1) Improve the technical, commercial and general skill, knowledge and competence of all those concerned with welding in the course of their duties or business.

2) Promote improvements in welding design, applications, processes and manufacture of welding equipment, consumables and accessories, so as to facilitate acceptable standards.

3) Encourage training of men and women to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge and qualifications and to raise the professional standard of all members.

4) Maintaining and advancing materials and welding engineering, bonding and testing technique as well as related processes in the field of training and development, especially providing a well-ordered and modern education of all personnel in business and industry that is using welding, joining, and testing techniques.