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One of the best ways to advance your welding career is by earning a specialized certification. This opens up opportunities for more money, leadership roles and higher-level career challenges. AWS offers nine different certification categories, from inspectors, supervisors and educators to radiographic interpreters, welding engineers and fabricators.

2018 CWI Seminar and Exam Schedule

ATTN Applicants:

Online registration is currently available only for events PRIOR to April 1st.

For all the events AFTER April 1st please fill out the PAPER APPLICATION.

To start the online registration process please visit the following link:

2018 Online Registration

The schedule of events may be found here:

Seminar and Exam Schedule
April 1 - December 31, 2018

Please be aware that the application process and confirmation letters may be delayed for 3-4 weeks due to AWS transitioning to a new software platform. Please refrain from making travel arrangements until you receive your confirmation letter. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your continuous support.



We are proud to announce our two new endorsements, please click on the links for more information:

  • AWS Penetrant Testing (PT Type II- Method C)
  • AWS Magnetic Particle Testing (MT Dry Powder Yoke Method)

Effective January 1, 2017, the Certified Welding Inspector Program will begin a phased implementation of the newly published QC1:2016. This directly impacts the Certified Associate Welding Inspector (CAWI), the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), and the Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI) programs.  You are strongly encouraged to download the free QC1:2016 PDF

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



AWS seminars provide the perfect opportunity to gain new insights, expand your skill set and satisfy your recertification credentials

Certified Welding Inspection Seminar
Certified Welding Inspector 9-year Recertification
Certified Welding Supervisor Seminar
Certified Radiographic Interpreter

See full list of seminars here.

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