Welding Qualification- ASME Code Section IX

Course Objectives

The course covers fundamental requirements as per Welding Qualifications ASME BPV Code Section IX.

Course Feature

This is an introductory course that provides a basic understanding & interpretation of ASME Section IX - Welding Qualifications Code and its related ASME construction codes.

Who should attend ?

This course is intended for QA/QC Personnel, Welding Engineer, Welding Supervisors, TPIA Inspectors and personnel dealing with welding activities.

Course Contents

- ASME Section IX & other Construction Code Interrelationship

- Article I- Part QG Welding Requirements

  • WPS, PQR, and WPQ
  • Essential, Non-essential & supplementary essential variables
  • Test Positions - QW-120 and QW-130
  • Types and Purposes of Tests and Examinations - QW-140
  • Tension Test - QW-150
  • Guided-Bend Tests - QW-160

- Article II - Welding Procedure Qualifications - QW-200 - General

  • Welding Procedure Specifications (WPS) - QW-200.1
  • Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) - QW-200.2(a)
  • WPS Variables - Tables QW-250

- Article III Welding Performance Qualifications

  • Qualification Test Coupons
  • Retests and Renewal of Qualification
  • Welding Variables for Welders

- Article IV - Welding Data

  • Base Metals and P-Numbers (P-No.) - QW-420, QW-424, Table QW-422
  • F-Number (F-No.) - QW-430 and Table QW-432
  • WPS Qualification Thickness Limits - QW-451.1



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


Softcopy of Certificate of Participation will be issued on attending entire duration of Webinar.


3 Hours