Certified Welding Inspector "CWI" Requirements
What you'll learn
- At the end of my course, you will understand the requirements needed to become a certified welding inspector (CWI) and added bonus features
- This course is setup to let you know the requirements to become a certified welding inspector (CWI)
At the end of the course, you will understand the requirements it takes to become a certified welding inspector (CWI). We’ll outline and discuss; visual acuity test, minimum education and work experience required to take the CWI exam, passport style color photo, how to complete the application form, exam locations, exam site instructions, minimum scores required on the three test to pass, prices and QC1-2007 for retesting. You will learn which standards and codes the test can be taken on, which involves the fundamental principles of the welding operation and process (SMAW, SAW, OFW, GTAW, FCAW, GMAW etc…), basic properties of welds and base metals, testing methods and interpretation of drawings and specifications. The purpose of this course is to assist you in understanding the minimum education and work experience needed to become a CWI. If these requirements are met, you can further pursue a career as a certified welding inspector (CWI) which will involve all levels of inspection to ensure the weld meet all of the applicable standards, knowing that the safety of the public depends on you.
Who this course is for:
- If you want to get into the world of inspection, you should take this course.
Adjunct Welding Instructor since August 2012 to Current Local Community College - Houston, TX
I teach a combination of Welding lecture and lab classes for SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, Blueprint Reading for Welders, CWI seminar prep course and Advance Pipe Welding which may include evening and weekends. Maintain accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress. Day-to-day operations include assisting students toward successful program completion and fostering student achievement. Collaborate with an advisory committee of industry professionals to review programs that results in developing and maintaining curriculum that meets current industry standards. Manage student learning outcomes assessment such that the results of the assessment lead to meaningful instructional development.
Operations Support Specialist and Welding Technician since June 1992 to Current with CRC-Evans (Automatic Welding) Stanley Black & Decker Oil and Gas- Houston, TX
As an Operations Support Specialist with CRC-Evans, my duties include identifying parts that will be needed to support pipeline welding projects, quoting and selling parts to customers, monitoring projects to determine the number of parts used per weld, and repair rates. Preparing, monitoring and receiving all projects reports such as usage reports, damage reports, and equipment acceptance reports, which are reviewed for accuracy and passed on for processing in our database. Analyze consigned inventory and review list of consumables and spares in order to provide inventory information to technicians in the field.
As a Welding Technician with CRC-Evans Automatic Welding, I supervised and supported the Automatic Welding Equipment, Coordinate and planning maintenance of Equipment, Monitor the welding activity in accordance with welding specification and welding Engineering, Training welders and personnel, Support and assistance the Field Service Technician, Supply Technical Data, Organize Storage of spare parts to insure the maintenance of equipment, Organize rotation of Personnel. Provides direction and assistance to the team in order to meet assigned objectives. Work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. Preparing all projects reports such as usage reports, damage reports, and equipment acceptance reports, which are reviewed for accuracy and passed on for processing in our database. Familiar with NDT procedures and operations (UT, RT, PT, VT, MT and other similar methods of NDT). Ability to weld with and trouble shoot welding processes such as SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, SAW, etc.