Advanced Welder Qualification Course

960 hours

This extensive structural welding course combines all courses in one. It is perfect for both beginners and welders with some experience  If you are looking for the full welding experience that will have you ready to go to work this is for you.

  • Setup, usage, and safety of cutting torch, plate beveling machine and plasma cutter

  • Grinder usage and safety

  • Shop safety

  • AWS Welding symbols, terms, and definitions

  • Interpretation of blueprints for practical applications

  • Setup and maintenance of SMAW, GMAW/FCAW, and GTAW welding equipment

  • SMAW, GMAW/FCAW, GTAW welding of the typical joints in all positions

  • Complete joint penetration welds in all positions

  • Study of the AWS D1.1 code visual acceptance criteria

  • Proper preparation of weld test coupons per AWS D1.1

  • Upon successful completion the opportunity to become a qualified welder per AWS specifications


Morning, Full-time 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Evening, Part-time 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Registration Fee:      $100

Lab Fee:                    $4,448

Tools:                         $1000 (optional)
Tuition:                      $14,452

Total:                         $20,000 (with tools)