This notice applies to all individuals that have applied for and are scheduled to test to the following Part C of the CWI exam or CWI Endorsement exams:
• AWS D1.5 Bridge Welding Code
• ASME Sec IX, B31.1, & B31.3
• ASME Sec VIII & ASME Sec IX
Effective Friday, May 15th, 2016, the following codebooks will be updated in the exam, and candidates will be required to use the updated version with the corresponding exam:
• AWS D1.5 2015 Edition
• ASME Sec IX 2015 Edition
To order a copy of the codebooks, click here or to order by phone please call 888-WELDING (888-935-3464), Ext. 280.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Certification Department at 800-443-9353, extension 273.
The AWS Certification Department
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CWI CANDIDATES AND ENDORSEMENT CANDIDATES
Effective March 16, 2015, all individuals who have applied for and are scheduled to test to the ASME Sec IX: B31.1 & B31.3 codebook exam (Part C of CWI exam or CWI endorsement exam) will be testing to the following editions:
ASME Section IX: 2013
To order a copy of the ASME editions, visit www.asme.org/shop/standards or to order by phone, please call 1-800-843-2763.
Endorsements are supplemental inspection credentials available to all AWS Certified Welding Inspectors (CWIs) and Senior Certified Welding Inspectors (SCWIs) to enhance an individual’s credentials. The examinations offered as endorsements to the CWI/SCWI programs are also offered as stand-alone exams to non-CWIs/SCWIs who wish to enhance their educational background.
Below are the available endorsement certifications that AWS offers. Select the endorsement you are interested in for more information regarding the requirements, reference materials, and other relevant information.