This program is for welders who have completed the AWS welding course and wish to proceed to more advanced welding credentials. It is also a requirement for persons whose job responsibilities include inspecting welding works. Welding inspectors oversee the work of other welders and they welding jobs to ensure that they meet up to the stipulated standards and follow laid down procedures.

The course covers: visual inspection procedures; terms and definitions; welding processes and typical welding defects; weld measurements; typical documentation and requirements; practical inspection and reporting. Participants will become acquainted with the international standards, codes and regulations that apply to various kinds of welding jobs.

Course Objectives

Participants will be able

  • To identify various weld defects
  • Understand relevant welding technology in relation to visual inspection
  • Produce appropriate documentation in welding
  • Understand codes and standards relating to inspection requirements
  • Carry parent materials and consumables inspection
  • Conduct visual inspection of welds and assess their compliance with specified criteria
  • Produce an report of a weld inspection

Who Needs This Course?

  • Welding team leaders
  • Welding instructors
  • Contractors
  • Field engineers
  • Line inspectors/foremen who undertake visual examination of welded joints
  • Quality control staff associated with welding

Course Content

  • Basic Inspection Methods
  • Magnetic particle inspection (MPI)
  • Liquid penetrant inspection(LPI)
  • Health & Safety
  • Joint Design, Metal Preparation and Symbols for Welding
  • Introduction to Welding Processes
  • Basic Metallurgy and Material Specifications
  • Codes and Standards
  • Techniques of Visual Inspection
  • Practical Inspection of Welded Specimens
  • Residual Stress and Distortion
  • Welding Metallurgy
  • Mechanical Testing of Welds
  • Surface Inspection
  • Radiographic Inspection
  • Ultrasonic Inspection
  • Welding Metallurgy of Stainless Steel

Course Structure


  • 50 Hours

Training Fees:

  • N350, 000.00

 Bank Details:

Account Name: Joint Professionals Training and Support International Limited

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