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WABO Welding Certification Tests

Wenatchee Valley College is a Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO)-approved welding certification testing site.

Wenatchee Valley College offers Structural Welder Certification tests in SMAW, FCAW, and GTAW.

Robert Acklin, WABO test examiner

  1. Review the WABO test information below


  2. Submit test application to ceinfo@wvc.edu
    The WABO test examiner will review your application and reach out for clarification if needed


  3. Upon application approval you will receive instructions for registering and paying for your test(s)


  4. Review the welding lab safety manual (below).


  5. Arrive on your test date with a $60 check made payable to WABO and a valid photo ID.
    This fee is due to the examiner on test day, to be sent with your application to WABO. The test examiner cannot process cash, credit card, or money order payments.

1.   Test Info

 

2.   Application

 

3.  Safety Manual

 

WABO certification test dates:

Feb. 10, 2024 Saturday OPEN
March 9, 2024 Saturday OPEN
April 13, 2024 Saturday OPEN
May 11, 2024 Saturday Scheduling begins 3/1/24
June 8, 2024 Saturday Scheduling begins 3/1/24
July 13, 2024 Saturday Scheduling begins 3/1/24
August 10, 2024 Saturday Scheduling begins 6/1/24
September 14, 2024 Saturday Scheduling begins 6/1/24


Please note: Test dates will be canceled ten (10) days out if there are no registrations.