CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector Training

About Course-

CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector training course fully administered by TWI 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 Inspection personnel and demanded by the employers, operators in particular Oil & Gas and construction companies.
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-

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Eligibility Requirement-

 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.

Main Features

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


What is target audience?

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.

Duties and Responsibilities
Welding imperfections
Destructive testing
Nondestructive testing
WPS/Welder qualification
Material Inspection
Welding Symbols

Welding Process


Weldability of steels

Weld repairs
Residual stress and distortion
Arc welding safety
Application in control of Preheat

Welding and Inspection
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Enrolled: 35 students
Duration: 36 hours
Lectures: 12
Level: Professional