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Continuing Education

WELD229 - "B" Pressure ABSA Exam

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Course Overview

This course is restricted to NAIT 3rd year apprenticeship welding students. Course fees include the use of NAIT welding labs and materials for the ABSA test, and an on-site test by a visiting ABSA official. NAIT requires a minimum of 6 students in order for ABSA to invigilate the B Pressure ABSA exam. The performance qualification card from ABSA is only valid for two years from the test date.

Students MUST appear at the welding shop on the test date with photo I.D. and all the Safety Gear and equipment needed for the examination.

For testing purposes, there will be an option to use either 60-10 “SMAW” Root or GTAW “TIG” Root.

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