The Canadian Welder Test Centre

Welder testing is a fact of life for Individuals and Companies working with the structural steel standard: CSA W47.1, Certification of Companies for the Fusion Welding of Steel in Canada today. Whether you’re a local welder or a company recruiting welders from outside of Canada, sooner or later you will face the unnecessary stresses related to the world of recruitment, welder training & testing.

The Canadian Welder, Video Training & Test Centres are dedicated to assisting individuals and companies preparing to test welders to the structural steel standards by offering hands on welder training and a series of training DVD’s designed to prepare welders prior to testing. We have test centres located in Edmonton and Calgary offering bright, clean and modern environment. We believe we offer the perfect solution to insure success by providing fast and cost effective welder training and testing in a friendly environment where our client's needs are our top priority.

At the Canadian Welder we offer a wide variety of services to the welding industry, such as:

If our organization does not offer the solution to your needs we will help you find it.

Please take the time to browse our web site thoroughly to view all the products and services offered. Please click on the Additional Training button.

Who created the test center and video series?

Ken Johnston

Alberta Journeyman/Red Seal/B-Pressure Welder. CSA W178.2 Inspector Level III. AWS- Certified Welding Inspector. AWS Certified Welding Educator.

28 years of technical knowledge and experience as a welder, inspector and welder tester are condensed into a series of 30 minute training videos to provide you or your company a training tool to be used over and over again as you prepare for test day.


Canadian Welder would like to thank the following organizations for their support and implementation of our training video into their systems.

Ironworkers Local 720, Edmonton, Alberta.

UA Local 488/Plumbers and Pipefitters, Edmonton Alberta.

Women Building Futures, Edmonton Alberta.

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Lodge 146. Edmonton, Alberta.

NAIT, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Technology
Edmonton, Alberta.

WELDTECH TRAINING INC. Mississauga, Ontario.

We at Canadian Welder would also like to thank all of the other Schools, Colleges, Unions and Welder Training Institutions that are currently showing interest in our product. We look forward to the day when your companies name will appear on our Acknowledgement list.

Keep up the good work !

CEO/Canadian Welder.
Ken Johnston