February 3, 2024
5 Steps to Become a Certified Welding Inspector

Want to become a Certified Welding Inspector? Follow these 5 steps. You'll need to assess your education level and work experience and pass the CWI Exam.

January 4, 2024
Part A of the CWI Exam - Fundamentals

Need to pass the CWI exam? This article is an overview of Part A of the exam. You'll learn the topics you need to be familiar with to pass Part A.

January 11, 2020
How to Register For and Schedule an ICC Special Inspection Exam

Check out this video, which goes through the process of registering for and scheduling an ICC Special Inspection Test.

May 24, 2019
What Is an AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)?

Learn about Certified Welding Inspectors (CWIs) including their job tasks, tools, and salaries. Also, you'll get insight about how to become a CWI.

May 19, 2018
The AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Certification

The Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification offered by the American Welding Society (AWS) is a pillar program in the welding industry.

May 9, 2018
The AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Exam

The AWS CWI Exam is an important test in the welding industry. By passing it, you can become a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) and increase your salary.

April 17, 2018
What Is the AWS CWI Exam Pass Rate?

The AWS CWI exam is difficult to pass. You’ve probably wondered, "What is the pass rate?" Here’s what long-time welding inspectors have to say about it.

February 20, 2018
Digital Plans - Changes to ICC Special Inspector Exams

In December 2017, ICC started using digital plans instead of physical plans in their special inspector exams. You can view the digital plans on the computer during an exam.

March 1, 2017
The Advantages of Taking an Online Special Inspector Test Prep Course

Learn about the benefits of taking an online ICC special inspector test preparation course.

May 1, 2016
Reinforced Concrete Practice Test – Best Practices for Test Preparation

Practice tests can help you learn the material. But these tests are not created equal. Learn why some practice exams are better than others.

May 1, 2015
How Much Is Your Time Worth? (The Time and Money Equation)

How much is your time worth? Find out how you can save time and money by enrolling in an online special inspector class.

July 1, 2014
ICC Special Inspection Training with Guaranteed Results – A Letter to Our Users

We used to get users asking if we would guarantee they would pass if they took our course, but we seldom get that question anymore. Here's why.

August 1, 2013
My Experience Taking the ICC Reinforced Concrete Test

Here's my experience of taking the ICC Reinforced Concrete Exam (2012-2015).

June 1, 2013
How to Pass the ICC Reinforced Concrete Plans Portion of the Test

The plans portion of the ICC reinforced concrete test is tricky. Learn how to read plans and pass this portion of the exam.

June 1, 2013
How to Pass the ICC Reinforced Concrete Exam

Learn how to pass the exam for the ICC Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector Certification.

April 1, 2013
SI Certs Reviews, Criticisms and Feedback

Some people criticize SI Certs but are their criticisms valid? We're not perfect but we've helped hundreds of inspectors earn ICC certifications.