Casting, Forming and Welding Certification

In this article, we will explore what a Casting, Forming and Welding certification is, why it is important, and how you can go about getting certified in Casting, Forming, and Welding by Sanfoundry for free.

What is a Welding certification?
Welding certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual’s proficiency in Casting, Forming and Welding. The certified professional has in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • casting process and preparation of different types of cast products.
  • pattern, core, gating, riser system.
  • usage of Jolt, Squeeze, Sand Slinger Moulding machines.
  • Gas fired pit, Resistance, Coreless, Electrical, and Cupola Metal Furnaces.
  • Gravity, Pressure die, Centrifugal, Squeeze, Slush, and Continuous Metal mold castings.
  • Solidification process and Casting of Non-Ferrous Metals.
  • Metal Arc, TIG, MIG, Submerged, and Atomic Hydrogen Welding processes that are used in manufacturing.
  • various methods for the quality assurance of components made of casting and joining process.
  • melting procedure of various materials.
  • design principles of welding and casting.
  • principles of advanced welding and casting processes.
  • automation of welding and casting plant.
  • designing a component of welding and casting.
  • to perform quality control and inspection of welded and cast components.
  • casting process used in manufacturing.
  • metallurgical aspects during solidification of metal and alloys.
  • familiarity with molding processes and joining processes used in manufacturing.

Which certification is best to work in the field of Casting, Forming and Welding?
Free Certification offered by Sanfoundry helps you find work in the field of Casting, Forming and Welding. Certifications like Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification offered by the International Association of Foundrymen (IAF), CNC Machining Certification, and CNC Welding Certification will help you get a job in the field.

What type of job can I get with a Casting, Forming and Welding certification?
The majority of casting, forming and welding jobs are in the manufacturing industry. This includes everything from auto manufacturing to aerospace, oil and gas exploration, pharmaceuticals and food manufacturing. Casting, forming and welding certification can open up a number of opportunities for you, including as a welder, production assistant, supervisor, tooling and mold maker, forming technician.

What topics are covered in the Casting, Forming and Welding certification course exam?
Here’s the complete syllabus of the exam.

Casting, Forming and Welding Certification Syllabus – I
Pattern and Pattern Making Difference between Pattern & Casting Jointing Materials
Molding and Core Sands Bonding Theory Fire Clays, Illite and Kaolinite
Sand Preparation Core and Core Making Dielectric Core Bakers
Mold and Mold Making Pattern and Mould Principles of Gating & Risering
Pouring – Gating Design Melting Furnaces Melting and Casting Quality
Special Casting Techniques Inspection Testing in Foundries Cooling and Solidification
Salvage of Defective Castings Foundry Mechanizations Foundry Environment Health
Dust Problem in Foundries Preventive Maintenance in Foundries Preventive Maintenance in Metal Casting Process
Casting, Forming and Welding Certification Syllabus – II
Moulding with Polymers Foundry Introduction & Materials Binder Technology
Sand Reclamation & Control Test Metal Furnace and Practice Casting Process
Non Destructive Techniques Forming Process Types of Die
Metal Forming Processes Heat treatment of Metals & Alloys Mechanical Working of Metals
Miscellaneous Forming Processes Smithing & Forging Welding and Related Processes
Joining Process Adhesive Bonding Riveting

Sanfoundry Welding Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in Casting, Forming and Welding for free. As this subject is generally studied in 2 semesters, we have 2 different certification exams for it, namely, Welding - I and Welding - II. You can choose to give one of the exams or both of them.

The certification exam is divided into two parts: Qualifier Test and Certification Test.

First step is to take the "Qualifier Test". If you have scored at least a B grade in the "Qualifier Test", then only you would be eligible to take part in the online "Certification Test". If you have scored an A* (Genius) or A (Excellent) grade in the certification test, then you will be awarded a “Certificate of Merit” in Welding from Sanfoundry.

Welding Certification Exam Overview:

Here are the details and format of the Certification Exam:

  • Format: Online & Multiple Choice
  • Prerequisite: Yes (Qualifier Test)
  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Negative Marking: Yes
  • Fee: Free
Marking Scheme:
In the online certification test, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. So, you have to be more careful in your test. If needed, you should skip to the next question and come back to that question later so that you can manage the time more effectively during the test.

