• Technical and supervisory qualities required
  • Quality assurance
  • Auditing
  • Content of NDT reports (theory and practical)
  • NDT capabilities and limitations
  • Assessment of fracture samples
  • Review of all welding/senior welding inspector examination syllabuses
  • Steel metallurgy
  • Crack mechanisms
  • Welding symbols
  • Consumables
  • Practical exercises
  • Examination syllabuses


This course will teach participant the duties and responsibilities of a welding inspector including fusion welding processes, typical weld defects, types of steel (including carbon manganese, low alloy and stainless steel) the hardening of steels, weldability, heat treatment and parent metal defect. participant will also learn welders and procedures approval, codes and standards and an outline of safe working practices.