A VIU student welding

Welder Testing

Building 130, 900 Fifth Street Nanaimo, BC

To schedule Welder Testing or Booth Rental contact the Welding tool room at WeldTest@viu.ca or 250.740.6118.

Prices in effect as of April 1, 2024

Canadian Welding Bureau Test in SMAW, FCAW and GMAW

Monthly CWB Testing:

Activity Fee
One test plate assembly $350 ***
Two test plate assemblies $400 ***
Three test plate assemblies $450 ***
Four test plate assemblies $500 ***
Retest (Retest must be done on the same day as testing OR at inspectors' discretion) $200 each ***

* Check tests are $350 per test (ie. 2 plates $700)

** Retest completed n same day as testing at inspectors' discretion $200

*** These costs reflect non company sponsored tests.

Booth Rental/Upgrading for ASME or CWB Test

Available Monday to Thursday from 7:30 am to 2:15 pm

Activity Fee
One week booth rental (Monday-Thursday) $400/week
Minimum 1 Week

Fax authorization forms or sponsorship application to 250.740.6457
Attention: Welder Tester

Student CWB Testing:

Current in session student rate: $150 per plate to maximum of two (2) plates on class test day.

Student***monthly test day rate:

1 plate     $150

2 plates  $300

3 plates  $350

4 plates  $400

Retest     $100

(student must be in session at time of booking)

***Pending students' Instructors discretion.