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CSWIP Certification of Personnel Reviewing Welding Procedures to ASME IX

Is it for me?

If you are a member of the QA/QC team, a welding engineer, welding inspector, welding coordinator, surveyor, or third party, this course for you. 

What will I learn?

While on this course you will learn about codes and standards, ASME IX introduction, ASME IX, QG – General, heat input, essential variables, non-essential variables, supplementary essential variables, mechanical properties, destructive testing and NDE, formulating welding procedures, QW procedure and WPS, training exercise WPS and PQR, welder qualification, welding performance and welders.

What will I leave with?

By the end of the course, you should be able to demonstrate that you can navigate through ASME IX as well as understand how a welding procedure is compiled against ASME IX and assessed for compliance to that standard/code.

What else should I know?

TWI will provide the code for the course and examination. However, this will remain the property of TWI.



In order to qualify for this course you must hold a current valid Senior Welding Inspector or International equivalent or hold a Certified Welding Inspector (3.1) with two years relevant verified work experience or International equivalent.

Alternatively you should hold an HNC in Welding Fabrication or have been working in a quality control function related to welding activities with five years verified working experience - this could relate to a CSWIP 3.1 holder. 

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