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Weld Inspector 1

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Lavender International's Weld Inspection Level 1 training provides a comprehensive understanding of the basic concepts and skills required for entry-level weld inspection. The course covers the following topics:

  • Role and Responsibilities of Weld Inspector Level 1
  • Specific duties and responsibilities of a weld inspector
  • Basic use of welding inspection equipment
  • Knowledge of welding-related standards and specifications
  • Weld Terminology
  • Types of joint
  • Types of weld
  • Types of joint preparation
  • Weld zone terms
  • Weld positions
  • Welding processes
  • Welding Procedures
  • Essential features of a welding procedure
  • Welder approvals
  • Basic understanding of recognizing different welding processes such as:
  • Oxy-gas welding
  • Manual metal arc (MMA) welding
  • Metal inert gas (MIG) and metal active gas (MAG) welding
  • Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding
  • Plasma arc welding
  • Submerged arc welding
  • Thermal Cutting
  • Basic understanding of recognizing thermal cutting processes such as:
  • Flame cutting
  • Electric arc cutting
  • Materials
  • Inspection points
  • Size (thicknesses, lengths, and diameters)
  • Types (grade; composition against specifications)
  • Cleanliness and surface condition for welding
  • Weld Imperfections
  • Terminology
  • Weld imperfections
  • Correct identification of weld imperfections
  • Classification and significance of imperfections
  • Imperfections acceptance levels
  • Stress and distortion
  • Inspection Techniques and Equipment
  • Inspection techniques and equipment used in weld inspection
  • Specific duties of welding inspection equipment
  • Arc Welding Safety
  • Statutory health and safety requirements and practices
  • Protection against:
  • Heat and light
  • Electric shock
  • Fumes and gases

This course is suitable for individuals who want to gain a fundamental understanding of weld inspection and prepare for Weld Inspection Level 1 certification. Lavender International uses the most recent resources including Study Guides, Handbooks, and Question and Answers from organizations such as ASNT and BINDT.

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About this institute

Institute Name : Lavender International

Language : English

Charge : Paid

Location : UK office – Penistone

Mode : Hybrid

Lavender International NDT Consultancy Services Ltd is a leading provider of NDT training, examinations, and level 3 consultancy services to clients across various industries such as Aerospace, Renewables, Automotive, and Oil and Gas worldwide. We are accredited by major NDT organizations and provide training and examination programs that comply with internationally recognized central and employer-based certification schemes. Our training centers are located in Penistone, Sheffield, the AMP Technology Centre in Rotherham, and Houston, Texas, USA. We also provide on-site training globally and support programs in Greece, South Africa, Canada, and the UK.

Lavender International has been an employee-owned business since 2015, and this means that each of our employees is a co-owner and is equally motivated to ensure that the students we train have the best experience, and the companies we work with have optimum support. Our employees are committed to delivering quality services that are flexible and reliable. We take pride in our core values of Quality, Flexibility, and Trust, which underpin everything we do, and set us apart as a leading provider of NDT services. Our unique approach is often referred to as "The Lavender Way."

Our courses cover a wide range of NDT methods, including Introduction to NDT, Visual Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Phased Array Testing, Time of Flight Diffraction, Radiographic Testing, Advanced Radiography, Eddy Current Testing, Weld Inspector, High-Temperature Hydrogen Attack, Material Evaluation, and Correspondence Courses.

For more information, please contact us at our UK office at 01226 765769 or email us at For our US clients, please email or call us at (1) 281-984-7023.

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