The quality of industrial welding work is crucial in many aspects of today’s economy. The responsibility of a Welding Engineering Technician is to ensure that appropriate quality assurance systems are in place to monitor welding quality. These technicians have to interpret industry standards and codes, determine which procedures to apply, and perform visual and non-destructive testing associated with welding. They have to evaluate and record test results. This high quality program results in personal qualifications or credentials on the provincial, national and international levels.