Comprehensive training courses and products are provided through the CWB Institute. The CWBi was formerly known as the Gooderham Centre for Industrial Learning, which was created in 1996 following the closure of the Welding Institute of Canada (WIC). Focusing primarily on welding related material, the CWBi provides training for welding supervisors (co-ordinators), welding inspectors, welding engineers and other welding professionals. Training courses are offered in several formats, including classroom, on-line and self-study. The CWBi maintains a series of 39 individual learning modules as part of the CWBi Modular Learning System.These learning modules cover a wide range of subject matter and are constantly updated by CWBi staff. In addition, CWBi provides training for non-destructive evaluation methods including radiography, ultrasonic, magnetic particle and liquid penetrant.