CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector

A qualification in CSWIP Welding Inspection from TWI can open doors to rewarding and varied careers anywhere in the world.

Many contractors now cite CSWIP certification as a requirement for employment in this area, to prove you can perform work to a safe and professional standard, while also helping to reduce the cost and time spent on rework or repairs and ensuring projects are delivered on time.

Completing a welding inspection course and gaining a qualification provides a thorough understanding of the role and the confidence to perform it to a high standard. In addition, welding technology knowledge gained from CSWIP welding inspection courses will help support your development of responsible welding coordinator competence.

CSWIP 3.1 – Welding Inspector
Contents:

  1. Typical Duties of Welding Inspectors
  2. Terms and Definitions
  3. Welding Imperfections and Materials Inspection
  4. Destructive Testing
  5. Non-destructive Testing
  6. WPS/Welder Qualifications
  7. Materials Inspection
  8. Codes and Standards
  9. Welding Symbols
  10. Introduction to Welding Processes
  11. Manual Metal Arc/Shielded Metal Arc Welding (MMA/SMAW)
  12. TIG Welding
  13. MIG/MAG Welding
  14. Submerged Arc Welding
  15. Thermal Cutting Processes
  16. Welding Consumables
  17. Weldability of Steels
  18. Weld Repairs
  19. Residual Stresses and Distortions
  20. Heat Treatment
  21. Arc Welding Safety
  22. Calibration
  23. Application and Control of Preheat
  24. Gauges

Examination Contents :


30 General multiple choice questions
45 minutes


60 Technology questions
90 minutes


20 Macroscopic questions
45 minutes


20 Plate Butt questions
75 minutes


20 Pipe Butt questions
105 minutes


70% is required in each section

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Welding Inspector for a minimum of 3 years with experience related to the duties and responsibilities listed in Clause 1.2.2 of CSWIP document WI-6-92, under qualified supervision, independently verified OR
  • Certified Visual Welding Inspector for a minimum of 2 years with job responsibilities in the areas listed in 1.2.1 and 1.2.2 of CSWIP document WI-6-92 OR
  • Welding Instructor or Welding Foreman/Supervisor for a minimum of one year

In addition to all the above, candidates must comply with Clause 1.3.4 of document WI-6-92 available at www.cswip.com

All experience will need to be verified by either your previous/present employer/company.

 

Certification of Welding Inspectors, Welding Inspectors and Senior Welding Inspectors in accordance with the requirements of BS EN ISO 17637

All other equipment and relevant training materials are provided by Cutech.

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