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AWS QC2 1993 Edition, January 1, 1993
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Superseded By: AWS B5.2
Recommended Practice for the Training, Qualification and Certification of Welding Inspector Specialist and Welding Inspector Assistant
Additional Comments: CNCL S/S BY AWS B5.2
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This recommended practice establishes the minimum requirements for the employer training, qualification and certification of the Welding Inspector Specialist and Welding Inspector Assistant. The employer is responsible for the training, testing, examination and certification of the inspectors.

This recommended practice has been developed by AWS to aid employers in identifying the basic factors in training, qualifying and certifying personnel performing welding inspection for a specific company or project.

In developing the written practice (see Art. 6.0), the employer shall review the detailed recommendations presented herein and should incorporate them into the practice.

An AWS Certified Welding Inspector or Certified Associate Welding Inspector may perform the duties of the WIS or WIA, respectively, without qualification and certification under this recommended practice.