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Am I eligible?

The level three Senior Welding Inspector course is suitable for experienced welding inspectors and quality control staff. It is essential that you have a clear knowledge of the subjects covered in the CSWIP Welding Inspector course before joining this senior welding inspector course. 

Entry requirements:

Those who wish to proceed for CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector examination should hold CSWIP Welding Inspector certificate or consider attending the CSWIP Welding Inspector course and examination prior to this course/examination.

To join this course you must have been a Certified Welding Inspector for a minimum of 2 years with job responsibilities in the areas listed in 1.2.1, 1.2.2 and 1.2.3 of CSWIP document WI-6-92.

Alternatively, you should have 5 years' authenticated experience related to the duties and responsibilities listed in Clause 1.2.3 of CSWIP document WI-6-92, independently verified.

In addition to the above, candidates must comply with Clause 1.3.4 of document WI-6-92 available at

Course duration and alternate learning options:

This course is delivered for four days followed by one day examination. If you are unable to attend the traditional classroom training, you can choose our CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector Online Live Course.

If you want to study at your own pace and place, you can choose our eLearning option on TWI Virtual Academy which minimises your classroom-based training days.

Learn more about our CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector eLearning course

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