Basic Inspection Methods

Course Overview

This course identifies the qualifications, functions and duties of a welding inspector and provides a general overview of the principles, techniques and application of the following welding techniques:

  • Visual inspection
  • Magnetic particle inspection (MPI),
  • Liquid penetrant inspection(LPI)
  • Ultrasonic inspection(UT),
  • Radiographic inspection


  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

Upon successful completion of the course the participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

This course will be available for 90 days from the date of registration.

If you wish to challenge the CWB Inspector Level 1 course exams (mid-term + final exam), you can do that as long as you purchase one Inspector Level 1 mini course (like this one) and all the course material required for the Inspector Level 1 course (Level 1 Textbook + Inspector Took kit + Practical Welding Inspector Textbook).

For certification requirements please review the CSA W178.2 certification service.

The learning material in the online version of this course represents approximately 4 hours of in class training.

Course Materials

The following materials can be ordered during the registration process.

Recommended Products
Welding Inspector Level 1 - Textbooks$620.00

Upcoming Classes

Course Date Location Price*
Basic Inspection Methods Anytime Online $390.00