Weld Inspection Courses

CSWIP 3.0 Visual Welding Inspector

Training by: TWI Training & Examination Services

Suitable for: welders, operators, line inspectors and foremen who undertake visual examination of welded joints; quality control staff associated with welding; all staff who need basic training in welding inspection coupled with a qualification in this field.

This welding inspection course covers: visual inspection procedures; relevant codes of practice, terms and definitions; welding processes and typical welding defects; weld measurements; typical documentation and requirements; practical inspection and reporting. All CSWIP requirement documents are available at www.cswip.com

Course Objectives:

  • To identify various weld imperfections (defects) To understand the relevant welding technology related to visual inspection
  • To understand the need for documentation in welding
  • To be aware of codes and standards related to inspection requirements
  • To carry out inspection of parent materials and consumables
  • To carry out visual inspection of welds, report on them and assess their compliance with specified acceptance criteria
  • To pass the CSWIP 3.0 Visual Welding Inspector qualification.

Additional Information: Examination applicants must submit a detailed CV/résumé when booking this course. This courses will be followed by a CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector examination for candidates with appropriate experience as specified in CSWIP document WI-6-92. All CSWIP requirement documents are available at http://www.cswip.com/schemes/welding-inspection/

Entry Requirements: Although there is no specific experience requirement it is recommended that candidates possess a minimum of six months’ welding related engineering experience and two years industrial experience. In addition, candidates must comply with Clause 1.3.4 of CSWIP document WI-6-92.

This course has been organised by Ultramag Inspection Services but all training and examinations are conducted by TWI Ltd.

Please note, when enrolment forms are returned they must be verified and accompanied by a current eyesight certificate (N4.5 or Times Roman numerals standard), 2 x Passport photos with your name and signature on reverse side of both and payment.

CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector

Training by: TWI Training & Examination Services

Suitable for: inspection engineers and supervisory staff.

This course will teach you the duties and responsibilities of a welding inspector including fusion welding processes, typical weld defects, types of steel (including carbon-manganese, low alloy and stainless steels), the hardening of steels, weldability, heat treatment, and parent metal defects.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Understand factors which influence the quality of fusion welds in steels
  • Recognise characteristics of commonly used welding processes in relation to quality control
  • Interpret drawing instructions and symbols to ensure that specifications are met
  • Set up and report on inspection of welds, macrosections, and other mechanical tests
  • Assess and report on welds to acceptance levels
  • Confirm that incoming material meets stipulated requirements and recognise the effects on weld quality of departure from specification
  • Be in a position to pass the Welding Inspector examinations

Additional Information: Examination applicants must submit a detailed CV/résumé when booking this course. This courses will be followed by a CSWIP Welding Inspector examination for candidates with appropriate experience as specified in CSWIP document WI-6-92. All CSWIP requirement documents are available at http://www.cswip.com/schemes/welding-inspection/

Entry Requirements: Welding Inspector for a minimum of 3 years with experience related to the duties and responsibilities listed in Clause 1.2.2 of CSWIP document WI-6-92, under qualified supervision, independently verified, OR Certified Visual Welding Inspector for a minimum of 2 years with job responsibilities in the areas listed in 1.2.1 and 1.2.2 of CSWIP document WI-6-92, OR Welding Instructor or Welding Foreman/Supervisor for a minimum of one year.

Please note, when enrolment forms are returned they must be verified and accompanied by a current eyesight certificate (N4.5 or Times Roman numerals standard), 2 x Passport photos with your name and signature on reverse side of both and payment.

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