CSWIP 3.2 Senior Welding Inspector Certification ProgramJanuary 13, 2022 2022-01-19 13:03
CSWIP 3.2 Senior Welding Inspector Certification Program
Function and responsibilities of a senior welding inspector; defects in welds; weld symbol interpretation; interpretation of NDT reports; documentation of welding; approval and certification procedures; general principles of supervision; case studies; planning; organization; interpretation of fractured surfaces; auditing; practice in typical examination questions; course assessments.
- To understand the various facets of welding inspection and quality control
- To assess the validity of a welding procedure
- To recognize origins of weld defects
- To interpret features of a fracture surface and prepare detailed reports
- To scrutinize and correct inspection reports
- To plan, organize and supervise use of skilled inspectors and NDT personnel
- To conduct pre, during and post welding audits
- To be in a position to pass the relevant examination
- Certified Welding Inspector (Level 2) for a minimum of 2 years with job responsibilities in the areas listed in 1.2.1, 1.2.2 and 1.2.3 of CSWIP document WI-6-92 OR
- 5 years authenticated experience related to the duties and responsibilities listed in Clause 1.2.3, independently verified.
In either case above candidates must hold a valid CSWIP Level 2 (3.1) certificate.
- Suitable for experienced welding inspectors and quality control staff, especially those who are proceeding to the CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector examination. It is essential that course members have a knowledge of the subjects covered in the course Welding Inspector before joining this course.
- It is the responsibility of the examination candidates to either hold CSWIP Welding Inspector 3.1 or consider attending the Welding Inspector course and examination (WIS5E) prior to this course/ examination.
- 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. See CSWIP document available for download from the CSWIP website.
- Although this course covers most of the syllabus for the examination it does not include training in interpretation of radiographs. Examination candidates who do not possess a current CSWIP or PCN Radiographic Interpreter s certificate should attend the Interpretation of Radiographs – Part B (light and dense metal welds) course and examination.