ERIC Number: ED401424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Specification for Qualification and Certification for Level II - Advanced Welders.
American Welding Society, Miami, FL.
This document defines the requirements and program for the American Welding Society (AWS) to certify advanced-level welders through an evaluation process entailing performance qualification and practical knowledge tests requiring the use of advanced reading, computational, and manual skills. The following items are included: statement of the standard's scope; definitions of key terms; requirements for participating organizations; purposes/scope of the written examinations and performance tests; inspection, testing, and acceptance criteria; documentation requirement; certification procedure; and information about the National Registry of Level II-Advanced Welders. Appended are the following: workmanship qualification test report; face- and root-bend test report; optional AWS certification tests; and welding procedure specifications. Twelve figures/tables are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Certification, Employment Qualifications, Evaluation Criteria, Minimum Competency Testing, Performance Tests, Postsecondary Education, Records (Forms), Specifications, Trade and Industrial Education, Welding
American Welding Society, 550 N.W. LeJeune Road, Miami, FL 33126; phone: 800-334-WELD.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Welding Society, Miami, FL.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For the final program report, see CE 072 915. For related specifications and guides, see CE 072 917-919 and ED 398 388-389.