Keyano College offers three different welding programs.

Welder - Apprenticeship

The three-year Welder - Apprenticeship program helps you acquire the on-the-job training, skills and technical training needed to succeed in an entry level position as a welder.

Welding - Pre-Employment

The Welding - Pre-Employment program equips you with the proper skill set to succeed in the welding industry.

Pre-employment programs provide you with a solid academic foundation to build upon in your career. You will review material in science, mathematics, report writing, employability skills, and learn technical training.

Welding Recertification

The Welding Recertification program offers Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) and Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) recertification testing for both structural and 'B' pressure welding. You can book booth rentals and testing times to become recertified.

API 570 Examination Preparation Course

This class is an intense one-week (5 instructional days) course designed to prepare the participant to take the API-570 Piping Inspector Certification Examination. The course is also beneficial for design, maintenance, fabrication, engineering, reliability, and repair personnel of process piping systems interested in learning more about the Codes and how to navigate through them.

API 570 Exam Prep Course details

Course will include detailed instruction in:

  • Calculations
  • Corrosion rate and remaining life determination
  • Maximum Allowable Working Pressure (MAWP)
  • Minimum Required Thickness
  • Evaluation of Locally Thinned Areas
  • Pressure Testing Requirements
  • Inspection Frequency Determination
  • Welding and Nondestructive Testing Requirements
  • Repairs and Alterations
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Practical Example Examinations


Reference Material:
Participants are required to have access to the edition of the Codes, Standards, and Recommended Practices detailed in the applicable “Publications Effectivity Sheet. To best prepare for the use of electronic code access during the exam, students are required to bring laptops or tablets with these codes for use during the class.

Please ensure you obtain authorized documents from one of API’s redistributors:

The cost of the course is $1,895.00 + GST and does not include the necessary code books.

For more information or to register please email Lisa Starks or call at 780-791-4988.