8.8.1 Qualification of Welders
Where required elsewhere in this Code, welding of parts, except for tack welds later incorporated into finished welds, shall be undertaken by either
(a) welders qualified in accordance with the requirements of Section 4 of ANSI/AWS D1.1, whereby the welders shall be qualified by the manufacturer or contractor, a professional consulting engineer, or a recognized testing laboratory
(b) a fabricator qualified to the requirements of CSA W47.1
In jurisdictions enforcing the NBCC, only the requirements of (b) apply.