Course Title:
CSWIP Visual Inspector (Offshore)

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Suitable for:

NDT Technicians who wish to gain formal certification for visual inspection of in-service components/structures.

One-week training course including examination for candidates who hold two valid NDT Level 2 ISO 9712  certificates in Ultrasonic Inspection and one other Level 2 NDT method and have twelve months verified offshore experience.

NOTE: In order to be awarded OVI certification candidates must hold a valid CSWIP Welding Inspection certificate. 

Course Content:

The topics covered include: 

  • Inspection of structures 
  • Overview of in-service defects
  • Corrosion and deterioration processes
  • Reporting systems
  • Relevant legislation
  • Painting and coating inspection

Assessments include visual and dimensional of relevant samples together with coating inspection.

Training course meets BS EN ISO 9712 requirements.

Certification/Awarding Body:

Additional Information:

This course is a pivotal step for the NDT Inspector looking to follow a career path leading to Offshore Inspection Engineer and is integrated into the modular CSWIP Plant Inspector Scheme.

One year offshore experience and hold level 2 in two relevant NDT methods including Ultrasonic inspection in accordance to ISO 9712.

To be awarded OVI certification candidates must hold a current CSWIP Welding Inspection Certificate; 3.0 Visual Welding Inspector, 3.1 Welding Inspector or 3.2 Senior Welding Inspector Certificate.