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CWBGROUP WEAREWELDING OCTOBER 2014 CWBGROUP CERTIFICATION MEMBERSHIP EDUCATION PUBLIC SAFETY
CWBGROUP CWB - Canadian Welding Bureau QUASAR – ISO Management Systems CWBi – CWB Institute CWA – Canadian Welding Association CWA – Foundation Charity
CWBGROUP The CWB Group is an industry supported private sector not for profit organization providing welding certification, management systems registration and training services.
CWBGROUP CWB CERTIFICATION Certification for Welding Companies: Certify companies to W47.1, W47.2, W186 reinforcing bars, W55.3 resistance welding (Canam) Qualify Welders, Welding Supervisors & Welding Engineers Accredit weld test centers (schools) Qualification of Welding Procedures Certification of Electrodes and Filler Metals
CWBGROUP CWB CERTIFICATION Qualify union welders (Babcock and Wilcox) Companies to International requirements (e.g.. IIW/ ISO 3834) CWB Stud base Qualification Certify welding inspections W178.2 and inspection organizations W178.1
CWBGROUP QUASAR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM QUASAR, formed in 1993 provides registration services to industry and complements the certification services provided by the CWB. Our customers cover over 40 industries and services in Canada, U.S., Mexico and globally. The QUASAR Advantage Broad spectrum of industries 98% overall satisfaction with auditors Business optimization and growth Client focused and supportive auditing
CWBGROUP QUASAR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Industry specific auditing: ISO 9001:2008: Quality Management System ISO 14001:2004: Environmental Management HSAS 18001: 2007: Health and Safety CAN/CSA A660-10: Certification of Steel Building System CAN3-Z299: Quality Assurance Programs ISO 50001:2011: Energy Management AC472 Metal Building Systems ISO 3834:2005: The Welding Fabricator
CWBGROUP CWB INSTITUTE For nearly 70 years the CWB Group, formally the Canadian Welding Bureau, has been involved in the education, training and testing of skilled professionals in the welding, NDE (non destructive test / evaluation), metalworking and fabrication industries.
CWBGROUP CWB INSTITUTE Through the CWBi we can provide you with a range of courses, learning options and testing to suit your needs. Classroom Courses In-home Study Comprehensive Online Courses Mini Online Courses
CWBGROUP CWB INSTITUTE A small sample of courses offered by the CWBi: Welding Inspector Course – Level 1, 2 & 3 Welding Supervisor Course – Steel Welding Supervisor Course – Aluminum NDE Industrial Ultrasonic Inspection-Level 1 NDE Liquid Penetrant Inspection (LPI) - Level 2 NDE Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) - Level 2
CWA MEMBERSHIP The CWA was formed as a national membership driven association, mandated to promoting and supporting the welding and joining industry in Canada. Its mission is to provide a Canadian forum in which welding professionals, their employers, fabricators and welding-products suppliers are all able to exchange information, share knowledge resources and work with government and regulatory agencies and each other to advance the welding profession, its products and its practices.
CWBGROUP CWA MEMBERSHIP (51,252) The CWA provides members the opportunity to: Promote the importance of welding and joining Journal & Engage publications Participate in Chapter activities and roundtables Free Student and Educators membership Free Basic membership Premium and Corporate membership
CWBGROUP CWA MEMBERSHIP The CWA provides members the opportunity to: Influence legislation and regulation Participate in the development of education and standards Help in the development of trained professionals Network with fellow members Participate in conferences, seminars and trade show events
CWBGROUP CWA CanWeld Conference / IIW Congress Theme: Welding in the Arctic 47 presentations 230 attendees from a dozen countries Topics covered included: welding in subzero environments, cold temperature impact on the human body, NDT, safety, etc. Resolution passed to have the next conference in 2 years time, hopefully in Finland
CWBGROUP cwafoundation How the CWA Foundation will Support Education across Canada January 17, 2013, presented by Deborah Mates, CWA Foundation Director
CWBGROUP The CWA Foundation was founded in May of 2013 as a federally registered charity. The Foundation’s key mandates are to support public safety awareness, and to address the skilled welding labour shortage in Canada.
CWBGROUP Provides scholarships to students Manages industry repository Promotes skills development with 2 simulators Supports Skills Canada and World competition events Organizes and participates in youth camps Provide educational opportunities: to elementary, secondary and post- secondary students, as well as aboriginals, women, those with disabilities and visible minorities.
CWB OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY The mission of the Office of Public Safety is not solely to advocate for public safety. It has also been set up as a resource for individuals, government and industry to better understand standards related to welding, manufacturing and construction – and how the effective implementation of those standards can assist industry become more competitive, improve quality and reduce risk.
CWBGROUP CWB Groupwww.cwbgroup.orgwww.cwbgroup.org CWA Memberswww.cwa-acs.orgwww.cwa-acs.org CWA Foundationwww.cwa-foundation.orgwww.cwa-foundation.org Public Safetywww.weldquality.orgwww.weldquality.org For information please call: 1.800.844.6790