In Manitoba, any person who performs welding processes on equipment or installations regulated by the Steam and Pressure Plants Act and Gas and Oil Burner Act must hold a valid Manitoba High Pressure Welder's Licence issued by Inspection and Technical Services Manitoba. This includes but is not limited to welding processes done on:
There are also other agencies in the province that may require a welder to hold a valid Manitoba High Pressure Welder's Licence even though the welding is being done on equipment that is not regulated under the legislation administered by the Office of the Fire Commissioner.
For instance, a welder must hold Manitoba High Pressure Welder's Licence to meet American Petroleum Institute Code requirements when performing welding processes on API-regulated vessels.
It is the welder's responsibility to ensure that he/she has the licence required for the job at hand.
Practical Pressure Welder Testing Program Information
For information on eligibility, licences and prerequisites, licencing policies, applying for a welding test, performance qualifications on the initial and renewal tests, and performance results from the examination, please consult Practical Pressure Welder Testing Program Information - (pdf). This syllabus is intended to assist a candidate applying to undertake a practical pressure welding test in Manitoba.
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Licencing Administrative Support:
Welding Examination Shop:
98 Paramount Road
Welding and Brazing Procedure Registrations
The following registration forms apply to welding and brazing procedures (all pdf format)
Welder Testing Examination Fees
Pressure Welder testing is $100 per test, effective September 15, 2013