Eligibility Qualification & Experience requirements
The candidate must possess NWICS – Standard level or equivalent certification along with
||Class X (With Sc. &Math) / ITI (Mech.)
||10 Yrs. Industrial experience out of which 5 yrs in welding area / inspection /NDT of welds
||IWS /IWIP(S) / Class XII ( with Sc & Maths )
||5 Yrs. Industrial experience out of which 3 yrs in welding technology / inspection / NDT of welds
||BSc /Diploma in Engg. / IWT
||3 Yrs. Industrial experience out of which 2 yrs in welding technology / inspection / NDT of welds
||MSc/BE/IWE / IWIP (C)
||2 Yrs. Industrial experience out of which 1 yr in welding technology / inspection / NDT of welds
Role and functions of Welding Inspectors – Advanced level
- Supervise the activities of Welding Inspectors – Basic and Standard levels
- Independently carry out the following functions
- All functions carried out by a Welding Inspector – Basic level and Standard level in addition
- Verify base material and filler material compatibility
- Witness procedure qualification test including testing of specimen and verify compliance with WPQRs, WPSs.
- Conduct Welders Qualification tests and qualify the same against applicable standards for conventional welding processes. (e.g. arc welding processes, steels, Al. alloys etc.)
- Write Welding Procedures Specifications (WPS) & Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ)
- Prepare visual inspection, NDT and Destructive testing (DT) requirements
- Identification of weld defects and determination of their acceptability including Radiographic film interpretation for carbon, low alloy and stainless steels.
- Final acceptance and certification that all requirements specified for the weldment have been met
- Prepare welding inspection quality assurance plans, audit and surveillance plans along with documentation and control requirements.
- Maintenance of comprehensive inspection reports
- Training and evaluation of Welding Inspectors – Standard level
- Provide technical leadership and guidance to team of Welding Inspectors
1) ANB India conducts an examination comprising of theory, practical and viva-voce to determine a candidate’s knowledge & competence.
2) ANB India suggests that candidates undergo a training program at an ANB India Approved Training Partner (ATP), at the appropriate level as preparation for appearing for the examinations.
3) The examinations are conducted at ANB India Approved Testing Centres (ATC) by ANB India Authorised Examiners.
1. Comprises of Theory, Practical & Viva-voice examinations
Theory – 100 marks / pass marks 65
Practical – 100 marks / pass marks 65
Viva-voce – 100 marks / pass marks 65
Theory – 40%
Practical – 40%
Viva-voce – 20%
3. Minimum aggregate Pass Marks – 70%