Based on your score, you would be given one of the following Grades:

Grade A* – Genius (You scored 100%)
Grade A – Excellent (Your score is in the range of 80% to 99%)
Grade B – Good (Your score is in the range of 60% to 80%)
Grade C – Average (Your score is in the range of 40% to 60%)
Grade D – Poor (Your score is in the range of 0% to 40%)

Steps to get the Free Welding Certificate

How to prepare for Casting, Forming and Welding Certification Exam?
We offer 2 different certifications: Casting, Forming and Welding - I and Casting, Forming and Welding - II. So, you can choose to give one of the exams or both of them. Before you start taking the exam, you should practice the following mcq, pactice & mock test series:

Once you are ready, follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Sign up with Sanfoundry.
  2. Take the qualifier test:
  3. Casting, Forming and Welding - I Qualifier Test
    Casting, Forming and Welding - II Qualifier Test

  4. Score at least B Grade in the Qualifier test in order to be qualified to take the certification exam.
  5. Once you have qualified, you can take the certification test anytime (24x7):
  6. Casting, Forming and Welding - I Certification Test
    Casting, Forming and Welding - II Certification Test

  7. If you have scored either A* Grade (Genius) or A Grade (Excellent) in the test, then you are eligible for a "Certificate of Merit".
  8. Fill this feedback form and download your certificate of merit from here. Kindly note that we issue certificate-of-merit on a monthly basis only i.e., on 5th of the next month.
  9. Check your name in the list of top-rankers live:
  10. Casting, Forming and Welding - I Top Rankers
    Casting, Forming and Welding - II Top Rankers
Note: If you face a technical problem during the test, you should take a screenshot of your Monitor and send it to [email protected] along with your contact number so we can call you back soon.

Welding Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work in Welding? Will it get me a job?
A certification is not mandatory, but it demonstrates your expertise in this field. So the benefit of a certification is that it can help make the process easier by showing employers that you have the skills necessary for the given job.

2. Can I do Welding certification if I am a beginner?
Yes, but you should prepare the subject thoroughly by studying all the chapters and topics.

3. Is the Welding exam hard?
This subject is not difficult to learn, but it's not an easy subject either. If you've practiced Casting, Forming and Welding in-depth, then the test might be a little easier for you.

4. How long does it take to earn a Welding certification?
The amount of time it takes to earn the certification varies depending on individual circumstances and level of experience. It typically takes several months of studying and practice to prepare for the certification exam.

5. Can I earn a college credit for my Casting, Forming and Welding course if I am certified?
It depends on your college. There are few colleges and institutions which prefer the students to be certified by external institutions for a credit course. So, kindly check with your college.

6. Can I get certified in Welding online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in Casting, Forming and Welding.

7. Which online Casting, Forming and Welding Certification Course is the best?
Each online certification course has a specific focus and it prepares you for different skillset. So, there is no single best course on Casting, Forming and Welding. The best you can do is to get a free certificate on this from Sanfoundry. If you are doing a self-study, you can learn the basics in the free Casting, Forming and Welding Certification Course.

8. Can I get Casting, Forming and Welding certification for free? How much it cost?
Yes, you can get the certification for free. A Certificate by Sanfoundry is 100% free for everyone.

9. How long is Welding certification valid? Does it expire?
The certificate is valid for life. There is no need to renew your certificate or take any further steps to keep your certification active.

10. Who is eligible to take the Welding certification exam?
Anyone who has been "working" or "studying" the subject can take the certification exam.

11. What is the format of the certification exam?
It is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

12. Is there any negative marking in the online certification exam?
In the Certification exam, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

13. How many times can I take the certification exam?
You can attempt the certification exam 2 times a month.

14. Are there any resources or materials available to help me prepare for the Welding Certification exam?
Depending on which certification exam you are preparing, you should practice either Sanfoundry's Casting, Forming and Welding - I MCQs or Casting, Forming and Welding - II MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best Casting, Forming and Welding Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for Welding certification?
Yes, there is one prerequisite. You have to complete the qualifier test before taking the certification test.

16. How do I get certified in Casting, Forming and Welding?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the Casting, Forming and Welding certification exam, and earn a free certificate of merit from us.

17. How do I register for the certification exam? How to get started?
Simply signup with Sanfoundry and take the test as mentioned here.

If you find any mistake above, kindly email to [email protected]

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