How to Use ASME Section IX 2021 is an introductory three-day course that will train the participants to comply with the requirements of ASME Section IX, Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications. Participants will gain a working knowledge of ASME Section IX. A review of the welding processes and variables and basic steel welding metallurgy will be conducted to provide all participants with sufficient background in welding technology to interpret and understand Section IX. The mechanics of using Section IX and how to address its requirements will be explained in a simple, straightforward manner. Emphasis will be placed on writing welding procedures to contribute positively to the manufacturing process and on qualifying procedures in a cost-effective manner. The requirements for welders, brazers, and operators will be examined, emphasizing minimizing the cost and maximizing the usefulness of qualifications.