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To verify Certified Welding Inspectors (CWIs and SCWIs),
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Certification Programs for more information
Certified Welding Inspector
The Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification is widely
recognized, both nationally and internationally, in the welding
industry. Successful companies have come to rely on this AWS
certification when ensuring the highest level of quality workmanship.
Certified Associate Welding Inspector
Take the first steps towards a prosperous career in welding inspection
as a CAWI. You'll get hands-on experience as you work alongside a
Senior Certified Welding Inspector or Certified Welding Inspector. The
decision to become a CAWI signals employers that you're serious about
your career. And AWS Certification puts you on the right course.
Senior Certified Welding Inspector
After you've been a CWI for a minimum of six years, and your career has
evolved into supervisory or managerial responsibilities in the field of
quality control/quality assurance, you will want to apply for the
highest level of certification: a Senior Certified Welding Inspector,
or SCWI . SCWIs are in demand by companies looking to have it
all-skilled, seasoned welding managers who can do the job and supervise
Endorsements are supplemental inspection credentials available to all
AWS Certified Welding Inspectors (CWIs) and Senior Certified Welding
Upgrade - CWI, CAWI & SCWI
The renewal process is part of your continued certification according
to QC1. The SCWI CWI Renewal & Upgrade Application provides you
with the opportunity to apply for both the SCWI and CWI Renewal or/and
the CWI upgrade.
- CWB and INWC
Reciprocity - CSWIP
The Certified Welding Educator Program (CWE) is geared for the welding
professional specifically in the welding education field. This AWS
certification confirms your ability, talent and knowledge to
specifically direct and perform operations associated with welder
training and classroom instruction.
The program, based upon requirements contained within AWS B5.15:2003,
Specification for the Qualification of Radiographic Interpreters, is
designed to provide evidence of the ability of individuals to properly
assess welding-related indications produced on radiographic film and
Is your organization interested in finding ways to increase welding
productivity while improving and maintaining acceptable weld quality?
Welding Supervisors can make a valuable contribution to the four most
important metrics in welding operations: quality, cost, productivity
Welding Sales Representative
If you are among the best and most successful sales professionals in
the welding industry, it's because you provide value-added expertise to
your customers. You are there for them when they want to try new
solutions. You are there when they struggle to improve their welding
quality and productivity. You are there to help provide a safe
You have years of expertise that back up every recommendation and every
sale you make. And you never stop soaking up all the knowledge you can
--- because you strive to be among the best.
The CWEng is capable of directing those operations associated with
weldments and other types of joints that are completed in accordance
with the appropriate contract documents, codes, and other standards to
produce a satisfactory product. The welding engineer¹s activities
begins before production or construction welding and continues through
the production process then ending when the production process is
AWS is thrilled to offer the brand new Certification Program for
Robotic Arc Welding - Operators and Technicians (CRAW). This
certification allows many welding personnel employed in various welding
sectors to measure themselves against standards for their occupation.
It also signifies that the CRAW Operator or Technician has demonstrated
the capability of working with various codes, standards, and
The AWS Certified Welding Fabricator program was designed to meet
industry demand for a program that recognizes companies who can
demonstrate they have the resources, procedures, and personnel to apply
a quality management system to the welding fabrication activities. In
turn, these companies gain a competitive advantage in the market
because their customers can trust that the products they have ordered
were fabricated under a quality system.
Committee/Subcommittee Membership Application
Are you interested in becoming a member of the Certification Committee/Subcommittee?
Selected articles from Inspection Trends magazine.
What Engineers, Fabricators and Inspectors Need to Know
It’s time for engineers, fabricators and inspectors to recognize...
How Is the CWI Exam Structured, and Why?
The CWI examination consists of the following three... Go
An Open-Book Test Isn’t Always a ‘Gimme’
A majority of applicants for the AWS Certified Welding Inspector... Go
Examining the Code of Ethics
As chair of the AWS Ethics Sub-committee, which falls under... Go
Test Taking Tips
Most of you reading this column already hold an AWS certification as a... Go
Final Report - Welding Supervisor Training and Certification
The National Shipbuilding Research Program has released a final report on the advantages of training your welding supervisors to reduce costs and maximize shipbuilding efficiencies.
Download the project's final report Welding Supervisor Training and Certification.
AWS has an agreement with ASNT that permits CWIs and SCWIs to gain ACCP Level II certification in Visual Testing (VT) without additional testing.
For more information on this agreement and to apply go ACCP Certification.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), AWS strives to accommodate all participants with special needs. If you require assistance, please inform the AWS Certification Department, (800) 443-9353 ext. 273 in writing no later than the application deadline date. For more information, please click here.
AWS understands the importance of impartiality in carrying out its certification activities, manages conflict of interest and ensures objectivity of its certification activities. For more information, please send an email to the Manager of Professional Certification Programs.