Local Union 597 UA Weld Testing

How to set up for a UA Weld Test

  1. You must come into the Training Center and weld an acceptable sample of the test you want to take.
  2. The sample will be evaluated and accepted or rejected by a Welding Instructor/Inspector in the weld shop.
  3. When the weld is accepted, a “UA Test Request Form” will be filled out by the welder and the Instructor(s).
  4. David Hintz will be in contact with you to arrange a test date.

What is expected at a UA Weld Test

  1. You must arrive by the set time of testing. If more than a half hour late a new test date may be given.
  2. Proper PPE must be worn at all times while in the weld shop.
  3. Download and Print “How to take a UA Weld Test”.
  4. Download and Print “Test Specification Sheet” for given test(s) for specific weld test criteria.
  5. Results are usually available within 5 business days.
  6. Results can be accessed on “Check Your Certs” or by contacting David Hintz at the Training Center 7AM-3:30PM Monday thru Friday.