Visual Inspection Fundamentals

General Description

The Visual Inspection Fundamentals badge indicates that an individual has mastered the knowledge points listed below. AWS WeldLink badges denote an individual’s qualifications and level of education, knowledge, or skills in specific subject areas.


Knowledge Points

This badge encompasses knowledge of the visual inspection process that includes but is not limited to:

  • Principles of visual inspection
  • Welding discontinuities
  • Visual inspection performed before welding
  • Visual inspection performed during welding
  • Visual inspection performed after welding
  • Visual inspection equipment
  • Visual inspection applications
  • Visual inspection advantages and limitations

How to Earn This Badge

Complete the requirements for any one of the following options to earn this badge:

 

Certifications

Obtain one of the following certifications:

  • Certified Welding Inspector
  • Certified Welding Supervisor
  • Certified Welding Educator

 

Seminars

Successfully complete any one of the following AWS seminars:

  • Certified Welding Inspector Seminar
  • Certified Welding Supervisor Seminar

 

Online Quiz

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Resources

The following resources can help you obtain the knowledge needed to earn the Visual Inspection Fundamentals badge:

Common Careers

Many of the individuals who have earned the Visual Inspection Fundamentals badge are working as:

  • Welding Inspectors
  • Welding Supervisors
  • Welding Educators
     

Related Industries

Many of the individuals who have earned the Visual Inspection Fundamentals badge are employed in the following industries:

  • Shipbuilding
  • Construction
  • Oil & Gas