Certified Welding Inspectors (AWS-CWI) are expected to be familiar with a broad range of topics, including – but not limited to – welding processes, welding metallurgy, welding symbols, welding qualifications, quality control, fabrication, and inspection methods, etc.
AWS has structured the AWS-CWI exam in 3-parts and described in two documents:
These standards explain the structure of the exam and list the topics that will be covered.
Welding Inspector: The person responsible for the quality control and quality assurance of the welding activities. Here Quality control refers the activities such as welding inspection at different stages such as before, during, and after welding.
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- Different scheme for welding inspector certification: AWS-CWI, CSWIP & IWIP
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- Different levels of Welding Inspectors
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- Application procedure
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