Pressure Welder and Brazer Testing

A certification as a Welder, Brazer, Operator may be issued to a welder or brazer who is employed by a licenced pressure system contractor, holding a registered Welding Procedure Specification when the candidate has passed a test meeting the requirements of ASME Code, Section IX.


  • A completed application form (157 KB) is required for new candidates only. Testing of candidates previously issued welding symbols may be arranged by telephone request by the employer.


Statutes Regulations
Public Safety Act Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Compressed Gas Regulations


  • Per the Regulations
  • Fees Policy (68 KB)
    • $90.00 (H.S.T. not applicable) employer is invoiced for all testing / certification fees. When test is by special request of owner, an additional fee of $108.00 per hour (3 hours minimum) plus travel and subsistence is charged to the employer.
    • $216.00 (H.S.T. not applicable) for Welding Procedures design registration.

Applications and Publications

Printed copies of applications and publications are available at the Government Service Centre Division’s regional and area offices.



A certification as a Welder, Brazer, Operator is issued to successful candidates in the field by the inspector at the time of testing. Certificate takes the form of a log book.

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