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Welding Courses

IMM Certified Welding Inspector
IMM-JWES Welding Engineer Courses
IMM Repair Welding on Pressure Equipment
IMM Welding and Joining Technology for Non-Welding Personnel
IMM Steel Technology for Non-Technical Personnel
Basic Welding Processes & Quality Inspection
IMM Certified Welding Inspector

IMM CERTIFIED WELDING INSPECTOR

CODE: CWI

The IMM Certified Welding Inspector course is a 6-day certification program comprising a 5-day theory, practical class session and 1 day final written and practical assessment. Participants will be exposed to different aspects of industrial welding technology and fabrication, such as safety and weld inspection, reporting, joint design, welding processes, welding metallurgy and materials behaviours during welding production. Theoretical and practical aspects of inspection techniques such as visual inspection test (VT), weld measurements, MPI, DPI, UT and RT will be part of the training by qualified welding personnel.

  • To improve safe welding practices
  • To understand the welding practices carried out on their industries
  • To implement good welding practices in their industries
  • To select right welding equipment in the industries
  • To identify common welding defects and ways to overcome them
  • To make right selection of electrodes and materials
  • To understand WPS, PQR, WQT for repair of pressure and unfired pressure vessel

Course Contents

Module 1: Introduction and Safety

Module 2: Duty & Responsibility

Module 3: Inspection, Test, Plan

Module 4: Inspection Report

Module 5: Welding Procedure Specification (WPS)

Module 6: Construction Drawings (ISO Process and Instrument Diagram, Details)

Module 7: Codes / Standards

Module 8: Joint Design

Module 9: Construction & Design

Module 10: Welding Processes

Module 11: Welding Symbols

Module 12: Welding Metallurgy

Module 13: Materials Strength and Testing

Module 14: Materials Behaviours of Metals

Module 15: Welding Defects

Module 16: Damage Mechanisms

Module 17: Non Destructive Evaluation

 

Duration

6 Days

 

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for professional with working experience in welding and fabrication, who are willing to upgrade their skills according to international standards. Participants can choose any two of the standards from API 1104, ASME IX, AWS D1.1 and ISO 5817 for their assessment

 

Pre-Requisites

Education

Welding Experience Required

SPM or equivalent

5 years

Engineering Diploma in Engineering / technology

3 years

Vocational Diploma in Engineering / technology

3 years

Degree in Engineering

1 year

 

Certificate

IMM Certified Welding Inspector

 

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English / Bahasa Malaysia

 

 

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IMM-JWES Welding Engineer Courses

IMM-JWES WELDING ENGINEER COURSES

CODE: AWE / WE / SWE

The Institution of Materials Malaysia ( IMM) in collaboration with Japan Welding Engineering Society (JWES ) will conduct certification courses and examinations leading to the status of certified ASSOCIATE WELDING ENGINEER (AWE), WELDING ENGINEER (WE), and SENIOR WELDING ENGINEER (SWE). JWES is and organization accredited by Japan National Accreditation Board (JNAB) to Certified Personnel according to certified personnel according to the requirement of ISO 17024.

  • To provide training, knowledge and examination leading to the Welding Engineer Certification in accordance to JWES – WES8013:2008 Standard of certification of Welding Coordination Personnel and ISO 14731 Welding Coordination Tasks and Responsibilities.
  • To provide participants with advance level of certificate “ASSOCIATE WELDING ENGINEER (AWE), WELDING ENGINEER (WE) & SENIOR WELDING ENGINEER (SWE)” to be leader/ instructors to produce competent welding engineers in future.
  • To enhance the participants’ flexibility through exercises in this training course.

