Edit a welder's record in WeldTrace

Edit a Welder's Record

You can edit a welder's records at any time. However, there are some conditions for editing a welder's WPQs.
Edit a welder's details
Edit a welder's qualifications

  1. You can replace the photograph (or add a photo if there is none) of this welder by clicking on the pen icon. You will be able to resize the image (see this article about uploading an image and resizing it - click here);
  2. To change the welder ID, you will need to click on this button (this image is an inset), which will open the edit interface for this field;
  3. The field will be highlighted after the primary field edit button is clicked;
  4. Once you complete editing the welder ID, you will have to click on the tick button to accept the changes. You will see changes to the primary fields like the welder ID in the report for changes to the primary fields;
  5. You can edit the name, email and the stamp details as you would normally edit these fields;
  6. Name of the company the welder is employed by. Your company name will be shown here as default. You may click on the "Change" button to pick a contractor. Pick the division, if applicable;
  7. If you change the welder's status to "Inactive" the welder will not be available in any project. If you had previously added a welder and used them in a project, after marking the welder as inactive, the welder ID cannot be picked for any weld. To edit the login access for a welder, please check this article: Login for Welders;
  8. The WPQs of the welder (both the BYO WPQs and those that are created in WeldTrace) will be listed here. Click on the > button to open the accordion and view more details. You can click on the icons in the info column to view the PDF certificate file and the snippet view of the qualification;
  9. Click on the edit button to edit the BYO WPQ record; 
  10. The delete (bin) button at the end of the row is to delete a BYO welder qualification. This button will be disabled if this record has been used in any project
  11. The edit and bin buttons will not be shown if the welder qualification was created (i.e. written in the WPQ module) in WeldTrace;
If your account is in the Pro plan, you can give login access to welders. Check this article to learn more: Login for Welders;
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