CSWIP

Certification/Awarding Body:
Course Objectives:
To understand factors which influence the quality of fusion welds in steels

  • To recognise 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, macrosections and other mechanical tests
  • To assess and report on welds to acceptance levels
  • To confirm that incoming material meets stipulated requirements and recognise the effects on weld quality of departure from specification
  • To be in a position to pass the Welding Inspector – Level 2 examinations

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 (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 years

CSWIP provides internationally recognized, role-specific competence for people engaged in welding, joining, materials integrity and inspection in manufacturing, construction, operation or repair of high integrity structures, plant or machinery. CSWIP certification schemes are UKAS-accredited to ISO/IEC 17024, the international standard for personnel certification.

Categories of certification available are:

  • Inspection (welding and plant inspectors)
  • Underwater inspectors
  • Plastic welders
  • Welding instructors (including rail, plastics)
  • Welding supervisors
  • Welders, including the National Welder Training Standard
  • General inspection of offshore facilities
  • Non-destructive testing (NDT)
  • Integrity management of bolted joints
  • Cathodic protection personnel
  • Welding coordination personnel
  • Heat treatment operatives

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