Fundamentals of Welding Curriculum
The American Welding Society (AWS) is proud to offer the Fundamentals of Welding Curriculum − a comprehensive collection of print and digital resources and learning tools for high schools, technical colleges, and vocational training programs.
Developed in partnership with industry experts and education professionals, the curriculum aligns with the governing standards of the SENSE program and is an effective option for in-person and virtual learning!
If your institution is looking to improve an existing welding program or better support your instructors and students, the Fundamentals of Welding Curriculum can help!
AISC K-12 Resources that focus on Structural Steel Design and Construction
AISC is passionate about introducing K-12 students to the exciting career opportunities in the design and construction world. These free, age-specific resources and activities emphasize the use of structural steel and highlight many areas of the multifaceted industry.
Weld-Ed Survey Results: Covid-19 Impacts on Welding Instruction
A recent survey of welding instructors was conducted by Weld-Ed to asses and understand the impacts of Covid-19 on the welding education environment. The survey captured key information from welding instructors of all education levels across the U.S. To view the findings and recommendations identified by the recent Weld-Ed survey use the link below.
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
*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.
Miller OpenBook™ E-Learning & Welding Training Materials
Miller OpenBook™ E-Learning:
OpenBook™ is a FREE software application or Web-based technology used to plan, implement, and assess learning processes. OpenBook™ provides Welding instructors with an easy tool to assign and deliver welding content, create quizzes, download welding labs, monitor student participation, assess and report student progress and performance.
Additional FREE Welding Training Materials:
Explore additional welding training materials which help to improve welding skills or teach new welders. Access welding calculators, educational DVDs, and guides for online welding.
Welding-related YouTube Sites :
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.
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.
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!