Eurotech AWS Welding Training & Certification
  • About AWS-American Welding Society

    The American Welding Society (AWS) is a nonprofit organization committed for improving the science &, technology, & application of welding and related joining and cutting processes, which includes brazing, soldering & thermal spraying. The association is headquartered in Florida, US but also conducts events and individual section and district meetings all over the US and also in international locations. The American Welding Society is also well-known for its code & certification process, which gives industry standards for the welding and joining of metals, plastic and other materials.

    AWS Certifications:

    It Includes:


    AWS -CAWI (Certified Associate Welding Inspector) Training Course
    AWS-CWI (Certified Welding Inspector) Training Course
    AWS-SCWI (Senior Certified Welding Inspector) Training Course
    AWS-CWE (Certified Welding Engineer) Training Course
    AWS-CWS (Certified Welding Supervisor) Training Course


    AWS Committees:


    WEMCO - Welding Equipment Manufacturers Committee
     BSMC - Brazing and Soldering Manufacturers Committee
     RWMA – Resistance Welding Manufacturing Alliance 
     ITSA - International Thermal Spray Association

  • AWS-CWI Certified Welding Inspector Training Cours...

    AWS-CWI Training Course:

    The AWS-CWI (Certified Welding Inspector) is a well known certification, equally at national & international level, and top companies always depend on this AWS-CWI certification when ensuring the highest level of quality of employee. With Eurotech, you will find this career path lucrative and worthwhile. This AWS-CWI certification can take you to a career that is engaging and promising on all levels. If you require a steady career where you will thrive and reach your goal, then the AWS-CWI certification is for you.

     Do you Qualify for AWS-CWI Exam 

     

    Education

    Experience

    Certification

     

     

     

    Associate or Higher degree in Engineering Technology, Engineering 

    3 years

    CWI

    10+2 and 2 or more years of Engineering/ Technical school course

    3 Years

    CWI

    10+2  and  1  year of Engineering/Technical school course or 1 or more years of Vocational education and Training in Welding

     

    4 years

     

    CWI

    10+2

    5 Years

    CWI

    8th Grade

    9 Years

    CWI

    Below 8th Grade

    12 years

    CWI

    CWI Holder for 6 years

    15 Years

    SCWI


     




     

     

     

     

     

    AWS-CWI Syllabus:

    AWS –CWI (Certified Welding Inspector) examination consists of three parts:

    (1) Fundamentals

    (2) Practical

    (3) Code Book 

    Examinations will be given as follows, subject to change de­pending on the schedules of guest lecturers and at times when technical demonstrations are held over from one class to the next:

     

    Part A: FUNDAMENTALS 

    Ø  Welding Processes

    Ø  Heat Control and Metallurgy

    Ø  Weld Examination

    Ø  Welding Performance

    Ø  Definitions and Terminology

    Ø  Symbols-Welding and NDE

    Ø  Test Methods-NDE

    Ø  Reports and Records

    Ø  Duties and Responsibilities

    Ø  Safety

    Ø  Destructive Test

    Ø  Cutting

    Ø  Brazing

    Ø  Soldering

     

    Part B: PRACTICAL

    Ø  Procedure and Welder Qualifications

    Ø  Mechanical Test and Properties

    Ø  Welding Inspection and Flaws

    Ø  NDE

    Ø  Utilization of specifications and Drawings

     

    Part C:  CODE BOOK APPLICATIONS

    Ø  API 1104- Welding of Pipelines

     

    Three parts Exam pattern of AWS-CWI

     

    To get AWS-CWI certification, candidate has to score in each part above than the minimum percentage which is as follows:


    Sr. No

    CWI Examination

    No. of Questions

    Min. Percentage required

    1.

    Part A-Fundamentals

    150

    72%

    2.

    Part B- practical

    46

    72%

    3.

