Welding Examiner In-Training
A candidate shall apply to write the examination by submitting ABSA Application Form AB-249 and the corresponding application fee to ABSA at least 21 days before the examination date. ABSA provides a current examination schedule on line. For further information, please call ABSA’s Examination and Certification Department at (780) 437-9100, or call the toll free line at 1-877-433-8910, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Welding examiners in-training are only required to write paper 3.
The time allowed for completing each paper is three and a half (3.5) hours. To pass the examination, a candidate must also present a current and satisfactory Eye Examination Report (ABSA For AB-95) or equivalent) before receiving their Welding Examiner in Training Certificate of Competency.
A Welding Examiner in Training Certificate of Competency authorizes the holder to conduct performance qualification tests on behalf of a testing organization while employed by that testing organization, and while working under the direction of the holder of a Welding Examiner Certificated of Competency who is employed by the same testing organization.
The Welding Examiner in Training certificate has a three year expiry and in a non-renewable certificate.