Raymond Masterson Mechanical Services LTD are awarded certification for C.S.W.I.P  3.1 weld inspector.

CSWIP (Certification Scheme for Welding Inspection & Personnel) provides internationally recognised, role-specific competence for people engaged in welding, joining, materials integrity and inspection in manufacturing, construction, operation or repair of high integrity structures, plant or machinery. The CSWIP 3.1 – Welding Inspector certification is recognised internationally in many industrial sectors and is among the most sought-after qualification.


The duties and responsibilities of a welding inspector include the following:

  • fusion welding processes
  • typical weld defects
  • hardening of steels
  • heat treatment
  • parent metal defects
  • visual inspection
  • testing parent metals and welds
  • destructive test
  • NDT techniques
  • welder and procedure approval