The course consists of lectures, which topics are listed below: Concept of sustainability and qualityWelding standards and coordinationWelding procedure specification (WPS)Welding defects and imperfectionsTesting methods in welding productionRepair weldingEconomics, costs, and productivityMechanization and automationWelding networks and supply chainsWelding safety Each lecture has an exercise, which consists of multiple choice and open questions, and some practical assignments based on industrial tasks of a welding engineer, for instance: Designing Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) according to standardsIdentifying welding defects from real industrial casesInterpreting results of destructive and non-destructive welding tests, conducted for industrial casesCalculating the cost of welding operationsEvaluating the safety risks of welding workplaces from real industrial cases Additionally, the course has an obligatory seminar assignment, which is a 20-30 pages report written by students groups (2-3 students per group) for the whole duration of the course, example topics are: Towards sustainable production: Case study of shipbuilding industryComparison of various Quality Management Control Systems for welding productionDevelopments in welding defects testing, real-time welding defect monitoring, and preventionWelding safety: novel developments and risk analysis