Destructive Testing

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Member: $300
Non-member: $400

Access to Course Materials

Course – 30 days
Exam – 10 more days

Course Length

Approximately 7 hours

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Destructive Testing

The Principles and Performance of Commonly Used Destructive Tests

Destructive testing is an essential part of ensuring the integrity and performance of the welds used to manufacture everything from cars, planes, and ships to bridges, buildings, and pipelines. Destructive testing methods are also used for applications such as welding procedure qualification, welder performance qualification testing, and material verification. This engaging online course describes the material properties of metals that can be evaluated with destructive testing, as well as the principles and performance of the most common destructive tests used in the welding industry. Click on the Course Modules tab below to see a list of the topics covered.


BENEFITS

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Approximately 7 hours of instruction divided into 17 easily manageable modules.

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Participants can access the course 24/7 from any computer with an internet connection.

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Pause, advance, and rewind navigation features give users complete control over their learning experience.

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Audio narration, animated graphics and video footage make even the most complex topics engaging and easy-to-understand.

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Interactive elements, practice problems, and quizzes facilitate the mastery of concepts and measure content retention.

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Course content was developed by industry experts and AWS learning professionals.

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Users can speak to an AWS instructor during the optional weekly question and answer teleconference.

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AWS customer support Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST.

COURSE MODULES

MODULE 1 – Introduction to Destructive Testing

MODULE 2 – Strength

MODULE 3 – Ductility

MODULE 4 – Strength Testing I

MODULE 5 – Strength Testing II

MODULE 6 – Strength Testing III

MODULE 7 – Hardness

MODULE 8 – Hardness Testing

MODULE 9 – Toughness

MODULE 10 – Toughness Testing

MODULE 11 – Fatigue I

MODULE 12 – Fatigue II

MODULE 13 – Fatigue Testing

MODULE 14 – Soundness

MODULE 15 – Chemical Properties

MODULE 16 – Corrosion Testing

MODULE 17 – Metallographic Testing

FAQs

How much do I need to know before taking this course?

No previous knowledge is required. This course presents destructive testing concepts in clear, easy-to-understand language and easily digestible chunks of information. We start at the beginning, explain every term and topic, and provide practice questions to ensure you understand the material.

Who should take this course?

The AWS online Destructive Testing course is ideal for both students and welding professionals involved in inspection, supervision, or quality control.

How long do I have to complete this course?

Participants have access to the course content 24 hours a day for a period of 30 days from the date of registration. After this 30-day period, participants will have an additional 10 days to pass the completion exam. The exam can be activated before the end of the 30-day period if the participant has completed all the modules.

Does this course include a completion exam?

Yes. Upon completion of the final course module, participants are prompted to take an exam designed to evaluate their comprehension of the subject matter. The completion exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and must be completed within a 90-minute period. Participants who do not attain the 75% passing score may attempt to retake the exam a second time. Participants who attain a score of 75% or more on the completion exam earn an AWS Certificate of Completion and 7 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). The AWS Certificate of Completion can be downloaded and printed directly from the webpage.

Do I need to purchase any other materials?

No. All the materials and resources necessary to complete the course objectives are included.

Do I receive Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for completing this course?

Yes. Participants that receive a score of 75% or above on the Completion Exam will receive an AWS Certificate of Completion and 7 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

Can I use these Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for recertification?

Yes. Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned through AWS online courses and virtual conferences can be applied towards recertification provided the PDHs are earned during the certification period.

Will this course help prepare me for the Certified Welding Inspector Exam?

Yes. The Certified Welding Inspector Fundamentals Exam (Part A) contains questions concerning the topics covered in this seminar. This course is designed to help prepare participants for this section of the exam.

What platforms and devices can I use to view AWS Learning online courses?

You must be connected to the internet to access AWS Learning online courses. AWS supports the most recent versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer. Courses can be viewed on desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones. Note, however, that a high speed internet connection and large screen offer a better user experience.

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