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To access your eLearning welding inspection courses...


eLearning is available 24/7 so you can learn when and where you want so you can study around your current work hours and be mobile, as long as you have a device capable of doing so.

Another benefit is that you set the pace, spending as much time as you like on the parts you find challenging and speeding through those that you find easy. Study in short sessions, or work your way through the whole day. You can also track your progress as the eLearning platform will record all your work!

We currently offer two welding inspection eLearning products, pre-course and refresher eLearning for both CSWIP Welding Inspector and CSWIP Senior Welding Inspection.

CSWIP welding inspector online course with TWI Training

Online Courses

The eLearning material cuts down the classroom-based training days to a minimum so for those wishing to progress to examination, there will be a one day practical training and one day examination only at one of our TWI Training Centres.

CSWIP Visual Inspector Online Course

CSWIP Welding Inspector Online Course

Senior Welding Inspector Online Course

Pre-course eLearning packages

Familiarise yourself with the theory and key concepts that will prepare you for the classroom training.

The pre-courses also aid revision and are suitable for all types of learning preferences.

CSWIP Welding Inspector PLUS Theory Pre-course eLearning

CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector PLUS Theory Pre-course eLearning

Interactive Demo

Get an idea of what you can expect when you begin the course in this tutorial video

Frequently asked questions

Try our list of frequently asked questions.

If you can’t find an answer, please contact us using the button below: Contact customer services

What are the minimum specifications to enable me to fully access online courses?

You will need the following basic systems:

Operating System - Windows Vista 7, 8 or 10

Browser - Browser: Latest version of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox (PC)

Plugin - Adobe Flash Plug-in

You can get the Flash Plug-in using the following link:

Internet connection - 2 MBIT/s

How do I view the eLearning course on my tablet?

TWI Virtual Academy eLearning modules are created in HTML5, so can be viewed on all mobile devices using your web browser of choice.

I haven't received my login details - what should I do?

Your login details are usually emailed to you within 2-3 hours of signing up. If you haven't received the email, please check your junk or spam folder. To ensure this does not happen, add to your 'safe senders' list.

The eLearning courses I bought have now expired - can I still see my training record?

All your training records will always be accessible, even when your eLearning course has expired.

Do I need speakers or headphones for my online training?

Yes, as some videos, animations and interactions in the eLearning courses will have sound and/or narration.

How long do I have to complete my online training?

When you have purchased an eLearning course, you can access it for 60 days after the date of purchase. After this time, the course will be removed from your learning plan. You will still be able to access your training records.

I have a slow internet connection – will this affect my online learning experience?

A slow internet connection may affect your eLearning experience and may result in long load times, missing media, or your personal training records not being saved or updated properly. Please check the specific product page for minimum recommended connection speeds.

Can I download an eLearning course and access it offline?

All our eLearning courses are designed to be accessed online, through the TWI Virtual Academy. You should not download or print any of the online courses or course material.

Who can I contact if I have a technical problem?

If you do experience and problems with your eLearning experience you can contact If possible please provide a screen shot of your issue.