In Welding AWS Certification, students will:
- Learn basic (wire feed) gas metal arc welding.
- Gain skills needed by a variety of Vermont businesses.
- Earn certification from the American Welding Society.
According to the AWS, the US will need more than 400,000 welders by 2025. In Vermont, welders can find careers in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, HVAC, pipefitting, and more.
Participants must wear leather boots and long-sleeve, natural fiber (e.g., cotton, wool, or leather) clothing. Personal protective equipment will otherwise be provided.
To earn certification, participants must complete an exam on the last day of class.
Grant funding for parents
Are you a parent or guardian of a child under 14 years old? You may qualify to enroll at no cost via the Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SWFI). Learn more.