AWS D1.1 – Steel Structures


AWS D1.1 code is widely used both internationally and locally for managing welding quality in structural steel constructions and buildings, bridges, draglines, oil production platforms, mining headgear, shaft steelwork, earthmoving and mining equipment, as well as power station structures.

Personnel involved in the fabrication of steel structures including inspection, quality control and fabrication should attend this course. Engineering personnel wishing to improve their understanding of inspection and quality control during fabrication of steel structures are also encouraged to attend this course.

Successful candidates will be able to use and interpret the code with regards to: pre-qualified welding procedures; qualification of welders and welding procedures; allowable materials; fabrication requirements; inspection and tests; marking and reports.



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Course Information

This four-day course provides an analysis of this welding fabrication code and covers the following aspects of the 2015 version of the code:

  • Section 1 – General requirements related to welded steel structures
  • Section 3 – Pre-qualified welding procedures
  • Section 4 – Welding procedure and performance qualification
  • Section 5 – Fabrication requirements
  • Section 6 – Inspection requirements – including differences between structural steel and pressurised equipment

This course has a practical component and aims to solve questions normally associated with fabrication of steel structures using the applicable code sections.

Access Conditions

Entry Requirements: Candidates should have a Grade 10 qualification (minimum) plus relevant inspection experience in structural steel construction.

Course Duration: 4 days

Costs & Bookings

Corporate Member: R9 324 (including VAT)

Non- Member: R10 080 (including VAT)

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