Welding Supervisor Steel

Course Overview

Although this course is designed for welding supervisors who want to increase their knowledge of managing a certified welding shop, it is also of interest to engineers, shop foremen, quality assurance personnel or others who want to develop an understanding of weld quality control and certification.

Features of this course

Students taking the course in-class

  • 40 hours of world-class teaching from our knowledgeable CWB Instructors
  • An opportunity to network with other welding professionals
  • Participants will receive a certificate of attendance and an examination transcript on successful completion of the course

There will be an opportunity to write the following examinations required to become a qualified welding supervisor:

  • CSA Standard W47.1 (open-book examination)
  • CSA Standard W59 (open-book examination)
  • Welding Symbols
  • Weld Discontinuities
  • Quality Control & Inspection Methods

Students taking the course online

The Online course covers all the material included in the classroom course.

Online students should note that they will need to travel to a proctored examination centre or CWB Group office to take the examinations required to complete this course. Any fees or costs associated with the proctoring of exams are not covered in the fees for this course.

The learning material in the online version of this course represents approximately 40 hours of in-class training.

The following topics will be covered

  • Requirements for certification including qualification of welding engineers, welding supervisors, welders, welding operators and tack welders
  • Requirements for prequalification and the qualification of welding procedures
  • Details of welding symbols and the identification, causes and correction of weld discontinuities
  • Quality control practices related to welding and common inspection methods
  • The features and application of welding procedure data sheets


  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Please note: latest version of CSA Standards W47.1 and W59 are required during the course and to write the open-book examinations
  • Printed Welding Supervisor Study Guides are provided for this course

Course Materials

The following materials can be ordered during the registration process.

Upcoming Classes

Course Date Location Price*
Welding Supervisor Steel Anytime Online $1,467.00
Welding Supervisor Steel December 13 - 17, 2021 Nisku - CWB Western Office $1,467.00
Welding Supervisor Steel January 10 - 14, 2022 Dartmouth $1,467.00
Welding Supervisor Steel January 17 - 21, 2022 Langley - Best Western $1,467.00
Welding Supervisor Steel January 24 - 28, 2022 Winnipeg $1,467.00
Welding Supervisor Steel February 14 - 18, 2022 Calgary - Glenmore Inn $1,467.00
Welding Supervisor Steel March 7 - 11, 2022 Milton $1,467.00
Welding Supervisor Steel March 28 - April 1, 2022 Nisku - CWB Western Office $1,467.00