AWS Professional Development

If you’re looking to broaden your skill sets and keep pace with advancements in your field, the knowledge and expertise of technical experts and industry leaders is now just a click away.

Our live, instructor-led webinars are the perfect way to learn more about different welding topics all while also earning Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or Continuing Education Units (CEUs). To earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or Continuing Education Units (CEUs), you must attend the webinar for the entire duration and pass a short quiz after the end of your webinar or webinar series.

Aluminum Welding for Fabricators, Inspectors & Engineers

Aluminum for Welders

This live webinar covers all aspects of aluminum welding, with a focus on weldment design, fabrication, and inspection.The webinar also takes a detailed look at how to properly qualify aluminum welding procedures and personnel.

Attendees that complete all six webinar sessions and earn a passing score on the final exam will earn 6 PDHs or 0.6 CEUs.

WPS, PQR, WQTR, & Other Acronyms

WPS and other acronyms

This live webinar provides an introduction to essential welding documents, including how to write and qualify WPSs and their supporting PQRs. It also covers the qualification of welders and welding operators.

Attendees that complete all four webinar sessions and earn a passing score on the final exam will earn 8 PDHs or 0.8 CEUs

Introduction to ASME Section IX

AWS Learning International Brazing and Soldering Conference 2020

This live webinar is ideal for engineers, quality control personnel, purchasing agents and other individuals in the welding and materials joining industry that need a high-altitude view of ASME BPVC Section IX – Welding, Brazing, and Fusing.

Attendees that complete all three webinar sessions will earn 6 PDHs or 0.6 CEUs

How to Increase Your Facility’s Productivity

How to Increase your Facility's Productivity

During this live webinar, you’ll learn how to assess and observe waste in your facility and move forward with a plan to reduce waste and improve productivity.

Attendees that complete all three webinar sessions will earn 12 PDHs or 1.2 CEUs

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Become an Instructor


Turn your knowledge and work experience into a rewarding teaching opportunity! AWS is currently seeking instructors to develop courses. Click below for additional details on how to become AWS’ next Professional Development instructor.


Online Courses


AWS online courses offer immersive experiences that encourage learners to actively think, question, and draw conclusions. Unlike many PowerPoint presentations and classroom recordings, AWS courses incorporate animated graphics, audio narration, video footage, and interactive elements that make even the most complex topics both engaging and easy to understand.


Instructor-Led Seminars


Whether you’re looking for better opportunities, or fulfilling company requirements, AWS Seminars will help you take your welding career to the next level. AWS offers many Certified Welding Inspector training options as well as Certified Welding Supervisor, Certified Radiographic Interpreter and Certified Resistance Welding Technician educational offerings.


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