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The integrity and performance of welded and brazed joints are critically dependent on the skill and knowledge of the individual welder or brazer. In order to ensure that welders and brazers are working at the required level, it is essential that their examiners are competent.

Designed for experienced welders and brazers who seek to demonstrate their ability to understand and apply, industry recognised standards and specifications in the assessment permanent joining personnel.

The CSWIP Welding Examiner, CSWIP Welding Examiner for Vehicle Repair and CSWIP Brazing Examiner provide internationally recognised competence assurance for personnel performing welder or brazer qualification testing.

Certification of Welding Examiners for the Approval of Welder Qualifications in accordance with the Relevant Standard

CSWIP-WEX-23-13, 3rd Edition, December 2018

Certification of Brazing Examiners

CSWIP-BE-21-12, 1st Edition, November 2012

Certification of Welding Examiners for Vehicle Repair in the Automotive Sector

CSWIP-ATA-22-12, 2nd Edition, April 2012


All CSWIP applicants and certificate holders are required to comply with the CSWIP rules.


Renewal and Recertification

Details of how to renew and/or recertify your CSWIP Examiners certificate can be found on our dedicated renewal page.


Approved Training Bodies

If you would like to find a training provider offering these courses in your area, please view our list of Approved Training Providers and contact them for further details.

List of Approved Training Providers

Certified Welder Training Organisations

CSWIP Welding Examiners often work in CSWTO certified training providers.


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