information on qualification requirements for welding, radiography, ultrasonic, magnetic+penetrant techniques, coatings, painting, and agricultural/environment qualifications. This document can be found in the BGAS downloads page.

    Bridging Between Qualifications

    It is possible to bridge between CSWIP qualifications to BGAS qualifications and vice versa. The rules by which this can be achieved are described on the Bridging Rules page.