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" or Level 3 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 

December 14 (L-3)

 December 14

December 21


CWB Test Dates 2018

 BCP-100 Test Dates 2018
January 18   January 18
January 25 (R)   February 22
February 8   March 15
February 22  April 19
March 15   May 17
March 22 (C) & (L-3)    June 21
April 5   July 19
April 19 (B)   August 23
May 17   September 20
May 24 (C)  October 18
June 7  November 22
June 21  December 20 
July 19  
July 12  (L-2)  
August  23
August 30  
September 20  
September 27 (C)  
October 18  
October 25 (L-3)  
November 8  
November 22  
December 6  
December 20  

** 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