Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Welding program provides students with the necessary training to become competent welders upon successful completion of all the welding courses in each level. Students will develop the skill and knowledge to work safely and effectively in today's demanding industrial environment.
Kwantlen graduates are able to ladder into other careers such as welding inspector, supervisors and quality assurance personnel.
For individuals who desire a demanding, challenging and well paid career in an industrial field, welding is an excellent choice. Welders often pursue a second trade as a millwright, metal fabricator, pipefitter, boilermaker, ironworker or a variety of other trades..
If you are an apprentice and you wish information on start dates for different levels of Welding apprenticeship classes, please refer to the Program Schedule.
Welder Test Center
5500 180th Street, Cloverdale, BC
Contact Information, Test, and Fee Details
Please note that welder testing fees have recently been reduced, contact for details.
Fax Test Authorization to: 604.598.6005
ASME Test for BC Safety Authority
|Weld ASME 1 ASME PWP # 1- 10 each||$185.00|
|Weld ASME 2 ASME PWP # 11||$530.00|
|Weld ASME 3 ASME Company Procedure each||$300.00|
|ASME BCP # 100 (Please contact Al Sumal to arrange a time for this test)||$400.00|
Canadian Welding Bureau Test in SMAW, FCAW and GMAW
|One test plate assembly (check test)||$185.00|
|Two test plate assemblies||$250.00|
|Three test plate assemblies||$325.00|
|Four test plate assemblies||$400.00|
Industry Training Authority Practical Test
|Level "C", "B" or "A" test||$300.00|
Booth Rental/Upgrading for ASME or CWB Test
|One day booth rental||$ 60.00|
|One week booth rental $300.00||$300.00|
Every Friday is scheduled for tests. Testing commences at 7:30 a.m.