Certified Welding Inspector

The Certified Welding Inspector program is widely recognized, both nationally and internationally, and successful companies have come to rely on this AWS certification when ensuring the highest level of quality workmanship.

Earning you CWI® involves great responsibility and remarkable skill demonstration, but once earned you’ll find it’ll lead you to a career that is engaging and promising on all levels.

If you’re ready to take your exam, you can register today on our Certifications Portal. If you need some additional preparation, we offer several training options outlined below.

Training Options

CWI In-Person Seminar

This comprehensive six-day seminar led by industry experts will provide you with the knowledge to prepare you for the CWI exam.

8-Week Online CWI Seminar

32 hours of online instruction designed to prepare students for all three part of the CWI exam from the comfort of their own homes.

2-Week Online CWI Seminar

This 2 week seminar is conducted in the form of interactive, two-hour online sessions hosted by an AWS instructor and prepares students for all three parts of the CWI exam.

Online Pre-Seminar

This self-paced, online program contains 80 hours of instruction on the fundamentals portion of the AWS Certified Welding Inspector exam.

CWI Part B Seminar

The CWI Part B Seminar consists of three full days of expert instruction that helps prepare candidates for the practical portion of the CWI exam.

CWI 9-Year Recertification

This 7-day seminar was created to eliminate the need for CWIs to take the physical test, and it satisfies the eighty-hour continuing education requirement for recertification.


Custom Seminars

AWS custom on-site training provides a guaranteed combination of superior education plus convenience and affordability.



CWI In-Person Seminar + Exam

CWI In-Person Seminar

In-Person Seminar + Exam

Purchase your in-person seminar and exam at the same time and save more than $250.

CWI Pre-Seminar + In-Person Seminar + Exam

Pre-Seminar + In-Person + Exam

Pre-Seminar + In-Person Seminar + Exam

A comprehensive training package designed to give you the best preparation possible for the CWI exam.

We offer special pricing for training and exam packages purchased on our Certifications Portal.

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