Welding Inspector Level 1

Overview

 

This course is designed for welding inspection and quality control personnel in a welding or fabrication environment, as well as plant equipment inspectors. Ideal entry course for career development in the welding, third party inspection authority, petrochemical refinery and power generation industries.

Course Duration: 15 Days
Revision: 3 days
Examination: 2 Days

Access conditions

Candidates should hold a Standard 8/Grade10 qualification with mathematics and science.

Course content

THEORY:

  • Welding processes and consumables
  • Welding defects
  • Materials technology
  • Visual inspection
  • Distortion and control of dimensions
  • Welder qualification
  • Inspection and quality assurance of welded fabrications
  • Health and safety

PRACTICAL:

  • Perform visual inspectios on welded samples and complete inspection reports
  • Accept or reject welds to a construction code or specification
  • Qualify procedures and welder performance to a construction code
Outcome of training

Successful students will be able to:

  • Apply the correct essential and non-essential variables for the welder and welding procedure
  • Perform inspections prior to, during and after welding
  • Ensure that safe working practices are used for welding
  • Complete inspection reports
Training evaluation

Examination to SAIW Inspector Level 1 requirements.

Number of students

Minimum: 4
Maximum: 20

Schedule

Venue: Johannesburg

Course Week 1 Hrs GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3 GROUP 4 GROUP 5 GROUP 6 GROUP 7 GROUP 8 GROUP 9 GROUP 10
Processes and Consumables 32 16 - 19 Jan 30 Jan - 02 Feb 14 - 17 May 21 - 24 May 28 - 31 May 04 - 07 Jun 30 Jul - 02 Aug 03 - 06 Sep 23 - 26 Jul 03 - 06 Sep
Defects 8 20-Jan 3-Feb 18-May 25-May 1-Jun 8-Jun 1-Aug 7-Sep 27-Jul 7-Sep
Week 2
Materials Technology 16 13 - 14 Feb 27 - 28 Feb 11- 12 Jun 18 - 19 Jun 25 - 26 Jun 02 - 03 Jul 01 - 02 Oct 08 - 09 Oct 20 - 21 Aug 01 - 02 Oct
Visual Inspection 16 15 - 16 Feb 29 Feb - 01 Mar 13 - 14 Jun 20 - 21 Jun 27 - 28 Jun 04 - 05 Jul 03 - 04 Oct 10 - 11 Oct 22 - 23 Aug 03 - 04 Oct
Distortion and Weld Symbols 8 17-Feb 2-Mar 15-Jun 22-Jun 29-Jun 6-Jul 5-Oct 12-Oct 24-Aug 5-Oct
Week 3
Welder Performance Qualification 24 12 - 14 Mar 26 - 28 Mar 09 - 11 Jul 16 - 18 Jul 23 - 25 Jul 13 - 15 Aug 29 - 31 Oct 05 - 06 Nov 17 - 19 Sep 22 - 24 Oct
Inspection and Q & A 8 15-Mar 29-Mar 12-Jul 19-Jul 26-Jul 16-Aug 1-Nov 07 - 08 Nov 20-Sep 25-Oct
Health and Safety 8 16-Mar 30-Mar 13-Jul 20-Jul 27-Jul 17-Aug 2-Nov 9-Nov 21-Sep 26-Oct
Week 4
Revision 24 16 - 18 Apr 07 - 09 May 13 - 15 Aug 20 - 22 Aug 27 - 29 Aug 10 - 12 Sep 26 - 28 Nov 03 - 05 Dec 15 - 17 Oct 19 - 21 Nov
Theory Examination 6 19-Apr 10-May 16-Aug 23-Aug 30-Aug 13-Sep 29-Nov 6-Dec 18-Oct 22-Nov
Practical Examination 3 20-Apr 11-May 17-Aug 24-Aug 31-Aug 14-Sep 30-Nov 7-Dec 19-Oct 23-Nov

 

Special Groups:
Venue: Johannesburg

Course Week 1

Hrs Group 11 Group 12 Group 13 Group 14
Processes and Consumables 32 20 - 23 Feb 07 - 10 May 25 - 28 Jun 22 - 25 Oct
Defects 8 24-Feb 11-May 29-Jun 26-Oct
Week 2
Materials Technology 16 27 - 28 Feb 14 - 15 May 02 - 03 Jul 29 - 30 Oct
Visual Inspection 16 29 Feb - 01 Mar 16 - 17 May 04 - 05 Jul 31 Oct - 01 Nov
Distortion and Weld Symbols 8 2-Mar 18-May 6-Jul 2-Nov
Week 3
Welder Performance Qualification 24 05 - 07 Mar 21 - 23 May 09 - 11 Jul 05 - 07 Nov
Inspection and Q & A 8 8-Mar 24-May 12-Jul 8-Nov
Health and Safety 8 9-Mar 25-May 13-Jul 9-Nov
Week 4
Revision 24 12 - 14 Mar 28 - 30 May 16 - 18 Jul 12 - 14 Nov
Theory Examination 6 15-Mar 31-May 19-Jul 15-Nov
Practical Examination 3 16-Mar 1-Jun 20-Jul 16-Nov

Regional Courses:
Venue: Secunda, Durban and Cape Town

Course Week 1

Hrs Durban 1 Durban 2 Cape Town 1 Cape Town 2 Secunda 1
Processes and Consumables 32 12 - 15 Mar 25 - 28  Jun 07 - 10 May 27 - 30 Aug 13 - 16 Aug
Defects 8 16-Mar 29-Jun 11-May 31-Aug 17-Aug
Week 2
Materials Technology 16 16 - 17 Apr 23 - 24 Jul 14 - 15 May 03 - 04 Sep 10 - 11 Sep
Visual Inspection 16 18 - 19 Apr 25 - 26 Jul 16 - 17 May 05 - 06 Sep 12 - 13 Sep
Distortion and Weld Symbols 8 20-Apr 27-Jul 18-May 07-Sep 14-Sep
Week 3
Welder Performance Qualification 24 14 - 16 May 20 - 22 Aug 11 - 13 Jun 08 - 10 Oct 08 - 10 Oct
Inspection and Q & A 8 17-May 23-Aug 14-Jun 11-Oct 11-Oct
Health and Safety 8 18-May 24-Aug 15-Jun 12-Oct 12-Oct
Week 4
Revision 24 11 - 13 Jun 17 - 19 Sep 18 - 20 Jun 15 - 17 Oct 12 - 14 Nov
Theory Examination 6 14-Jun 20-Sep 21-Jun 18-Oct 15-Nov
Practical Examination 3 15-Jun 21-Sep 22-Jun 19-Oct 16-Nov

Fees

 

Johannesburg:
Corporate members: R27 355.00
Non-members: R29 570.00

REVISION: R6 455.00


Secunda, Durban and Cape Town:
Corporate members: R31 045.00
Non-members: R33 265.00

REVISION: R7 515.00


Special Groups:  Group 11, 12, 13 and 14 for Johannesburg
Corporate members: R27 355.00

Non-members: R29 570.00
REVISION: R6 455.00

 

NB:

All prices include VAT

Banking details for SAIW

Bank: First National Bank
Branch: Craighall
Branch number: 255 805
Account number: 50523654470
Reference: Course Title and ID number

When you have made the deposit, please fax the slip and use your name and course for the reference.

Fax: 011 836 4132
Tel: 011 298 2100
Email: spadinodatsaiw [dot] co [dot] za

Application Form

 

Download the application form here

 

 

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For further details

Please contact the Training Department Administrator:
Laetitia Dormehl
+27 (0)11 298 2111
+27 (0)11 836 4132
dormehll@saiw.co.za