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Is it for me?

The Visual Welding Inspector course is designed for you as a welder, operator, line inspector, or foreman who carries out the visual examination of welded joints. It is also suitable for welding quality control staff and anyone who needs basic training in welding inspection, alongside a qualification.

This course is also available with a practical module: CSWIP 3.0 Plus - Visual Welding Inspector with Practical Module (4 days).

What will I learn?

This welding inspection course will teach you visual inspection procedures, relevant codes of practice and terms and definitions. You will also learn about welding processes and defects, weld measurements, practical inspection and reporting, and the typical welding inspection documentation and requirements. All CSWIP requirement documents are available at www.cswip.com.

What will I leave with?

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

  • Identify various weld imperfections (defects) 
  • Understand the relevant welding technology related to visual inspection
  • Understand the need for documentation in welding 
  • Be aware of codes and standards related to inspection requirements
  • Carry out inspection of parent materials and consumables 
  • Carry out visual inspection of welds, report on them and assess their compliance with specified acceptance criteria 
  • Pass the CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector qualification

Certification

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What else should I know?

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
There are no specific entry requirements for this course, but it is recommended that candidates have at least 6 months’ welding-related engineering experience and 2 years’ industrial experience. Candidates must also comply with Clause 1.3.4 of CSWIP document WI-6-92.

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