Prepare for Certified Welding Inspector exam at Pellissippi State

Many major U.S. and international corporations are now requiring potential employees and employees already in welding inspection positions to become certified.

The 46-hour Certified Welding Inspector Exam Preparation course at Pellissippi State Community College prepares students for the American Welding Society’s Certified Welding Inspector examination. The exam is April 14 at the Pellissippi Campus.

Upon completion of the class, students will be knowledgeable in the principles of visual inspection related to welded fabrication as it applies to a variety of industrial applications. Topics covered include AWS certification, visual inspection, welding processes, nondestructive testing, codes and standards. Practice exams will be administered.

The course is recommended for welding and inspection professionals who have a minimum of five years of experience in welding, inspection, testing, metallurgy, engineering or a closely related field.

The course is Feb. 21-March 29, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. Classes take place at the Pellissippi Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. A total of 4.6 continuing education units are available. Cost is $995.

The full class description, along with a schedule of all courses offered by Pellissippi State’s Business and Community Services Division, is available at

For additional information or to register, call BCS at (865) 539-7167.