Over view program on AWS D1.1 (Structural Welding Code for Steel) for Welding Procedure & Welder/ operator qualification

Course Objectives

This course will help delegate to understand basic requirements for WPS qualification and the performance qualification in terms of tests required along with range of  qualification, which they can use in day to day activities of structural steel welding.

Course Feature

This introductory course provides the basic  understanding and interpretation of requirements for the  content of welding procedure specifications and  requirements for qualification testing of welders for welding of steel structures.

Who should attend ?
  • Welding Coordinators, Welding Engineers, Welding Supervisors, 
  • QA/QC Personal
  • Representative of Inspection agencies
  • Representative of welded structural fabricators
Course Contents
  • General Requirements
  1. Limitations
  2. Definitions
  3. Responsibilities
  4. Approval
  5. Welding Symbols
  6. Joint Configuration and Details
  • Prequalification of WPSs
  1. Welding Processes
  2. Minimum Preheat and Inter-pass Temperature Requirements
  3. Limitation of WPS Variables
  4. Common Requirements of PJP and CJP Groove Welds
  5. PJP Requirements
  6. CJP Groove Weld Requirements
  7. Fillet Weld Requirements
  8. Post weld Heat Treatment


  • A) Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) Qualification
  1. Weld Types for WPS Qualification
  2. Essential Variables
  3. Methods of Testing and Acceptance Criteria
  4. Range of qualification
  • B) Performance Qualification
  1. Type of Qualification Tests Required
  2. Essential Variables
  3. Methods of Testing and Acceptance Criteria for Welder and Welding Operator Qualification
  4. Range of qualification



Tutor having excellent experience of working in the industry shall conduct this training.


Softcopy Certificate of successful attendance shall be issued to all the delegates who attend entire duration of the course.


3 Hours