Welding and other trade jobs are in high demand, so if you think the traditional college route isn’t right for you, going to trade school may be the best fit for you. Below is more information on the different courses Advanced Welding School offers.
- SMAW pipe
This course will cover all skills and knowledge that apply to welding pipe, including pipe positions, joint geometry, and preparation.
- SMAW plate
This course will introduce the shielded metal arc welding process, with an emphasis on padding, fillet, and groove welds.
- GTAW plate
This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process and includes information on the correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas, and proper fill rod.
- GTAW Advanced
This course is on advanced topics in GTAW welding, including welding in various positions and directions.
- Restriction Welding
- Pipeline Welding
This course has been designed to help welders learn about arc welding safety and the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process (SMAW-Stick)
- Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) and Certified Welding Educator (CWE)
The AWS program to become a CWI or CWE has been developed to ensure students have the skills, knowledge, and experience needed. Both the CWI and CWE can be taken simultaneously.
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding
- Gas Metal Arc Welding
This course has been designed to help students enhance their skills with the gas metal arc welding process.
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
This course covers gas tungsten arc welding on pipe and includes joint preparation and fit up.
- Combination Welder
This career major will prepare students to do quality work in a variety of different construction and manufacturing jobs.
- Plant Maintenance Welders
This is a maintenance welding seminar that’s designed for welding technicians and other personnel working in industrial plants, construction, manufacturing, metalworking and fabrication shops. It includes discussion on welding skill improvement and focuses on welding principles.
If becoming a welder fits your education path, and sounds like it fits your lifestyle better than the traditional college route, contact Advanced Welding Schools today. Our experienced educators can help answer any questions you have about starting your welding career. Contact us today at 225-667-9797, or visit our website to learn more about our course catalog.