Custom Seminars

Get a guaranteed combination of superior education plus convenience and affordability.

Why AWS Custom Seminars arethe way to go.
For convenience, customization and cost-savings, AWS In-Plant Training can make life less complicated and more rewarding for your company and your employees.
  • It’s customized
  • It’s convenient
  • It’s cost-effective
  • It’s highly-rated
  • It’s only a call away
AWS Custom Seminars are flexible. AWS can accommodate any schedule – days, evenings, or even weekends. In some cases, AWS can compact a six-day seminar to four days, or provide other workshops, such as applying the requirements of the D1.5 Bridge Code, or principles and guidelines for nondestructive testing. With every in-plant program, AWS provides workbooks, references, supplies, visuals, and most importantly, expert instruction.

Some popular programs AWS offers are:
  • The Code Clinic
  • Welding Inspection Technology Seminar
  • Corrosion of Welds: Causes and Cures
  • What Professionals New to Welding Need to Know About Its
  • Metallurgy
Make your employees more productive and your company more competitive with Certifications from AWS.

How participants rate AWS In-House Training...

Certified Welding Inspector
A Certified Welding Inspector has the technical proficiency to determine if a weldment meets the acceptance criteria of a specific code, other type of standard or a contractual document.  A CWI must be thoroughly familiar with welding processes, welding procedures, welder qualifications, materials, and limitations of weld testing.  This professional must be able to read drawings, prepare and keep records, prepare and make reports, and make responsible judgments.  The highest technical requirements and ethical principles must be consistently followed for a welding inspector to be effective.  AWS provides practical, to-the-point preparation for your employees qualified to sit for the CWI Exam – and it can be conducted right at your facility.

Certified Welding Educator
As a Certified Welding Educator, one can simplify training requirements, prepare instruction plans, conduct training classes using prepared instructional, and evaluate student performance.  In addition, a CWE can also conduct both technical and skilled welding classes. A CWE must be thoroughly familiar with welding processes, welding procedures, welder qualifications, materials, the limitations of welding testing, and be able to read drawings, prepare and keep records, and prepare and make reports.  AWS offers an outstanding CWE Prep Course, and a package that includes the CWE exam.

A minimum of 10 participants is required.  Contact the Education Services Department for an updated price listing.

Qualifications for CWI and CWE
The CWI and CWE are coveted designations and widely recognized benchmarks of achievement. Certain qualifications are required before one can take the CWI and CWE Exams.

Fees can be paid using a purchase order.  For convenience, customized training and cost-savings, AWS Costom Seminars is the way to go. Call the Education Services Business Unit today at 800-443-9353, Ext. 237.

If you would like more information, please contact Nichole Bradley at (800) 443-9353, Ext. 237 or email

What our customers have to say about it:

"This program will make me a much better teacher." – Tracy Border
"There were a lot of things to like about this seminar... the instructor was extremely knowledgeable and experienced, and his sense of humor kept things interesting." – James P. Dunn Jr.

"[I liked] the knowledge, enthusiasm and intensity of the instructor." – Bill Addlespurger

"The metal man [Richard Campbell] has an enthusiastic heart for the subject." – Garry Pelfrey

"I could never have learned this much material without the format and concise, direct instruction provided."– Christopher Havel

"[I liked] the quality of material and instruction with enough humor to break the tension." – Richard Thompsom