Welding Inspector Level 1 - Online

This online 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 approximately 40 hours in length.

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

The course includes:

  • 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 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

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 Course is also offered in a Classroom Setting

The classroom course is 63 hours long. It covers the same material as the Online course with one additional section on practical inspection of welded specimens. In addition, there is an opportunity to write the CSA W178.2 qualification examinations available at the end of the classroom course.

Welding Inpsector Level 1 - Classroom

Upcoming Classes

Course Date Location Price*
Welding Inspector Level 1 - Online Anytime Online $2,250.00