Looking to advance your career as a welder or welding inspector? You’ve come to the right place. We’ll explain what certifications you need, where to go to get them, what your career prospects look like for the next decade and what steps you should be taking today to find and land your next job in the welding industry. The first thing you need to know is the body that oversees the entire welding industry in Canada: the CWB.
In the field of nondestructive testing, safety and precision are paramount. Your ability to conduct testing to the appropriate specifications not only gives you job security, but ensures the safety of your coworkers, customers and the public at large. To govern skills and safety in its nondestructive testing industry, Canada has what’s known as CGSB certification.
Nondestructive testing (NDT) methods are vital to many industries. From oil and gas to manufacturing and aerospace, ultrasonic testing and inspection is a popular NDT technique that is utilized in a variety of fields. Acoustical physicist Floyd Firestone patented the first practical ultrasonic testing (UT) device back in the early 1940s, and the method has been utilized and continuously improved upon ever since.