ASME B31.3 Code Exam Preparation for CSA W178.2

Online Course with e-Instructor Support

Earn: 20 CPD hours
Price: $695


To prepare exam candidates to write the ASME B31.3 code endorsement (Standard/Code) exam for CSA W178.2 Welding Inspectors (Level 1, 2, and 3).

Why Should I Attend

CSA W178.2 limits inspectors to work within their specific code endorsement certifications. Additional code endorsements strengthen professional credentials and allows additional job opportunities by widening the inspector's scope of qualification. CASTI is the only trainer that offers online exam preparation for ASME code endorsements.

Who Should Attend

Exam candidates who are preparing for their CSA W178.2 welding inspector certification exam or certified CSA W178.2 welding inspectors who want to obtain an additional code endorsement certification. The examination is administered by the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB). All exam candidates must apply directly with CWB to write the exam.

CASTI Learning Advantage (CLA) Online Training with e-Instructor Support

This course includes 20 hours* of training as described in the Course Outline below.

* 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 10-18 hours to complete the online lesson work.

Online Study Components
Course Length

Online lessons are available for six months from the date of registration.

Course Outline

The following topics are covered as they relate to the CSA W178.2 Code Endorsement Exam:

Product Category and Standard/Code (Industrial Pipe: ASME B31.3 Process Piping)
  • Design Conditions and Criteria
  • Pressure Design of Components
  • Materials Requirements
  • Welding
  • Preheating
  • Heat Treatment
  • Inspection
  • Examination
  • Testing
  • Preparation for 2 hour exam (45 multiple choice questions)

Required Code Documents

The ASME B31.3 code document is required to complete this course. If you do not have a copy, the ASME B31.3 code can be purchased from CASTI.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours

A digital certification of completion will be issued upon successful completion of the course with an overall average score of 50% or greater. Completion of the online self-study content, in full, will allow individuals to earn 20 CPD hours. Note: CPD (Continuing Professional Development) hours are equivalent to PDH (Professional Development Hours).

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Getting Started: Online Training Course with e-Instructor Support

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