Attendees that complete all four webinar sessions and earn a passing score on the final exam will earn 8 PDHs or 0.8 CEUs.
- Provide an overview of essential welding documents, such as WPSs, PQRs, and WQTRs
- Discuss the mechanical properties of metal and the relevant destructive test methods required for PQR approval
- Explain strategies for writings WPSs and PQRs and how to approach the review process with clients
- Explain how to qualify welders and welding operators
Each live webinar is composed of 2-hour sessions spread across 4 days.
Tuesdays and Thursdays; 6-8pm ET
November 9 – 18
Garry A Pace -PE/CWI has a BS in Welding Engineering from Montana School of Mines in Butte Montana. Mr. Pace has worked as a welding engineer in a number of industries over the last two and a half decades, ranging from manufacturing, boiler and pressure vessels, heavy construction, DOE nuclear as well as the oil and gas industries.
In his roles in those industries, Mr. Pace has spent the majority of his time involved in the writing and review of Welding Procedure Specifications, Procedure Qualification Records as well as the training and qualification of welders to a number of different welding codes.
Mr. Pace is currently employed as a welding instructor for the Alief ISD Center for Advanced Careers as well as working as a welding engineering consultant.
Peter Kinney is a Senior Welding Engineer at Sandia National Laboratories. He has been a welding engineer for 17 years and a professional engineer in multiple states with a Master’s degree in Welding Engineering from The Ohio State University. Besides being an engineer, he is a CWI, NACE CIP Level III and an ASNT VT Level III. Peter has been in multiple different industries ranging from heavy civil structures, subsea pipelines and equipment, offshore structures, refinery piping to nuclear reactors and the Department of Energy weldments. Having worked on multiple continents in different types of projects, Peter is well versed in dealing with varying welding issues. He is currently the Chair of the Inspection Committee for D1, a member of the Fabrication, Strengthening and Repair and Steel Committees.
Aluminum Welding for Fabricators, Inspectors, & Engineers
This live webinar covers all aspects of aluminum welding, with a focus on weldment design, fabrication, and inspection. The webinar also takes a detailed look at how to properly qualify aluminum welding procedures and personnel.
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This online course provides a comprehensive overview of welding procedure specifications (WPS) and their supporting procedure qualification records (PQR).