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Who should attend?

If you are an experienced welding inspectors or quality control staff, this is a course suitable for you. It is important that you know the topics covered in the CSWIP Welding Inspector course before joining the Senior Welding Inspector course. Candidates are also recommended to do some home preparation ahead of this training as it covers a wide range of topics.


Where can I take the face-to-face training?

The CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector course is available in several countries throughout the South East Asia region. You can attend the course in Australia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.


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What will I learn?

This course will teach you about QA and QC as well as destructive testing, heat treatments, welding procedures, welding dissimilar and residual stress and distortion. The programme will also cover weldability, weld fractures, weld repairs, welding consumables, and welding symbols. In addition, the Senior Welding Inspection course will look into non-destructive testing, specifications, joint design, HSLA and quenched tempered steels, arc energy, and heat input.
This course offers 16 different subjects, so good prior knowledge and preparation will offer you a significant advantage before attempting the course and examination. Since this course builds on the CSWIP Welding Inspector course, it is advised that applicants refresh their knowledge by revising the material from this course too. You may also wish to increase or revise your knowledge through reading one or more of these welding handbooks:

  • Jeffus Welding Principles and applicationsA C Davies
  • The science and Practice of Welding & The Practice of Welding
  • AWS Welding Handbook Volumes One and Two

What are the entry requirements?

All candidates must hold a valid CSWIP Welding Inspector certificate.

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


HRDCorp claimable grant

TWI Training courses are all HRDCorp claimable under the SBL-Khas scheme. SBL-Khas provides opportunity for HRDCorp registered employers to retrain and upgrade their employees in line with their operational and business requirements.

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MBOT Continuing Professional Development  (CPD) hours earned

20 hours

What is MBOT CPD hours?

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What are my alternative training options? 

If you are not able to join the face-to-face class, you can opt for eLearning training available on TWI Virtual Academy. The eLearning gives you:

  • Flexibility of time and location
  • Extended duration of time to complete your training
  • Save your time by not taking days off from work
  • Save your cost by minimising your commute

Learn more about CSWIP 3.2 Senior Welding Inspector eLearning course here.


If eLearning is not your preferred option, but you still would like to enjoy the advantages of a remote study mode, you can consider the Online Live classes via Zoom video conferencing tool.

Learn more about CSWIP 3.2 Online Live class in South East Asia here.



Chomesvaran Duraisamy has seen his life change for the better as a direct result of his training with TWI.
He is now employed as a senior welding quality control coordinator and is attending the
CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector class.

Read more: Chomesvaran Duraisamy – A life changing career progression

Ehsan Karaji completing CSWIP 3.2 online via Zoom

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