This certification enables welders to prove their capability as welders for destructive and non destructive testing procedures. The Testing Procedure involves the welder making a weld that is then tested by an Inspector, to ensure the weld conforms to a particular Code, Standard, or written Welding Procedure Specification. In a typical welding Test or Certification, the welder must weld following a set of written instructions contained in the Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) to produce the Weld Specimen for testing.
The test may involve the following steps:
Ensure the proper safety equipment and welding supplies.
Set the welding parameters on the welding machine.
Ensure the appropriate supplies are available.
Obtain the appropriate supplies and metal pieces to be w