More than 35,000 welding inspectors worldwide are certified by AWS. In Saudi Arabia, a qualified candidate can take an exam to become an AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) by taking an examination at an authorized international agent. The examination is given in three parts. There is a written test in welding fundamentals, a practical exam utilizing inspection tools to work with weld specimens, and an open-book written exam on applying your choice of seven welding code books.

Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) examinations are conducted in the region by:

Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) examinations are conducted elsewhere in the region by:

Manufacturing or fabrication facilities can be certified by AWS. Please contact:

Emil Pagoaga
(800) 443-9353 ext 448

List of current AWS Certified Welding Fabricators in the region: www.aws.org/certification/CWF/fabricators.html

Online training as an AWS Certified Welding Sales Representative or Certified Welding Inspector can be taken via the Internet at http://awo.aws.org