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.

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

The Course is intended to focus on the fabrication and inspection requirements of the code.
It is not intended to cover design aspects.

Entry Requirements

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.

Course Outline

This course provides an understanding 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
  • Practical exercises in the use of the code

Course Duration

3 days 

Course Schedule

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Pricing ( Including VAT)

Corporate Member – R10,400
Non-Corporate Members – R11,300



CPD credits available for this course


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