Thursday, 15 October 2015

How to Renewal your AWS CWI Certificate?

Appearing for AWS-CWI exam is very easy as various agents of AWS throughout the world are conducting this exam but the problem is lack of knowledge among the staff of the these agents who don’t provide proper information to the aspirants so they search here and there to get proper information. The marketing staff of these agents only tells them about how to register for the exam. But what about after passing the exam? How would they maintain their AWS-CWI certification? What is the renewals process of AWS-CWI and after how many years there is need to renew the certification? After getting these kinds of inquiries, Eurotech is writing this article on what is the AWS-CWI renewal process so as to help all the AWS-CWI holders. Please see the below process of AWS-CWI renewal:


  • The period of validity for AWS-CWI certification is three (3) years. 
  • The AWS-Certified Welding Inspector shall be responsible for maintaining a current address with the AWS Certification Department.
To be eligible for renewal, the AWS-CWI holder must:
  • Submit an approved renewal application to the AWS Certification Department by the expiration date of the current certification and no earlier than 6 months prior to the expiration date of that certification. 
  • AWS may send a renewal notice, but if not received, it remains the responsibility of the AWS-CWI holder to renew on time. 
  • The AWS-CWI holder requesting renewal of certification shall attest to having no period of continuous inactivity greater than two years in activities during the previous three years of certification. 
  • AWS-CWI holder not meeting the requirements of 15.4 from AWS QC1 may renew by taking the CWI part B Practical exam and meet the scoring requirements of 6.2.2 of QC1. 
  • AWS-CWI certification renewals are limited to only two consecutive three-year periods.


For example,
  1. Certification granted, May 1, 2014 
  2. Certification expires, May 1, 2017 (Start applying for renewal so as to avoid re exam and training) 
  3. Administrative extension period, May 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017
After June 30, 2017, applicant must be re exam and training for AWS CWI.

Our AWS CWI renewal cost is as below:

The AWS-CWI renewal fees subject to change from time to time. Please call or mail us to know the renewal fees.