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Weld Inspection Certificate

Program Code: 904425

The Weld Inspection Certificate prepares students to understand destructive and nondestructive methods used to inspect weldments as determined by required code.

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Certificate Completers will be able to

• Conduct visual, destructive and nondestructive tests.
• Read documents governing weld inspection, terminology, geometry, weld symbols and applicable code.

Industry Credentials

This certificate will prepare learners to take the AWS / Certified Weld Inspector Examination.

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Curriculum
Catalog No. Description
Credits
30-442-385 WELD INSPECTION FUNDAMENTALS 1 ...documents governing inspection, joint geometry, terminology, welding and NDT symbols; mechanical/chemical properties of metals; welding, brazing, and cutting process; weld/base metal discontinuities; destructive and nondestructive testing.
30-442-386 WELD INSPECTION PRACTICAL I ...Weld specification interpretation; visual inspection techniques; procedure/welder qualification; destruction and nondestructive examination of welds; and use of inspection tools.
30-442-387 WELD INSPECTION CODE ...Weld specification interpretation; visual inspection techniques; procedure/welder qualification; destruction and nondestructive examination of welds; and use of inspection tools.
Certificate Total
5
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Industry Credentials

This certificate will prepare learners to take the AWS / Certified Weld Inspector Examination.

Note

With additional education and/or work experience, certificate holders may find other opportunities for employment as:
• Certified Weld Inspectors.
• State Registered Welder.
• Certified Welder.
• This course requires the purchase of the most current version of the AWS D1.1 Code. Please check with the NWTC Bookstore for pricing.

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