Certified Welding Inspector Certification can lead you to a career that is stable, engaging and fulfilling on all levels. From associate certification to senior-level credentials, most welders find career expansion as an inspection professional to be both rewarding and lucrative.
The AWS Certified Welding Inspector CWI Program will begin a phased implementation of the newly published QC1:2016. This directly impacts the CAWI, the CWI, and the SCWI programs. You are strongly encouraged to download the free QC1:2016 PDF
Certified Welding Inspector Practical exam has been updated for exams held within the India, Chennai, New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Exams held India, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad and New Delhi will be updated in 2017.
Do You Qualify For Certified Welding Inspector Exam?
To qualify as a CWI, you must pass a vision test and have a combination of qualifying education and work experience, with supporting documentation:
|MINIMUM EDUCATION||MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE|
|Bachelor or higher degree in welding engineering or welding technology – Four years maximum substitution||Minimum of One year welding based work experience|
|Associate or higher degree in welding or non-welding related engineering technology, engineering, or a physical science – Three years maximum substitution||Minimum of two years welding based work experience|
|Engineering/Technical courses that can be applied to Bachelor or higher degree in Welding – two years maximum substitution||Minimum of three years welding based work experience|
|Trade/Vocational courses – one year maximum substitution for successfully completed courses||Minimum of four years welding based work experience|
|High school diploma or approved high school equivalency diploma||Minimum of five years welding based work experience|
|8th grade level of schooling||Minimum of nine years welding based work experience|
|Less than 8th grade||Minimum of twelfth years welding based work experience|