Exams for both a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) and a Certified Welding Educator (CWE) are identical. However, the Part C - Code Book portion is not required for CWE certification. The CWI and CWE certifications may be earned simultaneously.
Please visit the Certified Welding Inspector Certification webpage to access the CWI/CWE Exam Application. It is mandatory that you submit the CWE Welding Instructor Credentials form along with the completed CWI/CWE Exam Application.
CURRENT SCWI, CWI and CAWI If you are a current SCWI, CWI or CAWI, and you meet the Certified Welding Educator criteria outlined below, no testing is required for the CWE certification. Simply:
Complete the CWE Short Form Application
Teach full or part-time in a classroom environment
Maintain a valid welder certificate
Obtain a written recommendation from your teaching supervisor that attests to your teaching qualifications and ability