Welder Performance Qualifier In-Person Seminar/Exam


The Welder Performance Qualifier Endorsement Seminar is a guided walk-through of best practices for performing a welder qualification test. It provides CWIs with the training needed to qualify a welder's ability to perform specific welding tasks and consistently produce high-quality welds that meet established specifications.


Course Packages



This registration option does not include an exam.

Member $710
Non-Member $800

Seminar | Exam

The seminar is a walk-through for performing a welder qualification test.

Member $1,060
Non-Member $1,150

course details

  • Who Should Attend
  • Objectives
  • Materials Provided
  • What To Expect
  • Student Learning Outcomes
  • This endorsement is for any current CWI or SCWI who wishes to receive a credential that documents their knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct welder performance qualification tests.
  • Existing CWIs and SCWIs looking to satisfy the reexamination requirements for 9-year recertification, provided that the endorsement is earned during the immediate 9-year period.
    • This student body may encompass:
      • CWIs
      • SCWIs

The objective of this seminar is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills need to confidently tackle the AWS Welder Performance Qualifier endorsement exam.

Welder Performance Qualifier Seminar attendees receive:

  • Welder Performance Qualifier Course Materials Booklet
  • Best Practices for Performing a Welder Qualification Test
  • B2.1/B2.1M:2021, Specification for Welding Procedure and Performance Qualification
  • B5.4:2005, Specification for the Qualification of Welder Test Facilities

This 16-hour seminar offers an in-depth review of qualifier responsibilities, requirements for test facilities, equipment, and materials, as well as how to prepare Welder Performance Qualification Records (WPQRs) and other integral documents.  

Upon completion of this seminar, students will be able to:

  1.  Outline qualifier responsibilities
  2.  Explain welder testing requirements including facility, equipment, and materials
  3.  Prepare a WPQR






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