BGAS-CSWIP Welding Inspector
Course Details:
Certification/Awarding bodies: BGAS-CSWIP
Starting: 29 April 2019
Ending: 03 May 2019
Location: United Kingdom
Venue: Cambridge
Course + Exam package:
£ 1,440.00 + VAT
Course only:
£ 1,440.00 + VAT
Exam only:
£ 350.00 + VAT

Suitable for:

Those who wish to move into pipeline inspection and gain the BGAS-CSWIP 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:

Candidates MUST bring:

  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • a valid eyesight certificate from a doctor or an optician showing satisfactory eyesight for near vision, permitting reading a minimum of Times Roman N5, or equivalent type and size letters, at not less than 300mm on a standard test chart for near vision, in at least one eye, corrected or uncorrected. Candidates will be required to have had a colour perception assessment by the Ishihara 24 plate test or equivalent.
  • a completed application form and full examination fee
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