The CWB Group provides a range of services geared specifically for welders at all points in their career. In Canada structural welders must be qualified under CSA W47.1, W47.2 and W186, which are administered by the Canadian Welding Bureau (part of the CWB Group). This same qualification process is also useful for non-structural work, as the resulting CWB Ticket is the only nationally recognized credential within Canada. Beyond welder tickets, the CWB Group also provides a complete national welding training curriculum with standardized welding skills assessments and skills credentials across all cutting and joining processes. Welders graduating from these courses get access to on-going skills upgrading and employment services.
Welders of all skill levels are encouraged to join the Canadian Welding Association (CWA), which acts as the voice of and advocate for the welding and joining industry within Canada.