A Note About the Coronavirus, COVID-19

As we begin to return to normalcy, AWS is taking the necessary precautions to reinstate seminars while following the guidelines set forth by local government and hosting hotel/facility with regard to social distancing. Masks are mandatory and must be worn during your seminar and exam. Gloves are strongly encouraged and will be provided by AWS. Any changes to restrictions will be communicated to seminar and exam attendees.

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CWI Pre-Seminar / Recertification Preparation

CWI Pre-Seminar Package

A bundle of 10 online courses designed to prepare you for the CWI seminar & satisfy the training requirement for recertification.
CWI Pre-Seminar / Recertification Preparation
API 1104

API 1104 Online Code Clinic

Learn to quickly locate relevant clauses, charts, and tables in time-sensitive testing and working environments.
API 1104
D1.1 Online Code Clinic

D1.1 Online Code Clinic

Learn to quickly locate relevant clauses, charts, and tables in time-sensitive testing and working environments.
D1.1 Online Code Clinic
Safety in the Welding Trade

Safety in Welding

A comprehensive overview of best practices in welding safety.
Safety in the Welding Trade
How to Be A Certified Welder

AWS Learning Online Educational Library

The complete suite of AWS online courses at one affordable rate.
How to Be A Certified Welder

Now anyone can have simple & easy access to WELDING EDUCATION, anywhere, anytime!

Welcome! Whether you’re new to welding or preparing for that next great-paying job, AWS Learning is your one-stop resource for welding education. Our comprehensive catalog of seminars, online courses, conferences, blogs, podcasts, and other educational materials are specifically designed to help you achieve your welding career goals.


2021 Seminar & Exam Schedules

Certified Welding Inspector, 9-Year Recertification, Certified Radiographic Interpreter and Certified Welding Part B Schedules are now online!
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Tips for TIG Welding on Stainless Steel

Welding stainless steel can be tricky because it is very good at retaining heat, and this can lead to problems such as warping, embrittlement, and rust.




AWS Learning Glossary
An A to Z collection of welding terms with definitions & images of common processes, materials, organizations and devices.


Shorthand for a reduction-oxidation reaction which go on simultaneously because when one atom loses electrons and becomes oxidized, another atom gains those electrons and becomes reduced.