 

Course Contents

IMM- JWES Associate Welding Engineer

 

  1. Welding Processes and Equipment
  2. Materials and Their Behaviour During Welding
  3. Design and Construction
  4. Fabrication and Application Engineering

 

IMM-JWES Welding Engineer

 

  1. Advanced Welding Processes and Equipment
  2. Advanced Materials and Their Behaviour During Welding
  3. Advanced Design and Construction
  4. Advanced Fabrication and Application Engineering

 

IMM-JWES Senior Welding Engineer

 

  1. Welding Processes and Equipment
  2. Materials and Their Behaviour During Welding
  3. Design and Construction
  4. Welding Design & Fabrication of Frame Structures
  5. Welding Design & Fabrication of Vessels

 

Duration

AWE : 6 days theory + 1 day written exam

We : 6 days theory + 1 day written exam

SWE : 6 days theory + 1 day written exam & oral exam

 

Who Should Attend

Welding Engineer

  1. Have passed AWE Examination
  2. Having experience in attending a past AWE training course

Senior Welding Engineer

  1. Have passed WE Examination
  2. Having experience in attending a past WE training course

 

Pre-Requisites

Associate Welding engineer

Welding engineers who are in charge of welding engineering / teaching welding engineering / inspecting welded products

 

Certificate

IMM-JWES Associate Welding Engineer

IMM-JWES Welding Engineer

IMM-JWES Senior Welding Engineer

 

Language

English

 

 

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IMM Repair Welding on Pressure Equipment

IMM REPAIR WELDING ON PRESSURE EQUIPMENT

CODE: RWPE

Plant and equipment degrade after installation and commissioning due to service conditions and also environmental conditions. Damage by corrosion, oxidation damage, erosion and wear, growth of cracks occur while plant and equipment are in service. Repairing of damaged parts of plant and equipment by welding, using specified welding process, specified welding consumables and specified procedures is a widely accepted method of preserving the integrity of plant and equipment. Plant and equipment owners total replacement cost are minimized by repair welding.

 

This course is designed to provide broad knowledge on repair welding of wear and erosion (thinning) of pressure and process equipment, including repair of cracks.

 

Course Contents

  1. Design and Fabrication of Pressure Equipment
  2. Metallic Materials Degradation in Pressure Equipment and Countermeasures
  3. A Trend of Post Construction Codes
  4. Guidelines for Repair Welding of Pressure Equipment
  5. Repair Welding Methods
  6. Repair Welding for Carbon Steels and Cr-Mo Steels
  7. Repair Welding for Stainless Steels and Ni Alloy
  8. Corrosion Problems and Repair Welding
  9. Aged Metallic Materials and Repair Welding

 

Duration

2 Days

 

Who Should Attend

This course of great interest to owners of process plants, pressurized equipment and pressure pipelines & similar facilities who need to maintain the functional integrity of their plant and equipment during the life-time of the plant and equipment-after installation.

 

Specifically this course is targeted at the asset integrity and quality assurance staff/personnel involved in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of welded plant and equipment.

 

It is recommended that the participants come from petroleum refineries, petrochemical, chemical and related industries.

  • Welding Engineers
  • Welding NDT Personnel
  • Welding Supervisors
  • Welding Lectures and Trainers
  • Welding Inspectors
  • IIW/JWES Welding Engineers

 

Pre-Requisites

No pre-requisites

 

Certificate

Certificate of Attendance

 

Language

English

 

 

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IMM Welding and Joining Technology for Non-Welding Personnel

IMM WELDING AND JOINING TECHNOLOGY FOR NON-WELDING PERSONNEL

CODE: WJT

This is a one day welding technology course for engineering Management Personnel. This course is specially designed for both practicing engineers and technical managers as well as those specifically interested in keep abreast with the current welding technology and wishing to gain some knowledge on how a welding procedure specification (WPS) and a welder through welder qualification test (WQT) being qualified and certified accordingly in the Oil and Gas Industry. Furthermore, using the current effective non-destructive / inspection techniques as quality control tools can be applied to ascertain that quality welds are consistently produced/ maintained.

 

Through this course, managers and engineers who intend to gain a appreciation on managing WPS/WQT can be realised, and thus to broaden their technical Knowledge on welding technology relating to maintenance, inspection, alteration and repair of in service metallic systems in order to avoid unplanned shutdown and reduce expenses. Essentially they can make a sound decision on the acceptance of WPS/WQT during welding production and metallic fabrication work.

