Welding Testing and Upgrading

Okanagan College is a recognized welder testing agency for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Branch.

Upgrading and testing procedures are for presently or recently employed welders, who wish to improve their techniques and become proficient in special processes, or wish to upgrade their existing qualifications under section nine of the code for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and code W-47 under the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB). Testing procedures are based on the standards established by the regulatory agencies and will be carried out by the Welding department representative.

Admission Requirements:
Previous welding experience with a minimum Level "B" welding certification for ASME and PWP tests

Test Fee Rates:  (Test Fees are subject to change without notice)

Campus Map (Practice and Testing in T140)

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Weld Test Dates

CWB Test Dates 2017

BCP-100 Test Dates 2017 

October 26

November 23 

November 16, 23 (C) 

December 14

December 14 (L-3)


December 21



** If special arrangements are required or you required any further information please advise in Comments section above. 

Location: Kelowna

Length: Varies with each individual depending on the time required to achieve desired goals in various welding processes.

For more information contact:

Welding Trades Department
Direct: 250-762-5445 ext. 4434
Toll Free: 1-877-755-2266 ext. 4434