    Part C- Code book

    46

    72%

     

    • Candidate has to score 72% or more in aggregate to get AWS-CWI certification.
    • If the candidate average score is 72% or more and he get fails in any part, then he can re-appear for the same part.
    • If candidate score is below 72% then he only gets AWS-CAWI. To get AWS-CWI, he has to retest for all the three parts.

     

    AWS-CWI Re-examination process:

     

    AWS-CWI Re-exam is used to be for those candidates who had given the AWS-CWI exam, but do not qualify for the AWS-CWI exam.

    Criteria for giving AWS-CWI Re-exam:

    • If the candidate average score is 72% or more and he get fails in any part, then he can re-appear for the same part.
    • If candidate score is below 72% then he only gets CAWI. To get AWS-CWI, he has to retest for all the three parts.
    • The Re-exam should be given within 1 year following the date of your INITIAL exam application, to keep your file current.
    • After 1 year of your INITIAL exam application, you will need to complete a new CWI/CWE Exam Application.

     

    Fees for Re-examination:

    • AWS-CWI Re-examination fees (Any one part) – 400 USD
    • AWS-CWI Re-examination fees (Any two part) – 650 USD
    • AWS-CWI Re-examination fees (All Three Parts) – 800 USD

     

    Visual Acuity Record:

    • Visual Acuity Record of your certification file cannot be more than 7 months prior to the date of your re-exam.
    • If it is surpass 7 months, you will be required to provide a new Visual Acuity Record.

     

    Subsequent things to be checked before submitting the AWS-CWI Re-exam Application:

    • Check the suitable box indicating the type of re-examination you are applying for.
    • Complete the application (the address indicated on the application is where your documents will be mailed).
    • Visual Acuity Record.
    • Payment included with the application 

    *Note: Faxed Application will not be accepted by AWS

    AWS-CWI Renewal process

    Refer to AWS QC1, Standard for AWS Certification of Welding Inspectors for further details:

     

    • The period of validity for AWS-CWI certification is three (3) years.
    • The CWI shall be responsible for maintaining a current address with the AWS Certification Department.

    To be eligible for renewal, the CWI must: 

    • Submit an approved renewal application to the AWS Certification Department by the expiration date of the current certification and no earlier than 6 months prior to the expiration date of that certification.
    • AWS may intimate CWI holder for renewal but if not contacted, it remains the duty of the CWI holder to renew certification on time.
    • The CWI requesting renewal of certification shall attest to having no period of continuous inactivity greater than two years in activities during the previous three years of certification.
    • CWI not meeting the eligibility criteria of 15.4 from AWS QC1 standard, may renew certification by giving the AWS-CWI Part B Practical exam
    • Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification renewals are limited to two consecutive 3 year periods. 

     

    Renewal cost is as below: 

     For AWS Active Member: - 470 USD

     For Non member: - 685 USD

     

     

    AWS CWI Training Schedule India 2015:

    We have Four location for AWS CWI (Certified welding inspector) Training Course in India, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, New Delhi. Eurotech is Authorized Agent of American Welding Society & has Released AWS CWI Training and Exam Schedule for India 2015

    1.Mumbai:

     

    Click Here To Register for AWS CWI Certified Welding Inspector Training + Exam Course in Mumbai 10/12/2015

    2. Chennai:

    3. Ahmedabad:

     

     

     

     


    4. New Delhi:

     

     

     

    Click Here to take free AWS CWI Dummy Exam

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  • AWS-CAWI Certified Associate Welding Inspector Tra...

    AWS-CAWI (Certified Associate Welding Inspector)

    AWS-CAWI is a certification program of American Welding Society (AWS) other than CWI/SCWI.

    This course is helpful for those welding professionals who do not qualify for the AWS-CWI certification. It require 2 Years experience with degree in Engineering. 

    The CAWI (Certified Associate Welding Inspector) is a well known reputed certification, recognized equally at national & international level, and top companies always depend on AWS-CWI certification when ensuring the highest level of quality of employee. With Eurotech, you will find this career path lucrative and worthwhile. This AWS-CWI certification can take you to a career that is engaging and promising on all levels. If you require a steady career where you will thrive and achieve your goal, then the AWS-CWI certification is for you.

