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CSWIP Welding Inspector - Level 2 (3.

Code Course Dates Course Timing Exam Dates Exam Timing Venue/Location
WÌS5 Jan 16 ÷ 20, 2011 4:30 ÷ 10:30 pm Jan 23, 2011 8:30 am ÷ 5 pm Sharjah
WÌS5 Feb 27 ÷ Mar 3, 2011 4:30 ÷ 10:30 pm Mar 6, 2011 8:30 am ÷ 5 pm Abu Dhabi
WÌS5 Apr 3 ÷ 7, 2011 4:30 ÷ 10:30 pm Apr 9, 2011 8:30 am ÷ 5 pm Dubai
Course & Examination : AED 7,800 (US$ 2,125)
Candidates who enroll 3 weeks prior to course will be offered discounted fee of AED 7,250 (US$ 1,975)
Documents required for course / examination enroIment:
Enrolment form (duly filled and verified); two photos (name written on the back), vision certificate and fee.
SuitabIe for:
Ìnspection engineers and supervisory staff. The course is ideal for inspectors
requiring preparation for the CSWÌP examinations - Welding Ìnspector
Those with little or no previous welding experience are advised to attend the
Certificate in Visual Ìnspection of Welds course to prepare for this course.
Course Content:
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. Ìn addition,
candidates meeting the CSWÌP requirements for eligibility complete the relevant CSWÌP examination on day 5.
Certification / Awarding Body:
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 Ìnspector - Level 2 examinations
AdditionaI Information:
CSWÌP Welding Ìnspector examination - All candidates must attend a CSWÌP approved course of training prior to
examination. Enrolment on this course does not constitute reservation of an examination. All courses may be followed
by a CSWÌP Welding Ìnspector examination for candidates with appropriate experience as specified in CSWÌP
document WÌ-6-92. All CSWÌP documents are available on the CSWÌP website.
Welding Ìnspector for a minimum of 3 years with experience related to the duties and responsibilities listed in Clause
1.2.2 under qualified supervision, independently verified.
Certified Visual Welding Ìnspector (Level 1) for a minimum of 2 years with job responsibilities in the areas listed in
1.2.1 and 1.2.2.
Welding Ìnstructor or Welding Foreman/Supervisor for a minimum of 5 years.
1.2.1 VisuaI WeIding Inspectors (LeveI 1) (under the supervision of a WeIding Inspector or Senior
WeIding Inspector)
a) An introduction to the welding processes
b) Codes and standards: Application of the requirements of codes and standards.
c) Parent material identity: Verification against documentation and markings of correctness of parent material.
d) Welding consumables identity: Verification of correctness of welding consumables (electrodes, filler wires,
consumable inserts, gases, fluxes etc).
e) Pre-weld inspection: Verification that dimensions, fitup and weld preparations are in accordance with the
engineering drawings.
f) Preheating: Verification that preheat (where required) is in accordance with specified procedures.
g) Post weld visual inspection: Visual inspection and dimensional check of completed weldment against specification
requirements and drawings.
h) Ìn-process welding surveillance: Surveillance during welding to verify compliance with specified procedure including
any preheat, interpass temperature control and post heat requirements.
1.2.2 WeIding Inspectors (LeveI 2)
Those given above plus:
i) Supervision of Visual Welding Ìnspectors in the conduct of activities (a) to (h) above.
j) Welding procedures: Establishing that a procedure is available, has been approved as required by the
appropriate authority and is being employed in production.
k) Witnessing of welder and procedure approval tests: Witnessing the preparation of test pieces and destructive tests,
and verifying compliance with appropriate standards and specifications.
l) Welder approvals: Verification that adequate and valid welder approvals are available, and that only approved
welders as required are used in production.
m) Post weld heat treatment: Verification that post weld heat treatment has been conducted in accordance with
specification requirements.
n) Reports: Preparation of inspection reports.
For further information on requirements, pIease refer to
Career Progression:
CSWÌP 3.2 Welding Ìnspector
CSWÌP/PCN Radiographic Ìnterpretation
CSWÌP Plant Ìnspector Level 1
BGAS-CSWÌP Painting Ìnspector - Grade 3/2
BGAS-CSWÌP Painting Ìnspector - Grade 1
BGAS-CSWÌP Site Coatings Ìnspector
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