Is it for me?

Commercial divers requiring knowledge of advanced underwater NDT techniques and career progression from the CSWIP 3.1U.

Also available: CSWIP 3.2U - NDT Inspection Diver Online Live Course

Subsea weld inspection using magnetising technique
Subsea weld inspection using magnetising techniques with fluorescent ink and UV light
Weld toe grinding of a 150mm length of weld to a s
Weld toe grinding of a 150mm length of weld to a specific requirement

What will I learn?

Theoretical instruction to CSWIP approved syllabus; advanced underwater NDT techniques; magnetic particle inspection; weld toe grinding; overview of electro-magnetic techniques.

What will I leave with?

Upon completion of the course, you should:

  • Be able to explain theoretical principles relating to subsea NDT inspection
  • Be proficient in practical NDT subsea inspection techniques
  • Gain eligibility to sit the CSWIP 3.2U examination



What else should I know?

  • Must hold current CSWIP 3.1U certificate
  • Hold an HSE approved in-date full commercial diver medical certificate
  • 50 logged diving hours working as a practicing commercial diver for back-to-back 3.1U followed by the 3.2U

CSWIP-DIV-7-95 - Part 1, 6th Edition, April 2019 can be found on the CSWIP website.

Please note:
If candidates are taking the 3.1U and 3.2U back-to-back then they must have satisfied the 3.1U and 3.2U training requirements and take the 3.1U examination prior to the 3.2U examination.

These combined examinations will require the candidate to spend more than one day at the test centre. 3.2U certificates will only be issued if success in both the 3.1U and 3.2U examinations is achieved and the candidate has provided proof of at least one years' experience working as a practising commercial diver. 

Before booking online, please ensure that you meet the entry requirements as verification will be requested when the online booking is complete.

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