Welding qualifications are indispensable in the quality assurance during the construction of pressure retaining parts and vessels by welding. This introductory course provides the understanding of Essential, Non-essential, Supplementary Essential Variables and effect of material, thickness, PWHT, Impact properties on qualification range, also preparation of PQR / WPS for use in construction for commonly used welding processes GTAW & SMAW.

Course Objectives

This course help delegate to understand welding variables, their effect on range of qualification and preparation of PQR / WPS for use in construction.

Date and Time

Date : 5th June 2020

Time : 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm

Who should attend ?

  • QA / QC, Production, Welding Engineers and Manager,
  • Representatives of Inspection agencies
  • Representative of Pressure Vessels Manufacturers
  • Representatives of industry who use welding as joining process

Course Contents

- Introduction of ASME Section IX

- 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-253 and Table QW-256
  • Understanding of Welding Data as per QW-253 and QW 256 and preparation of PQR / WPQ

- Article III Welding Performance Qualifications

- Qualification Test Coupons

- Retests and Renewal of Qualification

- Welding Variables for Welders 


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


3 Hours

Registration Fees

Rs. 1500/- + 18 % GST Only

Registration and Payment 

Registration with confirmed payment will be closed 2 Hours before the scheduled time of Webinar.

Cancellation Policy

In case of schedule cancellation by the delegate, fees will be non-refundable.