CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector Certification Program.January 13, 2022 2022-01-19 13:17
CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector Certification Program.
The duties and responsibilities of a welding inspector; fusion welding processes; typical weld defects; types of steel; carbon-manganese, low alloy and stainless steels; hardening of steels; weldability; heat treatment; parent metal defects; visual inspection; testing parent metals and welds; destructive tests; NDT techniques; welder and procedure approval; codes and standards; outline of safe working practices; practice in examination questions; continuous and end-of-course assessment. In addition, candidates meeting the CSWIP requirements for eligibility complete the relevant CSWIP examination on day 5.
- To understand factors which influence the quality of fusion welds in steels
- To recognize characteristics of commonly used welding processes in relation to quality control
- To interpret drawing instructions and symbols to ensure that specifications are met
- To set up and report on inspection of welds, macro sections and other mechanical tests
- To assess and report on welds to acceptance levels
- To confirm that incoming material meets stipulated requirements and recognize the effects on weld quality of departure from specification
- To be in a position to pass the Welding Inspector – Level 2 examinations
- 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 (Level 1) 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 5 year’s Experience will need to be verified by either your previous/ present employer/ company.
- Suitable for inspection engineers and supervisory staff. The course is ideal for inspectors requiring preparation for the CSWIP examinations – Welding Inspector.
- Those with little or no previous welding experience are advised to attend the Certificate in Visual Inspection of Welds course to prepare for this course.