Embark on a comprehensive journey into the world of visual weld inspection with our Weld Inspector: PCN Level 1 course. This course is designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the requirements of applicable standards and develop a strong foundation in general theory. Successful completion of this course can lead to certification through a visual weld inspection approval route.
Please note that candidates aspiring to become certificated as a Visual Welding Inspector under a nationally/internationally recognized qualification scheme can consider pursuing the ASNT Visual approval after attending this course.
The Weld Inspector: PCN Level 1 course covers a wide range of topics to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of visual weld inspection. Key areas of focus include:
The Role of a Visual Welding Inspector: Gain insights into the responsibilities and duties of a visual welding inspector. Understand the crucial role you play in ensuring the quality and integrity of welded components and structures.
Inspection Equipment and the Use of Gauges: Familiarize yourself with various inspection equipment and gauges used in visual weld inspection. Learn proper handling techniques and best practices for accurate measurements and evaluations.
Welding-related Standards and Codes: Explore relevant welding standards and codes to understand the requirements and guidelines for conducting visual inspections. Develop proficiency in interpreting and applying industry-specific standards.
Welding Processes and Terminology: Acquire in-depth knowledge of different welding processes and their associated terminology. Understand the fundamental principles, techniques, and variables involved in each process.
Pre-weld, Pre-heat, and Post-weld Visual Inspection: Learn the importance of visual inspection before, during, and after the welding process. Understand the critical aspects of pre-weld preparation, pre-heat requirements, and post-weld inspection protocols.
Welding Consumables: Explore the various types of welding consumables and their significance in welding operations. Understand how different consumables impact weld quality and the importance of proper selection and handling.
Basic Steel Weld Metallurgy: Gain foundational knowledge of steel weld metallurgy. Understand the basic metallurgical principles and their implications for weld quality and performance.
Welding Defects: Identify and categorize common welding defects encountered during visual inspections. Develop expertise in recognizing and evaluating defects to ensure compliance with quality standards.
Defect Acceptance Levels: Understand the criteria and acceptance levels for welding defects. Learn how to assess and classify defects based on industry standards and specifications.
Safety Issues: Prioritize safety in visual weld inspection. Explore potential hazards, safety protocols, and best practices to maintain a safe working environment.
Fit-ups: Develop skills in assessing and evaluating fit-ups, ensuring proper alignment and joint preparation before welding. Understand the impact of fit-ups on weld quality and structural integrity.
Our Weld Inspector: PCN Level 1 course provides a solid foundation for individuals aspiring to pursue a career in visual weld inspection. By gaining certification at this level, you demonstrate your commitment to quality assurance and contribute to the integrity of welded structures.
Join us on this educational journey and unlock new opportunities for professional growth in the field of welding inspection. Enroll in our Weld Inspector: PCN Level 1 course today and take the first step towards building a successful career as a visual welding inspector