    Functions of CAWI:

    • Able to perform to Inspections, under the direct supervision of SCWI or CWI within the Audible and Visible range.

    Benefits to Industry:

    • Minimize failure and Recall
    • Uniquely boost sales advantage over foreign and Domestic Competition
    • Save money on Training and testing
    • Maximization of product liability protection.
    • Maintain preferred Quality and Workmanship, while improving productivity and efficiency of your company.

     

    Do you qualify for AWS-CAWI  Exam?

    To become a Certified Associate Welding Inspector (CAWI), you must clear a vision test and have a combination of qualifying education and work experience, with required documentation:

    Minimum Education

    Experience

    10+2 or High School Diploma

    2 Years

    At least 8th Grade

    4 Years

    Less than 8th Grade

    6 Years

    At least 8th Grade with minimum 1 year Vocational education and training in Welding curriculum

    3 Years

    Degree in Engineering, Technology or physical science

    6 Months

     

    AWS-CAWI Three part Examination

    Like AWS-CWI, CAWI also consists of Three parts Exam- A,B and C. To clear the AWS-CAWI exam you have to score minimum marks in each subject and Aggregate as well.

    Sr. No

    CAWI Examination

    No. of Questions

    Min. Percentage Required

    1.

    Part A- Fundamentals

    150

    60%

    2.

    Part B- Practical

    46

    60%

    3.

    Part C-Code Book

    46

    60%

     

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    Minimum marks required to get AWS-CAWI is 60% in aggregate

     

     AWS-CAWI Syllabus

    AWS-CAWI examination consists of three parts:

    (1) Fundamentals

    (2) Practical

    (3) Code Book 

    Examinations will be given as follows, subject to change de­pending on the schedules of guest lecturers and at times when technical demonstrations are held over from one class to the next: 

    Part A: FUNDAMENTALS

    • Welding Processes
    • Heat Control and Metallurgy (carbon and low-alloy steel)
    • Weld Examination
    • Welding Performance
    • Definitions and Terminology
    • Symbols-Welding and NDE
    • Test Methods-NDE
    • Reports and Records
    • Duties and Responsibilities
    • Safety
    • Destructive Test
    • Cutting
    • Brazing
    • Soldering

    PART B: PRACTICAL

    • Procedure and Welder Qualifications
    • Mechanical Test and Properties
    • Welding Inspection and Flaws
    • NDE
    • Utilization of specifications and Drawings

     

    PART C:  CODE BOOK APPLICATIONS

    • API 1104- Welding of Pipelines

     AWS-CAWI Re-Test:

    AWS-CAWI Re-exam is used to be for those candidates who had given the AWS-CAWI exam, but do not qualify for the AWS-CAWI exam.

    Criteria for giving AWS-CAWI Re-exam:

    • If the candidate average score is below 60%, then he has to re-appear for all parts.
    • If the candidate score is 60% or above but he fails in any part then he has to reappear for all parts to get CAWI.

    *Fees for Re-exam will be 900 USD

     AWS-CAWI Renewal

     Unlike CWI or SCWI, CAWI holder can’t renew his CAWI certification. Only way is either he can upgrade his certification to CWI or he can retest for the AWS-CWI all parts with minimum 72% marks in average.

    A person can hold the AWS-CAWI certification for only 3 years.

    • If a person score 60% or above, he gets CAWI certification. If not, then he has to re- appear for the CAWI.
    • If the average score of candidate is 72% or above, then he can upgrade to CWI. He will get CWI after 2 years.
    • If the candidate doesn’t score 72%, then he can’t upgrade to CWI. To get CWI, he has to make fresh application for CWI.

     

    *Upgrade price CAWI to CWI – 500 USD.

  • AWS-SCWI Senior Certified Welding Inspector Traini...

    AWS-Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI) is a renowned certification program of American Welding Society (AWS) other than CWI/CAWI/CWE for welding professionals.

