Getting Started: Alberta Welding Examiner

IMPORTANT: The Safety Codes Council has established a revised Reference Syllabus for Welding Examiner and Welding Examiner in Training Certificate of Competency Examinations. The changes from the previous syllabus are significant in the areas of eligibility of candidates to qualify for examination, examination papers that are exempt, the weighting of specific subject matter on each examination paper, and in the distribution of subject matter among the four examinations. For more information on these changes please see the links below:

A Welding Examiner Certificate of Competency authorizes the holder to conduct Performance Qualification (PQ) tests on behalf of a testing organization while employed by that testing organization. All Alberta Boiler Safety Association (ABSA) authorized testing organizations are required to employ a Welding Examiner to conduct performance qualification tests.

Education and Experience Requirements

To take a Welding Examiner Certificate of Competency examination, a candidate must meet at least one of the following criteria:

Welding Examiner Examinations


Exam Codes

All exam candidates must bring the referenced Codes to each related exam since all Code questions are open-book. These code documents can be purchased from CASTI. Click here to purchase.

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This summary of educational requirements, examination and renewal, information is provided for your general overview. It is important that you read the complete Welding Examiner Certification exam syllabus.

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