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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. Refer to the Apprenticeship Training section for additional information on apprenticeship registration procedures and the responsibilities of the apprentice.

Welder Testing

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.


For All Welder Testing
Call: 604.598.6129 please leave a message


Al Sumal
Phone: 604.598.6148

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.