Pressure Welder



Who is the certification body responsible for Pressure Welders in Alberta?

Certification and the authority over pressure welding practices are with the Alberta Boiler Safety Association.

What are the certification requirements for Pressure Welders?

Pressure Welders must meet the same requirements as Canadian Pressure Welders: 

NOTE: For more information on attaining Journeyman Welder or Red Seal Journeyman Welder certification, visit the Trades page. 

2. Apply for Grade B Pressure Welder Certificate of Competency from the Alberta Boiler Safety Association. 

NOTE: Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training oversees the Journeyman and Red Seal program. 

For more information on Pressure Welder responsibilities and regulations, visit the Pressure Welder page on the Alberta Boiler Safety Association website.

To learn more about the certification process, visit the Alberta Boiler Safety Association Certificates of Competency page.

What supports are available to support internationally educated professionals to integrate into the Canadian labour force?

Directions for Immigrants offers Clear Communications for Business to help you integrate into the Canadian work force. Topics include Active Listening, Assertiveness, Conflict Resolution, Problem Solving and Teamwork. Visit the Job Success Groups on the Study Groups page for more information on this service and eligibility criteria.

SAIT offers a Language Training Program for Apprentices (LTPA) for first-year and second-year registered apprentices who are permanent residents of Canada residing in Alberta. 

What additional information resources are available for Pressure Welders?

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