Pre-Certification Preparatory Seminars
AWS offers the following preparatory seminars for certification exams:
The Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification is widely recognized, both nationally and internationally, in the welding industry. Successful companies have come to rely on this AWS certification when ensuring the highest level of quality workmanship.
- Certified Welding Inspector 9-Year Recertification
Preparation for a 9-Year Recertification Exam (CWI Part B: Practical Applications) can be done by taking an AWS Visual Inspection Workshop. This one-day course is offered the day before the exam at most exam sites.
- Certified Welding Educator
Welding Educator (CWE) certification can be prepared for by taking the Welding Technology Workshop and Visual Inspection Workshop portions of the CWI seminar week.
- Advanced Visual Inspection Workshop
The Advanced Visual Inspection Workshop is a 16-hour course designed for inspectors at nine-year renewal time who need to prepare for the Part B Practical Examination, as well as for first-time CWI candidates who have failed to pass the Part B Exam, but have achieved a high enough score to be eligible to retake it.Ã‚Â