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TECHNOLOGY

WI 3.1

CSWIP Welding Inspector

Course Reference WIS 5

Welcome
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The Course
The Welding Inspector course provides an
introduction to wide range of topics to do
with Welding Inspection and other related
topics

Whats in it
A mixture of welding inspection and
quality related topics
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Welding Inspector Course Topics


Roles and duties of a

Heat treatments

Welding Inspector

Weldability of steels

Welding defects

Joint design

Mechanical Testing

Welding procedures

Welding process

Welder qualification

Welding symbols

Stress and distortion

Non-destructive testing

Macro examination

Inspection reporting

Codes and standards

Welding terms

Welding consumables

Welding safety

Thermal cutting

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Course Assessment
Exam after the course
is completed

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No continuous
assessment

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CSWIP Certificate Scheme

WI 3.1

Certificate Scheme for Welding & Inspection Personnel

10,000 certificate holders


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CSWIP WI Certificate Scheme

Level 1: 3.0 Visual Welding Inspector

Level 2: 3.1 Welding Inspector

Level 3: 3.2 Senior Welding Inspector


For further examination information please see website
www.cswip.com

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CSWIP 3.1 Examination

WI 3.1

Closed book exam

Any code that is required for the examination will be provided on


the examination day with the exception of your chosen code.

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CSWIP 3.1 Examination


Before attempting the examination, you must provide the
following
1. Two passport size photographs, with your name and
signature on reverse side.

2. Eye test certificate, the certificate must show near vision and
colour tests.
3. Completed examination From, you can print from the
website www.twisea.com.
4. Your current CV / Resume, your CV must be emailed or
faxed to the following for evaluation by the examination
manager.

E-mail: shajprem@twisea.com
Fax: +60 3 61572378
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CSWIP 3.1 Examination

Theory part A2: Specific welding technology. 4


1 Hour 15mins

30 mins

questions from 6. Question 1 compulsory


Theory part B2: 30 multi-choice questions,
general welding technology
Practical part A2: Inspection of a plate butt weld

1 Hour 15 mins

code provided.
Practical part B2: Inspection of a pipe butt weld

1 Hour 45mins

your chosen code e.g API 1104


Practical part C2: Inspection 2 macro samples

45mins

code ISO 5817


Oral: Discussion of general welding theory

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Notification of Results

70% pass
mark
For every section to be
awarded the certificate

2 copies of certificates and an identity card sent to


delegates sponsor
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CSWIP Renewals

5 years
CV assessment

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10 years
Renewal examination

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Certification Scheme for


Welding & Inspection Personnel

WI 3.1

recognised worldwide

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CSWIP Secretariat

CSWIP Secretariat
TWI Certification Ltd
Granta Park
Great Abington
Cambridge CB1 6AL, UK
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Tel: + 44 (0) 1223 891162


Fax: + 44 (0) 1223 894219
E-mail: twicertification@twi.co.uk

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