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AWS Penetrant Testing (PT Type II- Method C)

AWS Penetrant Testing (PT Type II- Method C)

Description

Scope of Endorsement
Section 2 of AWS QC1, Standard for AWS Certification of Welding Inspectors provides for endorsements that may be added to the CWI and SCWI certifications.

Endorsements are defined in AWS QC1 as the approval of an additional skill documented in writing and added to a certification credential.

This endorsement shall govern visible Penetrant Testing (PT) of welds using the solvent removable method in ferrous and non-ferrous materials manufactured from non-porous materials.

Qualification Requirements
All candidates applying for this endorsement shall hold a current AWS CWI or SCWI credential.

How endorsement will be expressed
Endorsements earned will be updated in the AWS certification profile. Status can be checked via the QR code on the back of the CWI wallet card or via the Quikcheck web link.

Documents

Prices

  Member Non–Member
PT Endorsement Exam $430 $690


Additional ATF Fees will apply to the Practical part of the Exam. Please contact the ATF directly for pricing information.

Michigan

United Technical
www.unitedtech1.com

1081 E. North Territorial Road
Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

Rick Slade
rslade@unitedtech1.com
248-667-9185
Ext 703

Pennsylvania

Welder Training & Testing Institute
www.wtti.com

1144 N. Graham Street
Allentown, PA 18109

Mike Wiswesser
mike@wtti.com
610-820-9551
Ext 211

Jeff Wiswesser
Jeff@wtti.com
610-820-9551
Ext 208

If you would like to see the full price list please refer to the following link:
www.aws.org/cert-pricelist

Online Courses

This item is currently not available for this program.

Seminars

There are no mandatory training requirements. Candidates are encouraged to attend a seminar or self-study to become familiar with PT.

Exams

Examination Requirements
Candidates shall pass a closed book written examination on PT fundamentals consisting of at least 40 multiple choice questions in one hour, an open book written examination consisting of at least 20 questions using the AWS PT Book of Specifications in one hour and a practical examination using the AWS PT Book of Specifications in one hour.

PT candidates shall pass (with a minimum of 70% correct answers per exam part and an 80% composite average of all parts) the PT written examinations. Re-examinations for this endorsement shall be in accordance with the re-examination requirements of AWS QC1.

Practical exams are given only at approved Accredited Testing Facilities. Please refer to the table below for Exam Schedule:

Site Code Location Cut Off Date Exam Date
PA48420 Welder Training and Testing Institute
Allentown, PA
09/04/2020 10/16/2020
MI51620 United Technical
Whitmore Lake, MI
10/10/2020 11/20/2020
PA48720 Welder Training and Testing Institute
Allentown, PA
10/30/2020 12/11/2020
PA45621 Welder Training and Testing Institute
Allentown, PA
01/29/2021 02/26/2021
PA45821 Welder Training and Testing Institute
Allentown, PA
03/26/2021 04/23/2021
PA46121 Welder Training and Testing Institute
Allentown, PA
06/25/2021 05/28/2021
PA46421 Welder Training and Testing Institute
Allentown, PA
08/20/2021 09/23/2021
PA46621 Welder Training and Testing Institute
Allentown, PA
09/17/2021 10/15/2021
PA46921 Welder Training and Testing Institute
Allentown, PA
11/12/2021 12/10/2021

Veteran Benefits

Not available at this time.

Body of Knowledge

Reference Materials Required

AWS PT Book of Specifications (provided at the time of examination)

ASTM E-165, Standard Test Method for Liquid Penetrant Examination

ASNT “Personnel Training Publications: Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), Classroom Training Book”

Recertification

Eligibility for 9-Year Recertification
Successful completion of this endorsement satisfies the re-examination requirements for 9-year recertification of CWIs or SCWIs, provided that the endorsement is taken during the immediate 9-year period. This endorsement is a one-time exemption of the re-examination requirement for 9- year recertification of CWIs or SCWIs.

Renewal Requirements
AWS PT endorsement holders are required to retake the Practical component of the PT endorsement exam every 9 years. AWS PT endorsement holders are also required to continuously maintain a valid CWI or SCWI certification.

Continuing Education Credits
Not available at this time.

Comments on special conditions or requirements
Not available at this time.

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