Course Title:
BGAS-CSWIP Pipeline Welding Inspector

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Suitable for:

Those who wish to move into pipeline inspection and gain the BGAS Pipeline Welding Inspection Certificate.

Course Content:

Welding processes; pipeline construction; consumables; procedures; welding defects; specifications; mechanical testing of welds; radiographic interpretation; joint preparation; heat affected zones; preheat and postheat; weld repairs; code interpretation, exam practice questions, practical inspection of welds/fit-ups/fittings.

Certification/Awarding Body:

Course Objectives:
  • To understand the principles of pipe welding
  • To identify materials and consumables
  • To undertake visual inspections
  • To interpret requirements of standards
  • To pass the BGAS-CSWIP examination

Additional Information:
  • Fee includes the examination fee.
  • In addition to the general theory, the course covers the relevant specifications.
  • Additional BGAS-CSWIP courses are available subject to demand.

Important information regarding the new BGAS-CSWIP scheme

The minimum duration for industrial experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is 1 month, showing knowledge of welding processes, pipeline construction and welding defects.

For more information on the BGAS-CSWIP scheme, please view the BGAS-CSWIP scheme document