    This course is helpful for those welding professionals who want certification higher than AWS-CWI. To appear for AWS-SCWI requires a candidate must hold AWS-CWI certification for 6 years with 15 years of experience in welding field. 

    Functions of SCWI:

    • AWS-SCWI holder can do inspections & supervise/train one or more CWI and CAWI 
    • AWS-SCWI holder can do audits of vendors and business entities. 
    • AWS-SCWI holder can examine for standard mitigation.

    Benefits to Industry:

    • Able to minimize failure and Recall
    • Helps in gaining sales advantage over overseas & Domestic Competition
    • Save money on Training and testing
    • Amplify product liability protection.
    • Maintain desired level of Quality and Workmanship, while improving productivity and efficiency of your company.

    Do you Qualify for AWS-SCWI?

    Qualification Requirements:
    To appear for AWS-SCWI exam requires AWS-CWI certification for minimum six years, and applicants should also have minimum 15 years work experience in welding industry.

     Experience Requirements:
    SCWI applicants must have direct work involvement in:

    • Design - preparation of plans and drawing for weldments, preparation of inspection procedures, requirements, acceptance criteria.
    • Production - planning, control, and supervision of welding materials, procedures and operations.
    • Construction - employees’ supervision and fabrication or erection of weldments.
    • Quality Control - revealing and measurement of weld discontinuities, procedures, supervision of employees, specification of QC methods, review of QC programs of vendors.
    • Quality Assurance - specification of QA methods, review QA programs of vendors, and conducting audits of vendors.
    • Examination - examination testing, application of visual or other nondestructive evaluation process.
    • Repair - repair of defective welds or supervision of personnel performing repair

    AWS-SCWI 2 Part Exam

    SCWI exam is an open book exam which consists of two parts- A & B each lasting for two hours. Candidates may bring to the examination site only the reference materials listed on page 2 to assist them in taking the examinations.

    Sr. No.

    SCWI Examinations

    No. of Questions

    Min. Percentage Required

    1.

    SCWI Part A & Part B

    200

    72% (144 correct Answer)

    AWS-SCWI Syllabus

    The AWS Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI) is in open book format exam. Candidates may bring to the examination site only the reference materials listed on page 2 to assist them in taking the examinations.

    The SCWI examination consists of two open book examinations, Part A & B each lasting for two hours.

    At Eurotech, we only take examination of SCWI. We don’t provide Training and study material. Candidates can purchase study material online.

     

    Part A – Technical fundamentals:

    • Welding and Allied Processes
    • Heat Control and Metallurgy
    • NDE Fundamentals
    • NDE applicability
    • Destructive Testing

    Part B – Administrative Fundamentals:

    • Welding Procedure Qualifications
    • Welding Personnel Qualifications and Certifications
    • Welding Inspection and NDE personnel
    • Qualification and Certification
    • Quality Assurance
    • Safety programs and Procedures
    • Project Management
    • Personnel Management and Training

    AWS-SCWI Re-Examination

    The SCWI Re-Exam is to be for those persons who have taken the AWS SCWI examination, and did not qualify for the SCWI level.

    SCWI EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST OF BOTH PARTS:

    The SCWI re-examination must be taken WITHIN ONE year following the date of your FIRST exam to keep your application current. AFTER ONE year, following your FIRST exam, you are required to complete a new SCWI Exam Application.

    VISUAL ACUITY RECORD
    Visual Acuity Record that is currently in your certification file cannot be more than 7 months old to the date of your re-exam. If it is beyond 7 months, you will be required to provide a new Visual Acuity Record.

    RE-EXAM FEES

    The fees for re-exam will be same as of INITIAL EXAM i.e. 1000 USD

    VERIFY THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION TO AWS:

    • Complete and sign the application.
    • The address shown in the application is where your documents will be mailed.
    • Visual Acuity Record.
    • Payment included with the application.