 

  • To apprehend welding technologies and requirements deemed necessary for safe design and construction
  • To understand the key activities in quality control in welding and to know the key welding coordination activities
  • To know the responsibilities of welding co-ordination and to understand the application of ISO 3834 “Quality Requirements for Welding”

Course Contents

  • Introduction
  • Welding Quality
  • Welding Procedure Qualification
  • Welding Processes
  • Materials and Weldability
  • Welder Qualification
  • Welding Inspection

 

Duration

1 Days

 

Who Should Attend

This course is most beneficial to administrative staff, technical management personnel of all levels including junior and senior engineers, inspectors, designers, manufacturers, fabricators, technical managers and practising engineers who are involve in the management and planning of welding and inspection related activities as well as maintenance activities in upstream oil and gas

 

Pre-Requisites

No pre-requisites

 

Certificate

Certificate of Attendance

 

Language

English

 

 

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IMM Steel Technology for Non-Technical Personnel

IMM STEEL TECHNOLOGY FOR NON-TECHNICAL PERSONNEL

CODE: STNT

Steel is demanded in many diverse industries such as automotive, shipbuilding, fabrication, pipelines and structural buildings and even surgical instruments. The types of steel used have properties that meet the specific functions and purposes of a product. A good understanding and appreciation of steel will provide learners with higher confidence, preparedness and ability to more accurately resolve matters that relate to the end product.

 

Participants in this 2-day program will benefit much from the fundamental concepts of steels and the selection process including the adequate protection of materials of construction and the fundamental concepts of corrosion control.

 

  • Identify and select correct steel materials for building components for specific task based on the requirements, constrains and material properties.
  • Interpret materials data (Specification sheets) to determine their suitability.
  • Identify the properties of materials for specific tasks within given parameters

 

Course Contents

  • Introduction of Engineering Materials
  • Designation & Specification of Metals
  • Heat Treatment of Steel
  • High Strength Steels
  • Impacts of Welding Parameters
  • Weld Defects
  • Weldability and Welding Cracks
  • Stainless Steels, Ferritic, Super Ferritic, Martensitic, Austenitic, Super Austenitic, eDuplex, Super Duplex, Precipitation Hardenable Stainless Steel
  • Welding of Stainless Steels
  • Corrosion Resistance of Stainless Steels

 

Duration

2 Days

 

Who Should Attend

This appreciation course is most beneficial to technical management personnel of all levels including junior and senior engineers, inspectors, designers, manufacturers, fabricators, technical managers and practising engineers who involve in the management and planning of welding and inspection related activities as well as maintenance activities in upstream oil and gas facilities, refineries, process plants and petrochemical facilities.

 

Pre-Requisites

No pre-requisites

 

Certificate

Certificate of Attendance

 

Language

English

 

 

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Basic Welding Processes & Quality Inspection

BASIC WELDING PROCESSES & QUALITY INSPECTION

CODE: WPQ

This is a 2-day training program comprising of theory and practical class session. Participants will undergo basic practical workshop on three common welding processes – Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). The session is to expose the participants in understanding the proper skills and workmanship required to achieve the quality expectation. The training will continue to bring participants to understand the common welding defects and be able to conduct quality inspection techniques including Destructive Test and Non-destructive Test.

 

  • To provide participants with common welding processes hands-on learning.
  • To provide the knowledge on understanding the welding codes/symbols and available international reference standards used in industries.
  • To provide participants with relevant evaluation and interpretation skills of welding defects and quality.

 

Course Contents

  • Common welding process – SMAW, GMAW, GTAW
  • Reading welding codes/symbols.
  • How to use common measurement tools.
  • Materials strength and testing – Destructive Test & Non-Destructive Test
  • Welding Defects Evaluations
  • International reference standards

 

Duration

2 Days

 

Who Should Attend

This course is open to any personnel who interested to learn on the basic common welding processes and the quality evaluation. Its also recommended for welding supervisors, inspectors, engineers and managers who involved in welding works as this course is designed to provide basic hands-on and inspection skills to support everyone job function.

 

Pre-Requisites

No pre-requisites

 

Certificate

Certificate of attendance by MTE

 

Language

English and Bahasa Malaysia

 

 

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