American Welding Society

AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY - LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE

The American Welding Society certificate is designed to provide students with technical skills needed to become a level 1 certified welder. The graduate will be proficient in SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, OFC, OAW, PAC, and GTAW procedures, mathematic calculations and reading blueprints. Students receive various levels of welding proficiency after successfully completing tests which measure their welding skills.

LABOR MARKET NEED FOR WELDERS, CUTTERS, SOLDERERS AND BRAZERS:

2015 Median Pay: $38,150 per year; $18.34 per hour

Employment change 2014 - 2024: 14, 400 positions available

ADMISSION TO THE PROGRAM:  OPEN

FIRST-TIME ENROLLEES

  1. Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam.
  4. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.
Student Organizations

Welding Club

The purpose of the Welding Club is to promote welding, fabrication and metal sculpture.

Advisor:

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This program is designed to be completed in 64 weeks.

This program will cost $7,055.00 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $0.00 of debt.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Illinois

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