Training with IQS

IQS International is proud to have been appointed as the Official Southern Africa Training Representative for all TWI training under the CSWIP scheme. Our training facilities are conveniently located close to international airports.

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TWI CSWIP Training

Personnel are trained using both conventional and eLearning (on-line study) methods and materials, which provide for an improved learning experience, preparing the student for examinations in accordance with qualifications schemes such as CSWIP, PCN, IIW.

Various internationally recognized welding and advanced Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) training courses are hosted by IQS, and led by TWI accredited training instructors. Some courses offered include:

CSWIP Welding Inspector Courses

Please see our Course schedule and info for CSWIP Welding Inspection courses in South Africa. Courses will be held in JHB and Cape Town depending on interest. A minimum of 6 students per class is required.

Please see document CSWIP-WI-6-92 for entry requirements and exam details.

• If you decide to enrol for a course, please complete the attached form and return with a copy of your CV, certificates and ID. Once your application is approved, we will send you an invoice.
• Upon Payment you will receive access to the Online Learning and a Soft copy of the study material. Please remember Online Learning is only available for 60 days, but may be extended.

Documents required for the examination:

• Enrolment form with verifier seal & signature on 4th page.
• Vision certificate (reading a minimum of Times Roman N4.5, or equivalent type and size letters, at not less than 300mm on a standard test chart for near vision, in at least one eye, corrected or uncorrected) Please use the example attached.
• 2 passport size photographs (signature behind).

CSWIP NDT Training and Examinations

For your exam registration:

1. Register on the TWI Portal to receive your TWI Candidate number. (This is compulsory) Please insert this number on the enrolment form.

2. Complete the enrolment form and return it with a copy of your CV, certificates and ID. Once your application is approved, we will send you an invoice for payment.

3. Please include a copy of a valid vision test certificate. Please use TWI’s template vision test form in order to fulfil the exam requirement.

4. When payment is confirmed (up to 3-4 days) you will receive an email from TWI with access to Online Learning. It is a mandatory requirement to issue access to the online material no less than 30 calendar days prior to the commencement of the in-class element of the course. There shall be no exception to this requirement, please plan your study to embrace this requirement.

Additional information:

• If you would like to request for an extension for your retest/renewal, please liaise directly with CSWIP UK by sending an email to for them to assist you. Once you have received approval we can book your exam.
• Please familiarise yourself with Appendix 1 part 2 and 3.
• For your further information, if you are outside from South Africa, you are required to manage your own visa or travelling matters. We can only provide you a Confirmation booking letter as a supporting document.
• We do not provide accommodation and transportation to our training centres, however, attached is a list of accommodation of hotels in close proximity.
• If there are insufficient numbers, we reserve the right to postpone the training and examination.
• Date subject to change

CSWIP Underwater Examinations

IQS does not offer any Initial or Refresher training for Underwater. We can assist with :

3.3 & 3.4 Initial exams
3.4 Renewal Exams
3.1 & 3.2 Theory rewrites only

To book, please complete the attached enrolment form, once received, we will send the invoice for payment and book your exam date.
Kindly note, we require your application and payment at least 4 weeks before the exam date to ensure your exam will arrive on time.
All underwater exams will be invigilated in Cape Town only.

You can download the complete list of TWI courses offered here - Should you wish to enrol for a course, please complete the enrolment form and return it with a copy of your CV, certificates and ID.

Call +27 11 894 1987, or Whatsapp +27 79 586 4581 for any further information you may require. You can also submit your details below, and an IQS representative will get back to you:

IQS personnel are qualified and experienced to provide training, advice and guidance in the development and implementation of management systems.

Training and implementation of management training and implementation of management systems and processes are as follows:

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