Welding Training & Certification

The OSHA training meets all OSHA welding safety requirements and the Canada training meets all Canada welding requirements.

 

What do we offer? Whether you want welding training and certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the welding training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford.

How long is welding training? Our welding safety training kit and online training are approximately 90-120 minutes. Our welding trainer course is approximately 3 hours long.

 

What are my options for welding training?

Training Kits

The kit is for those who want to do the training themselves. It’s a welding safety training ppt presentation that is used to train groups of people all at one time in one location. If you need to train a trainer to use the kit we offer a train the trainer online course.

Online Training

Welding training online is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location or for employers who need to assign and monitor courses to their employees. Online training is eligible for bulk pricing discounts (for 16+ trainees).

Train the Trainer

The welding trainer course is online and meant to certify a single individual to use the training kit to train others. The kit is included with the train the trainer online course for no additional cost and is reusable. Results in a lifetime certification.

Onsite Training

Onsite training is for companies looking for hands-on training on your own equipment at your location. We come to you (from Rexburg, Idaho) so travel expenses are included, because of this onsite training is best for groups of at least 5-10+ trainees.

 

What’s in the Welding Training Course?

Our Welding Safety Training course is regulation compliant, and our online version fulfills classroom training requirements. Each class contains sections on equipment, safe operations, hazards, and more.

This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam.

Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial, and local standards, this training encompasses the following standards:

 

  • Encompasses these U.S. Standards
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Q – General Industry, Welding, Cutting, and Brazing

  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J – Construction

  • 29 CFR 1915 Subpart D – Shipyards

  • 29 CFR 1917.152 – Marine Terminals

  • Encompasses these Canadian Standards
  • CSA Welding Standards

  • Canadian Welding Bureau Standards

  • ASME Section IX

  • B.C – 12.112-12.126

  • Alberta – Alberta OHS 171

  • Manitoba –Manitoba’s Act & Regulations

  • Nova Scotia – Section 17A of the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act

  • Saskatchewan – TSASK Standards

 

Why do I need a welding training certificate?

In line with regulations, anyone who welds must receive training prior to working on their own. Requirements for refresher training related to forklifts or other processes are very specific. Most other equipment doesn’t have such specific requirements, but it’s wise to follow the same guidelines.

When it comes to refresher training, the standards in some instances (like forklifts) are very specific: operators must be re-evaluated every three years to see if they are still competent to operate the equipment. Best practices say to apply this same rule to all types of equipment. A so-called “free-pass” cannot be awarded based on experience, age, or time on the job. The extent of the evaluation is to be determined by the employer but should include a written and practical examination that prove continued competency.

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