CANADIAN WELDING RED SEAL SELF-ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW
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
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CANADIAN WELDING RED SEAL SELF-ASSESSMENT TOPICS
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.
CANADIAN WELDING RED SEAL SELF-ASSESSMENT DURATION: Approximately 90 minutes
CANADIAN WELDING RED SEAL SELF-ASSESSMENT RESULTS: If your mark on this self-assessment is lower than 75%, you will receive a detailed training plan within 7 days containing topic areas for further review in addition to study resources.
If your mark on this self-assessment is 75% or higher, you will benefit from a general review of all Red Seal Welding topics.
These practice questions are meant to demonstrate the structure and phrasing of Red Seal examination questions. Success on these questions will NOT automatically result in Red Seal certification. These questions are intended to be used as an assessment of trade knowledge while preparing to challenge the red seal examination.
More information about the standard that the Red Seal examination is based on may be found at www.red-seal.ca.
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