The AWS Safety in Welding Course is now FREE!

Based on the ANSI Z49.1:2012 Safety in Welding Standard, this course includes a broad range of topics, including hazards, safety equipment, ventilation, welding in confined spaces, safety precautions, and safety specifications. Presented in easy-to-access, online modules, the AWS Safety in Welding course is equally accessible to students, hobbyists and established professionals who want to expand their knowledge base and core competencies.

    •  ANSI Z49.1 National Standard
    •  Safety & Health Fact Sheets
    • 11 Modules with Pre & Post Quizzes

More Information & Free Course Access Here!

*Fee will apply if user elects to obtain Certificate of Completion or PDH’s.


 

Weld-Ed Modules-Metallurgy & Joining and Cutting Process

Weld-Ed is offering two of our more popular Module PowerPoint slides sets, 1: Metallurgy and 2: Joining and Cutting Processes as free downloads via Dropbox. The content may be used as an entire course in welding technology or welding metallurgy, and you may customize the slides to fit your students’ needs.

 

Link to access Metallurgy Module

Link to access Joining & Cutting Process


Video Resources 

Welding-related YouTube Sites :

WeldDotCom

The Fabricator Series

WeldTube

Welding Tips and Tricks


Resources for Online Courses & Student Activities 

The following ideas and articles are suggestions and we hope they help you find inspiration to solve challenges you are currently facing. Welding is hands-on, and difficult to teach online, but your effort to continue to engage your students while schools are not meeting in-person is greatly appreciated. 

Click here to View Fact Sheet


Resources for CTE Courses

The CTE Coalition has partnered to provide the resources necessary to keep your CTE programs moving forward in these unprecedented times with many schools temporarily closed to students.  

Click here to view the CTE Coalition resources


Classroom & Shop

Boost the appearance of your classroom & shop with the Welding Careers Poster.  Use the links below to download a 11" by  17"  printer friendly version or a high resolution for custom print sizes:

11" by 17" Print Ready Career Poster

Full-bleed for Professional Printing

Download & Print the Careers Poster Today!

Welding Career Profile Cards

Now available for download and print! These 8.5" by 11" career cards feature eight different welding career profiles all highlighting key information about the commonly required types of skills, education, credentials, and more. These profile cards are a great edition to the classroom, career day events, and more! 

Career Profile Cards for Download & Print Here!

Scholarships for Welding Students

AWS offers more than $1.5 million each year in scholarships to students in certificate, associate degree, and bachelor’s degree welding programs.  More than 1,000 scholarships are awarded, with individual students receiving between $1,000 to $5,000, and in some cases even more.

National, District, and Section Scholarships

Deadline is March 1st for scholarships to be used the following fall term.

Learn more at www.aws.org/scholarships.   

Welder Training Scholarships

For students seeking welder training in a certificate program less than two years in length.  Applications are accepted January-November and selections are made throughout the year on a rolling basis.

Learn more at www.aws.org/weldertrainingscholarship.

Students can apply for all scholarships at scholarship.aws.org.


Scholarships for Welding Educators

Want to gain some extra knowledge or get some help pursuing an advanced degree? The AWS Foundation offers scholarships for welding educators to pursue continuing education or professional development.

Learn more and apply at www.aws.org/educatorscholarships.

Grant Opportunities for Welding Programs


Welding Workforce Grant

The AWS Foundation is committed to supporting schools and educational institutions that are training the next generation of welders. Grants up to $25,000 are available to improve and expand facilities to increase the number of welding graduates. This year the AWS Foundation will award up to $300,000 to programs across the country.

Learn more about the Welding Workforce Grant program at www.aws.org/welderworkforcegrant

Thinking about hosting a welding competition or looking to improve an existing one?

Check out this  AWS Publication for Welding Contests 

AWS Membership Opportunities

Individual 

AWS membership can help you advance your career, connect with industry experts and save on AWS products and services. 

Learn more about AWS Membership Opportunities

Student

AWS knows that students are our industry’s future and provides every aspiring welding professional with a variety of unparalleled resources and opportunities.

Learn more about Student Membership Opportunities

Educational Institution

You strive to maintain the highest educational standards: to advance today’s workforce and train the next generation that will help keep our welding industry safe, strong and secure around the world. The Educational Institution membership was designed especially for educational leaders, faculty, staff and students.

Learn  more about the Educational Institution Membership


AWS Student Chapters

AWS Student Chapters provides a foundation for students to gain the knowledge, experience and networking needed to begin a successful career outside of the classroom.  With over 100 AWS Student Chapters located at schools across the country,  students can learn and sharpen the skills needed for a successful career in the welding industry. 

Learn more about AWS Student Chapters 

Learn more about what an AWS Accredited Test Facility has to offer!


Get Involved with your Local AWS Section

Learn more Here!


Turn-key welding curriculum for your program. Learn more here!