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.