Frequently Asked Questions - Welding

The welder qualification shall be in accordance with the requirements in the code of construction (e.g. ASME B31.3, Section 328.2 and CSA Z662 Clause 7.8).

The Commission has no extra requirements for welders above what is required by the code of construction.

No. If the code of construction requires registration in the province where the welding is to be performed (e.g. CSA B51), Technical Safety BC will administer the registration.

The Commission does not authorize test facilities.