To achieve the CSA W178.2 Level 1 Welding Inspector Certification. It is also the objective of this course to prepare exam candidates to write the ASME B31.3 code endorsement exam as part of this certification.
Inspectors, NDE examiners, Alberta Welding Examiners, experienced welders, welding supervisors, quality control personnel, technologists, and engineers who want to obtain the CSA W178.2 Level 1 welding inspector certification.
We provide over $1,000 in cost savings by providing you with a notebook to keep and having weld samples and toolkits available for use in class. Textbooks and toolkits are mandatory additional purchases with some of our competitors, but they are all included in our price.
This course is approved by the Canadian Welding Bureau to qualify exam candidates for exemption from the closed-book Welding Inspection exam of the CSA W178.2 Level 1 Welding Inspector Certification. To qualify for exemption, students must:
CASTI is recognized by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs), under the ANSI/IACET 1-2013 Standard, for good practices and quality continuing education and training programs.
Each participant will receive a CASTI certificate of completion with 4.8 CEUs for attending all 6 days of the classroom training. An additional 4.0 CEUs will be awarded for the completion of the pre-classroom online lessons prior to the course start date.
This course includes 13 days* of training as described below:
Estimated 5 Days*
Pre-classroom Online Available
May 1-28, 2017
held May 29 to June 3, 2017
Including 1/2 Day Review
Session and Exemption Exam
Estimated 2 Days*
Post-classroom Online Available from June 4, 2017
* Estimates are based on the average time needed by previous students to complete online training. Your personal skill and experience levels will determine the actual time required to complete this work. Previous students took between 15-55 hours (2-7 days) to complete the online lesson work.
The online study work is an integral part of this training course and must all be submitted with an average mark of 70% or more to receive course completion recognition and full CEU credits. Once practice exams and lessons are completed, students can reset them for further study and practice.Click here for more information about the CASTI Learning Advantage (CLA)
All participants must have a copy of CSA Standard W178.2 and a copy of the ASME B31.3 (2014 Edition) code document for the code endorsement to complete this course. The ASME B31.3 (2014 Edition) code can be purchased from CASTI at a special discounted rate. A course notebook will be provided to all participants by CASTI.
Bruce Cormier graduated from NAIT Materials Engineering Technology program in 1981, and started with Nova Gas Transmission where he worked as a Quality Control Technologist responsible for the quality control system of the Spruce Grove fabrication shop. The fabrication shop produced and installed meter stations, mainline block valve assemblies, scraper trap assemblies and compressor station yard piping. In 2004, Bruce began with GRB Enterprises, where he worked as a welding examiner, along with developing and performing the mechanical tests for ASME and CSA welding procedures. Since 2014, Bruce has been working at CLAC as a welding examiner and instructor.
Bruce is a Registered Engineering Technologist with ASET (07890), an ABSA registered Welding Examiner (E-00252) and is a CSA W178.2 Level 3 Certified Welding Inspector (3094). He is also the Canadian Welding Association National Advisory Council Chair for the 2013-2015 term.