Advanced Welding School | Welding School in Walker Louisiana

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The Advanced Welding School Advantage

Our 17,000 square foot facility is equipped with the latest welding equipment and technology. Including a state of the art Lincoln Electric Plasma Cutter so you can focus on welding instead of cutting metal!
Our program includes 16 different welding classes and several American Welding Society Certification Programs.
Our instructors are highly qualified with multiple welding certifications and years of hands on welding experience.
We are an American Welding Society accredited teaching facility and laboratory, which provides hands on welding testing under American Welding Society Codes.
Enrollment is always open and you set your own schedule so you can get certified at a pace that works for you.
There are no classrooms, you start welding on day one!
Kings of Welding has awarded AWS as the BEST WELDING SCHOOL in the state of Louisiana!!

Awards based on facilities, teaching expertise, welding experience and course content.

Why Choose Advanced Welding School?

Workforce Ready Training

Our unique learning environment will teach workplace values exactly the same as found in all fabrication facilities that employ welders. We train certified welders that can move directly into the workplace and start earning money.

Better Training, Less Time

Our school’s unique course format focuses on specific welding disciplines offering a portfolio of up to 16 course options at different levels in all of the four major disciplines. Our longest course is only 24 weeks.

Experienced Instructors

We're the only school in our area owned and operated by an American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector and Certified Welding Educator. We only employ certified teachers that have years of welding and teaching experience.

Leading With Technology

Our Lincoln Plasma Arc Cutter is used to save you time so you can show up and weld rather than spending valuable time cutting your own materials. Plasma cutting is a process that cuts through electrically conductive materials by means of an accelerated jet of hot plasma. Typical materials cut with a plasma torch include steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass and copper. Although, other conductive materials may be cut as well.

With our Lincoln Plasma Arc Cutter and over 80 Welding Booths you won't have a problem working at your own pace to become a certified welder.

We provide a unique course format that equips you with the experience and certification necessary to get a welding job making an average salary of $64,480 in Louisiana.

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Richard Hope
Richard Hope

American Welding Society – Certified Welding Inspector, Certified Welding Educator, B. S. Degree in Finance from LSU. Welding since 1975.

Chief Administrator 225.445.6999

Ron Stockman
Vice President 

Ron has spent the last 25 years building strong relationships within the Louisiana welding industry: his main focus will be job placement for graduates. 

Miller Weld Process Training Level I and II. Lincoln Weld Process Training Level II. ESAB Welding Technology Course. B.S degree from ULM

John Downing
John Downing
Welding Instructor

John Downing spent much of his career welding throughout the United States and overseas and brings over 41 years of real world experience to our school.

Mark Stevens AWS
Mark Stephens
Welding Instructor

Mark Stephens spent 31 years honing his craft before joining us as an instructor at Advanced Welding School. 


Perry Person AWS
Perry Person
Welding Instructor

With 33 years of welding experience starting in 1986, Perry Person brings valuable experience from the field as well as fabrication shops to his teachings.

Robert Smith
Robert Smith
Welding Instructor

Robert Smith brings 23 years of welding experience in a variety of fields including Sunland Fabricators, Construction Turnaround Services, and Boilermakers Local 37.

Advanced Welding School, LLC 10340 Florida, Blvd Walker, La. 70785 is applying to become a candidate for accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Persons wishing to make comments should either write to the Executive Director of the Commission, Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, or submit comments on the Council’s website ( Persons making comments must provide their names and mailing addresses.

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