Short Term Programs

Canadian Welding Bureau Test Preparation

Program Description

This program prepares learners with previous welding experience to take the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) tests for certain welds. It provides knowledge and skills development in operating welding equipment and performing specific welding operations to be tested by CWB using current welding standards.

After the completion of the week long training, participants will be granted a test day by a CWB inspector. The outcome is dependant on the skill of the participant to gain CWB certification

Admission Requirements


Academic Requirements


Non-Academic Requirements

Previous experience as a welder. Individuals are responsible for providing and/or wearing leather gloves, nonflammable clothing, safety glasses, steel toe boots and welding helmet/shield.

Delivery Method

This week long preparation provides you the opportunity to challenge the CWB tests, in a combined classroom and hands-on instruction.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition Textbook Compulsory

Attendance Policy

Full attendance is necessary to complete all course work.

International Students

SIIT is currently not legislated to accept International Students. You must be a Canadian resident to apply.

English Language Benchmark

SIIT is not currently legislated to accept International Students. You must be a Canadian/ Permanent Resident to apply.

To be admitted into this program you must be able to understand and communicate in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six – CLB6).

Acceptance Policy

Strong preference is given to applicants who are Status First Nations, but SIIT programs are open to anyone.

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