*To register for this program you must hold either a Welder – Certificate of Qualification with Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement OR a Welder B – Certificate of Qualification with Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement. This advanced level of training will appear as an endorsement on the original Welder Certificate of Qualification.
Multi-Process Alloy Welding (MPAW) is the former Specialty Metals Endorsement program. The MPAW Endorsement enables a welder to weld specialized alloys, by any manual welding process, in any position, and such other work as is usually done by a Red Seal Certified Welder.
For more information on the Welder program please refer to the Welder program page.
The new Program Outline is in effect as of March 31, 2017. Please refer to OPSN-2016-014 for complete details. Please note that the changes resulting from Harmonization of the Welder program have had an impact in the training content for the MPAW endorsement. Please refer to the Outline Review Details attached at the end of the OPSN.
The exam weighting chart is available for the Endorsement exam for Multi-Process Alloy Welding (MPAW) and shows the approximate percentage of weighting per General Area of Competency (GAC).
Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience
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