Welding Appreciation Courses

WIM organises and conducts ‘Welding Appreciation’ courses with support from our affiliate company TWI, the world’s largest training organisation in welding, welding inspection and non-destructive testing.

Seven 'Welding Appreciation' Courses have been designed for those who wants to have basic knowledge and understanding of

  • Arc welding processes
  • Quality assurance and control in welding
  • Welding metallurgy
  • Safety in welding & cutting processes
  • Blasting and Painting
  • Welding qualifications and specifications
  • Fatigue of welded structures
These courses are developed to service all key industrial sectors including oil & gas, fabrication, construction, power, aerospace, automotive and manufacturing.

Three of these courses have been approved by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) for the 'Contractor Continuous Development' (CCD) program where points are awarded to employees of CIDB registered construction companies who attend these courses.

Welding Appreciation Courses

Course Schedule 2015

No. Course Name Duration
(Days)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1 Appreciation of Welding Processes & Quality 2 20&21 8&9 2&3 21&22
2 Basic Welding and Cutting Processes Workshop 2   10&11 13&14 12&13 3&4
3 Appreciation of Welding Metallurgy 2   1&2   29&30  
4 Safety in Welding and Cutting Processes 1 22 12 7 14   3
5 Introduction to Blasting and Painting 2 22     22&23   14&15 16&17  
6 Appreciation of Welding Qualifications & Specifications 2       1&2      
7 Fatigue of Welded Structures 2     29&30        


All courses : Claimable under HRDF @ PSMB
Course Fees
Course 1), 2) and 3) : RM1100.00 per participant
Course 4): RM550.00 per participant
Course 5): RM1200.00 per participant
Course 6) and 7) : RM2200.00 per participant
(10% discount for WIM members)
CIDB approved

Course 1) CCD points: 20 points
Ref No. CIDBSL/C/2015/0124 (for course on 2 & 3 June 2015)

Course 2) CCD points: 20 points
Ref No. CIDBSL/C/2015/0126 (for course on 13 & 14 May 2015)
Ref No. CIDBSL/C/2015/0125 (for course on 12 & 13 Aug 2015)

Course 4) CCD points: 10 points
Ref No. CIDBSL/C/2015/0123 (for course on 7 May 2015)
Ref No. CIDBSL/C/2015/0122 (for course on 14 Aug 2015)

CourseTime: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: No.1, Jalan Utarid U5/13
  Mah Sing Integrated Industrial Park
  Bandar Pinggiran Subang, Section U5
  40150 Shah Alam
  Selangor Darul Ehsan
Description of courses :

1) Appreciation of Welding Processes & Quality
This 2 day course is designed to give people who are not directly involved in welding technology to have basic knowledge and understanding of welding processes and quality so as to assist them in their decision making responsibilities or when making judgments. This course basically covers the following:

Objectives
  • Knowledge and understanding of the common welding processes
  • Understand the common welding terminologies and definitions
  • Knowledge of the various types of welding consumables and equipment used in the above processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of the common welding quality standards and requirements
  • Knowledge of the common types of welding inspection and weld defects
  • Understand the steps taken in preparation of welding procedures
Contents
  • Common welding processes e.g SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SAW
  • Welding terminologies and definitions
  • Types of welding consumables e.g electrode, wire, flux, rod, shielding gas
  • Welding equipment and power source
  • Quality standards and requirements for welding
  • Welding inspection including mechanical and non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques
  • Welding procedures and welder approval
Who Should Attend
Managers, executives, engineers, technicians and supervisors who want to have basic knowledge and understanding of the common welding processes and quality.

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2) Basic welding and cutting processes workshop
This course is designed to give executives/supervisors who are not directly involved in welding/cutting operations to gain basic knowledge and understanding of common arc welding and cutting processes together with hands-on practical exposure on these processes.

Objectives
  • Theoretical and practical  knowledge and understanding of  common arc welding and cutting processes
  • Understand the common welding and cutting terminologies and definitions
  • Knowledge of the common types of welding consumables and welding/cutting equipment used in the above processes
Contents
Theory
  • Principles of welding processes- SMAW, GTAW, GMAW and cutting process- oxyfuel
  • Welding and cutting terminologies and definitions
  • Types of welding consumables e.g. electrode, filler rod, wire, shielding gas
  • Welding/cutting equipment and power source
  • Weld defects
Practical
  • Hands on practice on welding processes - SMAW, GTAW and GMAW in basic position  and oxyfuel cutting
Who should attend
Executives and supervisors who are not directly involved in welding/cutting processes but wants to have basic theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of these processes.

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3) Appreciation of Welding Metallurgy
This course is designed to assist personnel involved in welding or in industries where welding is widely used to have basic knowledge and understanding on the behaviour of metals particularly steel and aluminium during welding.

