ID No. 0000047741: Welding Inspector – Basic Level (TÜV)

Certification Program Title:Welding Inspector – Basic Level (TÜV)
Admission Requirements:
  • Completion of TÜV Rheinland preparatory course in Welding Technology and Welding Inspection - module for Basic Level, recognized by the TUV Rheinland certification body.
  • Admission to the exam is granted on 90% attendance of the teaching units
  • Graduated in an Engineering field, or
  • Qualified as Welding Engineer, Welding Technologist or Welding Specialist with two years experience
Examination Components:
  • Written exam (multiple choice and open questions)
  • Oral exam
  • Practical exam
Required Competencies:

In the examination participants prove their knowledge in the following areas for welding inspection -  Basic level:

  • NDT, mechanical testing
  • Material and metalurgic specification
  • Consumables specification
  • Technical drawing
  • Welding procedure specification
  • Welding inspection procedures and acceptance criteria
  • Identification of welding defects
Recertification:

Requirements for recertification:

  • renew after 3 years without examination
  • Proof of eye test

Requirements for recertification after further 3 years:

  • Portfolio test to verify  evidence of continuing professional development and,
  • Pass 60% of written recertification test to verify welding technology knowledge and,
  • Practical test to verify knowledge of inspection of welded joints.
Cooperation Partner:http://www.tuvitalia.com
Currently implemented in:Italy