EWF


EWF Education, Training and Qualification System for Additive Manufacturing Personnel


EWF currently offers six Qualifications in Metal Additive Manufacturing three at the Operator level and three at
engineering level. The following framework shows a comprehensive summary of AM Qualifications, as well as the corresponding competence units. 

 
  • The EWF system is recognized worldwide for the development of an international system based on the EWF Education, Training and Qualification Guidelines and Rules
  • EWF provides innovative training guidelines that cover front-end emerging technologies in Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) at an industrial level, offering individual learning pathways opportunities
  • Supports companies seeking to achieve compliance with international standardisation


  European/International Operator
 
For personnel eager to attain knowledge in AM processes.
These qualifications offer comprehensive, as well as practical training, which is one of the key aspects. 
 

  Powder Bed Fusion – Laser Beam   Here
 E/IO PBF-LB
 

  Directed Energy Deposition - Arc  Here
 E/IO DED-Arc
 

  Directed Energy Deposition – Laser Beam  Here
  E/IO DED-LB
 

  European/International Engineer
 

For personnel eager to attain knowledge in AM processes.
For professionals who wish to be responsible for the implementation and coordination of AM activities. Performing tasks distribution between the operators according to the work-plan as well as managing the link between them and the management, assuring optimum quality and economical levels for specific applications are also functions/activities foreseen to be accomplished after finalizing the qualification.  
 

 Powder Bed Fusion – Laser Beam
 E/IE PBF-LB
 

  Directed Energy Deposition - Arc
  E/IE DED-Arc
 

  Directed Energy Deposition – Laser Beam
  E/IE-DED-LB
 

  Future Qualifications
 

  • Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion AM Operator
  • Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion AM Engineer
  • Electron Beam Directed Energy Deposition AM Operator
  • Electron Beam Directed Energy Deposition AM Engineer
  • Metal AM Designer
  • Metal AM Inspector
 

 

For further information on AM Qualifications check the EWF AM Guideline Catalogue here.

To know how to become an AM ATB check the presentation here.