How to Become a Welding Inspector? AWS/CWI Training and Examination Provided by SGS

Caracas, Venezuela (PressExposure) March 11, 2009 -- As an authorized agent of the American Welding Society (AWS) since 2005, SGS offers Certified Welding Inspectors (CWI) seminars and examinations on behalf of AWS, and trains welding inspectors in five Latin American countries.

The training program prepares candidates for the AWS Certified Welding Inspector examination. Participants receive comprehensive welding inspection education and practical experience in welding processes and procedures. This training includes, among other topics, welding inspection technology and visual inspection workshops.

The AWS/CWI course schedule for 2009 is as follows: Columbia - Bogota, 20-25 April, 6-11 July, 30 November to 5 December; Peru - Lima, 16-21 March; Ecuador - Quito, 25-30 May; Panama - Panama City, 11-17 May; Venezuela - Caracas, 2-8 March, 13-19 July, 9-13 November.

The AWS/CWI Certification is recognized and accepted worldwide in the welding industry as it represents the quality of skills and knowledge in the field of welding.

SGS not only provides AWS Certified Welding Inspector Training and Examination but also provides Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Training Courses and Certification Services as well as NDT Services. Non-Destructive Testing is a term used to describe the method of testing and inspecting materials or products for defects without damaging or destroying the items, for example with Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD), which is a widely-used tool for flaw detection in welds, or with Dye-Penetrant Examination (PE) to detect welds.

About SGS Industrial Services

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 55,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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Press Release Submitted On: March 10, 2009 at 2:31 pm
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