Objectives
  • Understanding of common welding processes
  • Basic knowledge on the structural and metallurgical changes of steel (carbon alloy/stainless) and aluminium during welding
  • Understanding of material properties and testing
  • Understanding basic methods of heat treatment
Contents
  • Outline of the common welding processes
  • Iron carbon equilibrium
  • Phase diagrams
  • Basic crystalline structures
  • Heat treatment principles
  • Structure of the welded joint
  • Weldability of carbon alloy steel
  • Weldability of stainless steel
  • Weldability of aluminium and alloys
Who should attend
Engineers, Technicians , Supervisors who are involved in welding operations or in industries where welding is widely used in order to enhance their knowledge and understanding of basic welding metallurgy.

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4) Safety in Welding and Cutting Processes
Safety is an important consideration in all welding and cutting processes. There are many hazards encountered in these processes and one must be equipped with the knowledge of such hazards and ways to handle and control them in order to minimise personal injuries and property damage. This course is designed to give participants a good knowledge and understanding of these hazards and the safety measures to be taken in specific operations.  It also includes a short practical session to demonstrate good safety practices in welding and cutting and handling of welding consumables.

Objectives
  • Knowledge of the common hazards in welding and cutting
  • Knowledge and understanding of the safety requirements during welding and cutting in specific operations
  • Knowledge of basic safety regulations and practices relating to welding and cutting
Course content
  • Common hazards in welding
    1. Fire and explosion
    2. Fume and gases
    3. Electrical shock
    4. Eye injuries
    5. Skin burns
    6. Mechanical hazards
  • Welding/cutting safety in confined areas
  • Basic safety regulations and practices relating to welding/cutting
  • Demonstration of good safety practices in welding/cutting and handling of welding consumables
Who should attend
  • Managers, executives, supervisors, engineers who wants to have knowledge and understanding of the common hazards in welding and cutting processes and safety requirements.

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5) Introduction to Blasting and Painting
This two days course is designed to provide basic understanding and knowledge on blasting and painting technologies, procedures and inspection.

Objectives

  • Understand basic blasting and painting procedures, methods of application and testing
  • Understand the importance of surface preparation
  • Recognise the benefits and disadvantages of coating and paint systems
Course content
  • Corrosion theory
  • Coating conditions
  • Surface preparation methods, purpose and standards
  • Blasting methods and equipment
  • Cleaning methods and standards
  • Surface contaminants and tests/detection
  • Paint systems, manufacture and technology
  • Paint film testing and equipment
  • Paint gloss
  • Adhesion test and equipment
  • Pinhole/Holiday detection
  • Cathodic protection
  • Paint application methods
  • Duties of the painting inspector
  • Health and safety
Who should attend
  • Managers, executives, engineers, technicians and supervisors who want to have basic knowledge and understanding of blasting and painting technologies, procedures and inspections
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6) Appreciation of Welding Qualifications & Specifications
This 2 day course is designed to provide an overview of welding standards, important code rules for welder and welding procedure qualification test, understanding of weld testing techniques and rules to apply welding symbols.

Objectives

  • Receive an overview of ASME and ISO welding codes and standards
  • Understand the importance of qualification test in ensuring weld quality
  • Understand the background of rules and qualification range, destructive and non-destructive tests required for qualification tests, qualification range of welding procedure specification and welder qualification
  • Understand the approach to validate a Welding Procedure Specification (WPS)
  • Knowledge on applying welding symbols appropriately
Course content
  • Overview of ASME and ISO welding codes and standards
  • Process of qualifying WPSs and welders
  • Welding procedure qualification rules and qualification range
  • Welder qualification rules and qualification range
  • Destructive and non-destructive tests of welds
  • Process and approach to review WPS and associated documents
  • Welding symbols - types, purposes, benefits of usage and rules for applying
Who should attend
  • Engineers, Technicians, Supervisors who are responsible for ensuring welding quality and weld design for either new build or repair of in-service structures.
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7) Fatigue of Welded Structures
Fatigue accounts for a significant portion of the mechanical failures in industry and imposes a huge risk on the integrity of mechanical equipment working under cyclic loading. This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of fatigue and fatigue assessments including requirements for assessment in accordance to industry codes.

Objectives
  • Understand the theory and principles of fatigue and fatigue terminologies
  • Provide hands -on failure assessment
  • Overview of industry standard safety cases
Course content
  • Introduction to fatigue
  • Classical fatigue failure case studies
  • Welds in fatigue
  • Overview of fatigue crack growth
  • Weld fatigue improvement methods
  • Fatigue within the construction codes e.g. ASME, DNV, BS
  • Inspection for fatigues
  • Monitoring and sensors for fatigue
  • Repair of fatigue cracks
Who should attend
  • Engineers, Technicians , Managers who are involved in materials integrity and inspection and who wants to enhance their knowledge and understanding of fatigue in welded structures.
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