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Online/Blended - IIW International Welding Inspector Basic (IWI-B)

The IWI-B course is a globally recognised International Institute of Welding (IIW) qualification. This course provides general knowledge of welding, inspection theory and application, including: 

  • Non destructive testing
  • Mechanical and visual inspection techniques, 
  • Inspection procedures and acceptance criteria, 
  • Identification of weld imperfections
As a Welding Inspector, you will play an important part in ensuring that welded components comply with the appropriate International or Australian Standards, codes and client specifications. You may also be responsible for ensuring that documentation, procedures and welder qualifications (required to demonstrate compliance) are in place and adhered to.

The IWI-B is an online course ran over 5 weeks. This course will include a mix of pre-recorded material, live online lectures, and other learning resources. The combined learning resources will cover all the topics outlined in the schedule.

The Full Schedule and Course contents can be found HERE 


Training Pathway 1 (TP1): Hold an IIW International Welding Practitioner, Trade in Welding or equivalent i.e. Cert III in Engineering (Fabrication).

Training Pathway 2 (TP2): Professional worker or person having relevant experience in metal working profession.

  • To Apply via TP2 please follow the link HERE, download and return the completed form for assessment.

Costs (including GST)

Members: $2,100.00

Non Members: $2,375.00

Exams are not conducted as part of the course but are required to be booked separately.

Please see Examination Fees HERE 


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