Canadian Welding Red Seal Self Assessment
This online practice exam can be used to assess your welding knowledge prior to challenging the red seal journeyman exam. This online exam is an effective tool for individuals and companies wishing to assess skill gaps prior to completion of a welders’ Red Seal challenge exam and for recruiters who wish to assess trade credentials of foreign workers.
After completion of this practice exam, you should be able to:
- Identify knowledge gaps
- Focus on topics in need of further training and review
- Shorten Red Seal exam preparation time
- Customize your training
Welding Safety – This section of the exam assesses general safety in the welding trade as it relates to fumes, equipment, and consumables. Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) – This section of the exam assesses general knowledge relating to shielded metal arc welding, including polarity, electrode numbering, and equipment needs. Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) – This section of the exam assesses general knowledge of gas metal arc welding, including wire selection, gas selection, and equipment needs. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) – This section of the exam assesses general knowledge of gas tungsten arc welding, including gases used, equipment needs, tungsten selection, and filler wire numbering and composition. Oxy-Fuel Processes – This section of the exam assesses general knowledge of cutting and welding operations, including cylinder safety, regulators, tip selection, and filler wire classifications. Steel Fabrication – This section of the exam assesses general knowledge of steel fabrication, including layout, fabrication equipment, measuring, and tools.