Category Archives: Welding Certifications

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AWS Welding Fabricator Certification Awarded

The highest standards for welding companies are those that are set by the American Welding Society (AWS). The society's standards are so high that many companies are never able to meet them. When a company does meet the standards, then the company has earned the

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Certified Welding Educator Program

Have you ever considered teaching? The American Welding Society (AWS) has made it easier than ever to become a Certified Welding Educator (CWE). This program is made for those welding professionals who are already in or want to be in the teaching field. The certification

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Nine Year Recertification for CWI or SCWI

A great way to further your welding career is by becoming a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) or even moving up to a Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI). It's a great way to make sure that you make yourself valuable and earn the money that you

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American Welding Online

Many welders may already know this but there will be those who don't: the American Welding Society (AWS) has a new online learning environment called American Welding Online (AWO). AWO offers a wide variety of learning tools such as interactive seminars for certified welders, students,

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Careers in Welding: Certified Welding Inspector

Even if you’ve only been working in the welding trade for a short time, chances are you’ve encountered  a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI). According to the American Welding Society (AWS), the welding industry’s premier trade association, the CWI credential is a nationally and internationally recognized

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Getting Started in Pipeline Welding

In the construction industry, welders have some of the most coveted jobs. This is because they can negotiate for better benefits and higher pay thanks to having a difficult skill that is in high demand. Welders who work on pipelines often have to travel and

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Welding Metallurgy Professional Development Workshops

May 2nd – 6th, 2011, the Welding Metallurgy (Educator Professional Development Workshop) will be held in Waco, TX. These courses are designed for those who are educators and teach in secondary and post-secondary programs. Welding Metallurgy is the first module of a four part series.

How to Prepare for a Welding Certification Test

Whether you’ve heard about the opportunities in construction welding, pipe welding, or the high-paying career in undersea welding, there’s one thing they all have in common: they’ll require welder certification. Image Source: Go Welding In order to land a welding job, most companies will want

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New Certification – Welding Sales Representative

As a welder, you know that you sometimes have to make the sale. You have to convince the customer that you or your shop are not only the best welders for their job, but that you are willing to work with them and can give

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Pipeline Welding Jobs

A very common question is whether a welder who works on pipelines can actually make money. Pipeline welding is a common career among welders and many see it as the gateway to a great career. Whether or not you earn a lot of money doing