Welding Inspector Level 1 - Classroom

This classroom course is designed for Welding Inspectors who want to increase their knowledge of metallurgy, inspection and testing techniques. This is your first step to advancing your career and increasing your earning potential. This course is 63 hours in length.

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

The course includes:

  • World-class teaching and knowledge from our CWB instructors
  • An opportunity to network with other welding professionals
  • Upon successful completion of the course the participant will receive a Certificate and an Examination Transcript (70% passing grade is required)

Successful completion of the course and examinations will exempt you from writing the closed book CSA W178.2 certification examination on the fundamental principles and practices of welding, quality control, and welding inspection. (Please note that all certification examinations must be completed within 1 year of application). The opportunity to write the CSA W178.2 certification examinations is available during Day 10 of the course. Application forms 450 and 455 must be submitted to the CWB prior to the course start date in order to be eligible to write the certification examinations.

The following topics will be covered

  • Health & Safety
  • Drawing Interpretation, Joint Design, Metal Preparation and Symbols for Welding
  • Introduction to Welding Processes
  • Basic Metallurgy and Material Specifications
  • Basic Inspection
  • Codes and Standards
  • Functions of the Inspector
  • Techniques of Visual Inspection
  • Practical Inspection of Welded Specimens

The Course is also offered Online

Online students will need to travel to a proctored examination center or CWB Group office to take the mid-term and final exams required to complete this course. Any fees or costs associated with the proctoring of exams are not covered in the fees for this course.

The learning material in the online version of the course corresponds to approximately 40 hours of the classroom course and does not include the Practical Welding Inspection section.

Welding Inspector Level 1 - Online

Upcoming Classes

Course Date Location Price*
Welding Inspector Level 1 - Classroom November 26 - December 7, 2018 Milton $2,250.00
Welding Inspector Level 1 - Classroom December 3 - 14, 2018 Saskatoon $2,250.00
Welding Inspector Level 1 - Classroom January 14 - 25, 2019 Nisku $2,250.00
Welding Inspector Level 1 - Classroom January 21 - February 1, 2019 Milton $2,250.00
Welding Inspector Level 1 - Classroom January 28 - February 8, 2019 Dartmouth $2,250.00
Welding Inspector Level 1 - Classroom March 4 - 15, 2019 Nisku $2,250.00