Course Title:
CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector

CountryVenueCourse FeeStart DateFurther Information
On Request
17 October 2018
On Request
14 November 2018
On Request
15 October 2018
On Request
19 November 2018
On Request
17 December 2018
CAD 1,100.00 + GST
03 December 2018
CAD 1,100.00 + GST
13 October 2018
CAD 1,100.00 + GST
20 September 2018
CAD 1,100.00 + GST
01 December 2018
CAD 1,100.00 + GST
13 December 2018
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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 course is also available with a practical module: CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector with Practical Module (4 days).

Course Content:

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

Certification/Awarding Body:

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:
  • Enrolment on this course does not constitute reservation of an examination. All courses may 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

Entry Requirements

Although there is no specific experience required, 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 available at