Nov.28, 2014-Canadian Welding Bureau approved two more testing centers of Stanford International College, which are located in Shandong and Guangzhou respectively, China. With addition of the two new accredited testing centers from China, Stanford has been endowed with the capabilities to organize the training and testing abroad.
There are totally 221 CWB testing centers around the globe according to CWB website.
Alice Wang, the head of International Department, said “we are excited to have two new CWB testing centers approved in China. It is a milestone for us to expand our footprint into China”. “Up to now, approximately 30 students have taken the test and obtained their CWB certificates”, added Alice, “both China and Canada has a strong demand for the workers with such a skillset.”
The CWB (Canadian Welding Bureau) was formed in 1947 to administer W47.1, W47.2, W55.3, W186, W178.1 and W48 to industries across Canada and internationally for:
• Certification of companies involved in welding
• Certification of Welding Inspection Companies
• Certification of Welding Inspectors
• Certification of Welding Electrodes
The CWB qualifies welders, welding procedures as well as providing comprehensive training courses and products through the CWB Learning Centre. The activity of the CWB contributes to the high level of competence enjoyed by industries employing welding and joining and the consistent progress in welding technology, and the reliability of welded products.
Stanford International College is registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.