CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector Training

CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector course is aimed at professionals engaged in the field of Welding and Inspection. This UK based Certification is respected globally by employers , particularly Oil& Gas Sector and construction Industries .CSWIP 3.1 is your gateway to success in  field of Inspection and Quality Control


CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector course is aimed at professionals engaged in the field of Welding .This is one of the most valuable career development course in the world for Welding and Inspecion personnel and demanded by the employers, operators in particular Oil & Gas and construction companies. CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector course is fully administered by TWI.

The Learners  need to be in satisfactory physical condition and the eyesight are adequate for carrying out their assigned task.. An eyesight test certificate must be submitted with the application form issued by a medically recognised person, with proof of near visual acuity unaided, uncorrected or corrected in at least one eye, such that the candidate is capable of reading Times Roman N5 fonts or Jaeger Number 1 fonts or equivalent sized letters. These letters shall have a height of 1.6 mm at a distance of not less than 30 cm with one or both eyes on a standard reading test chart.

Course Details

CSWIP 3.1 Course Covers
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Welding imperfections 
  • Destructive testing
  • Nondestructive testing
  • WPS/Welder qualification
  • Material Inspection
  • Codes and Standards
  • Welding Symbols
  • Welding Process : SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, SAW
  • Thermal Cutting
  • Welding Consumables
  • Weldability of steels
  • Weld repairs
  • Residual stress and distortion
  • Heat treatment
  • Arc welding safety
  • Calibration
  • Application in control of Preheat

Need a Preparatory Course ? Join TCB CQVP Course.

TCB CQVP Course is a stand alone Course which includes Equipment Inspection process in addition to Welding , NDT. Mechanical Testing and fundamentals of Painting and Inspection standard ISO 17020 and ISO 9001:2015. The welding part coverage is  similar to CSWIP /AWS course and would be good preparation for CSWIP 3.1 course.


CSWIP 3.1 course is administered by TWI and is an accredited Certification Program by CSWIP with UKAS, UK accreditation as per ISO 17024

CSWIP 3.1 Experience Requirements A minimum of 3 years experience related to the duties and responsibilities under qualified supervision, independently verified by present or previous employers in the following areas An introduction to the welding processes. Codes and standards. Application of the requirements of codes and standards. Parent material identity Verification against documentation and markings of correctness of parent material. Welding consumables identity Verification of correctness of welding consumables (electrodes, filler wires, consumable inserts, gases, fluxes etc). Pre-weld inspection Verification that dimensions, fit-up and weld preparations are in accordance with the engineering drawings. Preheating Verification that preheat (where required) is in accordance with specified procedures. Post weld visual inspection Visual inspection and dimensional check of completed weldment against specification requirements and drawings. In-process welding surveillance during welding to verify compliance with specified procedure including any preheat, inter pass temperature control and post heat requirements. Supervision of Visual Welding Inspectors in the conduct of activities (a) to (h) above. Welding procedures Establishing that a procedure is available, has been approved as required by the appropriate authority and is being employed in production. Witnessing of welder and procedure approval tests Witnessing the preparation of test pieces and destructive tests, and verifying compliance with appropriate standards and specifications. Welder approvals Verification that adequate and valid welder approvals are available, and that only approved welders as required are used in production. Postweld heat treatment Verification that post weld heat treatment has been conducted in accordance with specification requirements. Reports Preparation of inspection reports.

This training creates unique job opportunity for professionals involved in Welding inspection and is one of the essential competence requirement specified by most Oil & Gas companies in the world.. There is high demand for this certification in Oil& Gas companies and Third Party Inspection agencies. Salary in ME ranges from Rs 1,50,000 to 2,50,000 per month.

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Duration: 5 days , Exam on 6th Day ( Fully Tutor Guided )
Level: Beginner