ERIC Number: ED401426
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Specification for Qualification and Certification for Level III - Expert Welders.
American Welding Society, Miami, FL.
This document defines the requirements and program for the American Welding Society to certify expert 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; education and work experience requirements; 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: visual inspection test report; face- and root-bend test report; 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), Required Courses, Specifications, Trade and Industrial Education, Welding, Work Experience
American Welding Society, 550 N.W. LeJeune Road, Miami, FL 33126; phone: 800-334-WELD.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Welding Society, Miami, FL.
Note: For the final program report, see CE 072 915. For related specifications and guides, see CE 072 916-919 and ED 398 388-389.