Structural Welding Certification Exams
(Business & Industry Course (B&I Public))
Wisconsin Statute #Ind.53.63 requires that all structural welding
done in the state of Wisconsin be performed by state-certified
welders. Single family or two-family dwellings and buildings used
solely for agricultural purposes are exempt from this requirement.
All tests are in accordance with AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code.
All joint configurations and welding processes must meet the criteria
given under section 3 of AWS D1.1 titled Prequalification of WPSs.
• All tests are given by State of Wisconsin
Weld Test Conductors. Welders
successfully passing this test can be
registered with the state of Wisconsin as
certified welders. This is commonly known
as being “state certified.”
• Exams are given on 1” or 3/8” steel plate.
• Joints are V-grooves with or without
backing strips in the positions needed.
• SMAW, FCAW or GMAW processes
may be used.
• More plates can be purchased for
$100 per set. If needed, please
For more information, please call Larry Clark at 920-887-4490.
||Beaver Dam Campus Room K-401
||$200 per person for two sets of test plates. Additional plates can be purchased for $100 per set.