Ready to start your career in welding?
Search by state or zip code in the above map to find training programs, schools, colleges & universities near you that offer welding related programs.
As you search and check out a school’s website, take note of factors that are important to you, like:
- Location of school or facility
- Cost of program or courses
- AWS certifications offered
- Availability of online or hybrid (mix of in-class time and online/computer time) courses
- Apprenticeship or internship, if applicable
Map Key and Features
The American Welding Society School Locator map displays post-secondary schools with welding or closely related programs. The map may indicate that schools are one or more of the following:
SENSE, or Schools Excelling through National Skills Standards Education, is a comprehensive set of minimum standards and guidelines for welding education programs.
Learn about the benefits of attending an AWS SENSE School.
- Schools that are also Accredited Test Facilities (ATFs) can conduct testing for the AWS Certified Welder program.
- To search all ATFs in your area, which may include manufacturing facilities, independent labs, or businesses, visit the ATF Locator.