CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector Level 2 certification is recognised at international level in numerous industrial sectors and is in great demand by leading operators in the Oil & Gas and Power Generation sectors.
The course lasts 40 hours (articulated in 5 working days) and comprises a theoretical part concerning welding inspections and numerous practical exercise leading up to the exam for the achievement of the certificate “CSWIP Welding Inspector 3.1”. The course and exam are held in English.
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 the factors affecting the quality of fusion-welded steel
To recognise the characteristics of the most common welding processes in relation to quality control
To interpret instructions and symbols on drawings to ensure the specifications are satisfied
To manage and report on welded joint audits, macrographs and other mechanical tests
To assess a weld according to acceptance criteria and draw up the relative report
To confirm the quality of the basic material
To recognise the effect of deviating from welding quality specifications
To be able to pass certification exam.
Inspection engineers and supervisory staff. The course is ideal for inspectors requiring preparation for the CSWIP examinations – Welding Inspector.
GQC operates as a “TWI Training Agent”, a TWI-authorised training centre operating in Tirunelveli, India.
We organise over 15 courses a year, held in English, at locations all over the country. We provide our vast competence and experience in the field of welding with the support of highly qualified trainers who are directly approved by TWI.
To register, contact the course administrator for an offer, the application form and the list of required documents. The course is divided into 5 working days while the sixth day is reserved for exam activities.
What are the access requirements for the course?
Access requirements are exclusively based on experience: a minimum of 3 years performing welding inspection activities, or a minimum of 5 years as welding instructor or welding foreman/supervisor. Experience will need to be verified by either your previous/present employer/company.
How can I know if any courses have been planned for the near future in my local area?
Consult the list of courses on the attached calendar.
What type of certification do I obtain if I pass the exam?
“CSWIP Certificate of proficiency” as Welding Inspector and a personal card that can be used for rapid certification of the professional qualification held.
How long does certification last?
Certification lasts five years and is renewed on the basis of documents providing evidence of continuous work activity in welding inspection.
How much does the course and exam cost?
Contact the manager of your chosen course and request a cost estimate.