    You will be notified 6 weeks AFTER your application has been submitted. Eurotech strongly advise applicants to please allow the 6 weeks processing time so that AWS may efficiently and accurately serve your certification needs.

    AWS-SCWI Renewal Process

    The renewal process is part of continued certification of SCWI according to QC1. It is your responsibility to renew your certification before it expires. You will not be permitted to renew your certification after the expiration date. If you want to recertify your certification, you will be required to test on all parts of the SCWI examination.

    Requirements:

    • All SCWI applicants must have to attest no continuous inactivity two years or greater, of the three-year certification period, in the practice of welding inspection or related activities.
    • Resumes are not acceptable.
    • In addition, you must also provide a current Visual Acuity Record with your application.
    • The Visual Acuity Record cannot be more than 6 months prior to the date of your certification expiration. Eye examinations must also be administered by ophthalmic medical personnel.
    • SCWI certification renewals are limited to two consecutive three year period

    INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC RENEWAL APPLICANTS:

    It is MANDATORY that all applications should be notarized. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this rule. Those applications without proper notarizations will not be processed.

    Documents to be submitted to AWS:

    • Check the suitable box demonstrating the purpose of this application.
    • Complete and sign the application (the address indicated on the application is where your documents will be mailed).
    •  Visual Acuity Record enclosed.
    •  Application must be notarized – Both domestically and internationally.
    •  Payment is included with the application
  • AWS-CWEng Certified Welding Engineer Training Cour...

    About AWS-CWEng

     

    Eurotech apart from AWS CAWI/CWI/SCWI certification also provide CWEng. The AWS Certified Welding Engineer (CWEng.) is a four part examination. Part 1 and 2 must be successfully completed in order to take Part 3 and 4.

     

    The initial two parts of the exam are closed book and cover basic science fundamentals and applied science fundamentals.

    Part- 1 and 2 are each two hour written multiple-choice exams (total time of four hours).

     

    Part 1 is a 35 questions multiple choice exam and Part 2 is a 25 questions multiple choice exam. They are given together and must be passed together. If the candidate fails in one part, only that part must be repeated.

     

    Parts 3 and 4 of the exam are open book examinations on welding related disciplines and practical welding and related applications. They are each three hours in length. (Total time of six hours)

     

    Part 3 is a 45 questions essay exam. Part 4 is a 39 questions multiple choice exam. Candidates who successfully pass Parts 1 and 2 will be invited to sit for these exams and a separate application must be submitted to AWS.

    The exams may be taken at any location where the CWI examinations are given. Candidates are invited to bring any textbooks, articles or codes in their library. Programmable calculators are allowed that do not have audible sounds.

     

    Do you qualify for AWS-CWEng.?

    Individual willing to apply for AWS CWEng shall possess one of the following combinations of education and experience to be eligible for the AWS-CWEng exam. You must meet up one of the conditions below in order to gain access to the examination.

    Educational Qualifications

    Experience

    Individuals with Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Engineering

    Minimum 1 Year of experience

    Individuals with Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Engineering Technology

    Minimum 2 Years  of experience

    Individuals with other related Bachelor of science (B.Sc) degree

    Minimum 5 Years of experience

    Individuals with Associate in Applied science (AAS) degree

    Minimum 10 Years of experience

    Individuals completed High School or equivalent program

    Minimum 15 Years of experience

     

    AWS-CWEng Exam

    AWS-CWEng exam consists of 4 parts i.e. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4. The Minimum marks required for clearing the exam are shown below:

    Examination

    Minimum no. of Questions

    Percentage Required

    Part 1

    35

    60%

    Part 2

    25

    60%

    Part 3

    45

    60%

    Part 4

    39

    60%

    Minimum weighted Percentage for 4 parts

    70%

     

    • First two parts are of qualifying nature, candidates have to pass in each part.
    • Once candidate clears both Part 1 & 2, only then they can apply for the Part 3 & 4.
    • If the candidate fails in one part, only that part must be repeated.

     

    • Parts 3 and 4 of the exam are open book examinations on welding related disciplines and practical welding and related applications.

