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Welding Symbols for Inspectors


Release Date:  November 9, 2018
Delivery: Online
Presentation Style:  Documentary
Continuing Education Qualification:  AI Commission, B Endorsement, PEI ASME Construction
Approximate Time:  2.9 hours

Synopsis: This course is designed to provide an overview of welding symbols with an emphasis on how important it is to accurately interpret them.This course describes and explains welding symbols applied to engineering drawings that an Authorized Inspector will use to verify actions, calculations, records, or personnel qualifications.

Real-life examples of how inspectors can apply their knowledge of welding symbols to enhance their job performance and accuracy is provided as a wrap-up to this training.

Note: This course is based on AWS A2.4.

 

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Welding Symbols for Inspectors, is an online course designed to provide an overview of welding symbols with an emphasis on how important it is to accurately interpret them. This course describes and explains welding symbols applied to engineering drawings that an Authorized Inspector will use to verify actions, calculations, records, or personnel qualifications.

Real-life examples of how inspectors can apply their knowledge of welding symbols to enhance their job performance and accuracy is provided as a wrap-up to this training.

Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, students will be able to:  

  • Recall the basic welding terms and definitions according to ASME Section IX.
  • Identify situations where the Authorized Inspector (AI) will use welding symbols to assist in execution of their ASME and National Board required duties and responsibilities.
  • Utilize the AWS A2.4 welding symobl protocol to recognize and identify construction requirements as depicted on engineering drawings and verified within specification packages.

Reference Materials
Although not required, each student may find it helpful to have the following materials (currently mandated edition):

  • AWS A2.4:2012, Standard Symbols for Welding, Brazing, and Nondestructive Examination
  • ASME Section VIII, Div. 1, 2, and 3, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels
  • ASME Section IX, Qualification Standard for Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Procedures; Welders; Brazers; and Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Operators

Note: ASME Code and Standards may be ordered through the ASME website.

Criteria for Successful Completion
As a minimum, for a National Board Certificate of Completion to be issued, students must:

  • actively participate in all online course interactions
  • respond to all knowledge check questions