Understanding of welding variables, Tests and Preparation of WPS as per ASME Section IX for GTAW and SMAW processes

Understanding of welding variables, Tests and Preparation of WPS as per ASME Section IX for GTAW and SMAW processes


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 : 17th Oct 2021

Time : 10:00 AM to 1:00 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 24 Hours before the scheduled time of Webinar.

Cancellation Policy

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