     

    Fees for CWEng:

    CWEng Exam only Part 1 & Part 2 – 500 USD

    CWEng Exam Only Part 3 & Part 4 – 500 USD

     AWS-CWEng Syllabus

    AWS-CWEng consists of 4 parts examination and the syllabus of each part is:

    Part 1: Basic Science Fundamentals:

    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Chemistry

    Part 2: Applied Science Fundamentals:

    • Strength of Materials
    • Heat Transfer and fluid Mechanics
    • Electricity

    Part 3: Welding Related Disciplines (Essay Exam):

    • NDE/Weld Discontinuities
    • Welding Heat Sources and Arc Physics
    • Welding processes and Control
    • Welding and joining Metallurgy
    • Weld Design
    • Safety
    • Brazing and Soldering

    Part 4: Practical Welding and its Applications:

    It includes:

    Welding safety, weldments design, welding metallurgy, materials, welding process selection, NDE including visual weld inspection, quality assurance, quality control in accordance with codes, specifications, other standards and or drawings.

  • AWS-CWS Certified Welding Supervisor Training Cour...

    At Eurotech we are providing the most respectable and Profitable certification for the Welding professionals i.e. Certified Welding Supervisor (CWS). Certified Welding Supervisor is a well known certification of American Welding Society (AWS) which is applicable all over the world. This certification helps in reducing welding costs, helps increase productivity and profitability, and helps make a company more competitive.

    As a Certified Welding Supervisor (CWS) your personal rewards can be significant as well. You will gain valuable expertise that can increase your career. This certification brings higher pay, better job security and the professional esteem that marks your skills and knowledge as among the industry’s elite.

    Why AWS-CWS (Certified Welding Supervisor) so effective?

    Many supervisors have the ability to improve their productivity significantly, but often lack the full knowledge and supportive skills to truly maximize their welding team’s performance.

    Eurotech AWS-Certified Welding Supervisor (CWS) program is strictly designed to resolve these conditions by:

    • Teaching welding supervisors how to guide their team to work even more productively and successfully.
    • Sharing the body of knowledge among all welding supervisors should know and understand to enhance productivity and improve weld quality.

    Do you qualify for AWS-CWS ?

    In order to qualify for AWS-CWS (Certified Welding Supervisor) program, a candidate shall possess following qualifications:

    a)      Shall be a high school graduate or hold a state or military approved high school equivalency Diploma.

    b)      Shall have a minimum of 3 years of practical welding experience.

    c)      Shall have a 3 years of relevant teaching experience in a trade, technical school, college or university  or

    Employment in manufacturing industry in the position of teaching the welding skills and the application theory. 

    AWS-CWS 2 Part Exam

    To become certified welding supervisor (CWS), applicants shall meet the following examination requirements:

    The AWS-CWS examination is a two part multiple choice question Open book exam in which the candidates have to score minimum 70% correct answers.

    Sr. No.

    Examination

    No of Questions

    Min. % required

    1. 1.     

    Part A- Fundamentals of Welding Supervision

    150

    70% correct answers

           2.

    Part B-Welding Practices & Economics

    30

    70% correct answers

    AWS-Certified Welding Supervisor (CWS) Syllabus

    Like AWS-CWI or other certifications program, Certified Welding Supervisor has also a syllabus which helps the aspirants to make strategy and prepare for the exam and develops skills within the candidates to become a welding good supervisor. The syllabus for the AWS-CWS certification is as follows:

    • Knowledge of Welding Supervision
    • Understandings of drawing and Specifications
    • Knowledge of Base Materials and Welding Materials
    • Familiarity with welding, brazing, cutting equipment, Theory and applications
    • Knowledge of safety requirements
    • Welding Instructions
    • Understanding of welding norms and  production controls
    • Welding Inspection
    • Work report and records
    • Understanding the common applications of welding standards
    • Productivity and Performance

    For reference of books see the Body of knowledge of Certified Welding Supervisor

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