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B Pressure Welding Test (B) - Winter 2018

Course number : INDT-215    Section number : C02
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Course Description

In Alberta, before you can weld on pressure equipment, you must be qualified by ABSA, the organization that regulates pressure equipment in the province of Alberta.  The B-Pressure Certificate of Competency can only be issued by an ABSA Safety Codes Officer. To earn the Certificate, you need to pass a practical welding test.  This course is the one day Welding Test to certify B Pressure Welders.
This course (Test) is limited to:
  • Journeyman Welders with Certificate of Proficiency issued under the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
  • Journeyman Welder’s holding an Interprovincial Red Seal Certificate of Competency from another Jurisdiction
  • Welder Holding an Alberta Journeyman Welder Equivalency Document issued by Alberta Career Development and Employment
  • An Alberta Welding Apprentice may be examined by a Safety Codes Officer during the last term of schooling and at the completion of the final practical examination. The examination conducted by the Safety Codes Officer will be in accordance with the Grade “B” Pressure Welder Certificate of Competency Examination. If the candidate passes the examination a “Letter of Recognition” will be issued by the Administrator. A candidate who subsequently provides the Administrator with proof of Journeyman status shall be issued a “B” Pressure Welder Certificate of Competency.
Upon successful completion of Construction Safety Training System, you will:
  • obtain a Certificate of Competency as a Grade B Pressure Welder.
  • obtain an initial performance qualification card valid for two years from the date of issuance.
This course has no prerequisites.


Course materials are included.

PPE required (steel toed boots, coveralls, and safety glasses).

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

Trades & Technologies (TT)

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Registration Closes On
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/6/2018 - 4/6/2018 Weekly - Fri 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Lethbridge, Trades & Technologies (TT)  Map Variety of Instructors