Welder Testing

Niagara College is an approved test centre for the (CWB) and the (TSSA).


Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) Testing

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • All position – 4 plates
  • Carbon steel
Cost

The (CWB) is responsible for final decisions on all testing. Candidates are allowed 45 minutes maximum per position.

Cost per person as follows:

CWB Test 1 Position (1 Plate) 2 Positions (2 Plates) 3 Positions (3 Plates) 4 Positions (4 plates)
Cost per plate or per position for Destructive Testing $125 $250 $375 $500
GMAW, FCAW, GTAW $125

Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) Groove Welds and Fillet Welds (Pipe and Plate)

  • Pipe Test
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • Carbon Steel
Cost

The (TSSA) is responsible for final decisions on all testing.

Cost per person as follows:

TSSA Test Pipe Test
Sched 80 2″ pipe in 6G $365