Is it for me?

The course is ideal for inspectors who require preparation for the practical part of the CSWIP 10-year renewal examinations for Welding Inspector levels 1, 2 or 3. A half-day practical-only session is also available - please contact Customer Services for more information.

What will I learn?

The training modules have been designed to provide training and instruction in the requirements for the various bridging examinations. Information includes how to identify various weld imperfections (defects), how to understand the relevant welding technology related to visual inspection, and how to carry out visual inspection of welds, report on them and assess their compliance with specified acceptance criteria. 

All CSWIP requirement documents are available at

What will I leave with?

This course will help you to pass the 10-year renewal of your CSWIP Welding Inspector qualification.



What else should I know?

  • You must submit a detailed CV/résumé when booking this course
  • 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 documents are available from
  • Also (AWS-CSWIP) or (CSWIP-AWS) or (CSWIP 10 year renewals 3.1/3.2) or (CSWIP 3.0 refresher) or (BGAS to CSWIP 3.1)

UK Customers only:
The theory training part of this refresher course is also available as an eLearning package - Refresher CSWIP Welding Inspection Package or Senior Welding Inspector Theory Refresher

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