In a workshop/laboratory or other safe working environment, given proper tools and supplies.

Performance requirement

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Check a welded joint visually

Prepare weld for visual inspection

Identify any weld defects as described by American Welding Society, such as:

  • Slag inclusion
  • Porosity
  • Cold shut
  • Excessive spatter


Assessed in EN‑2112 Machine Tool Technology.


  1. Table A-III/1 OICEW-C1.2
  2. NVIC Task

See the Assessment Guidelines for additional specifications of behavior and standards.