Boost earnings and opportunities: Get Certified

One of the best ways to advance your welding career is by earning a specialized certification. This opens up opportunities for more money, leadership roles and higher-level career challenges. AWS offers nine different certification categories, from inspectors, supervisors and educators to radiographic interpreters, welding engineers and fabricators.

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CWI Seminar/Exam
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To Renew/Recertify your Certification
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CRWT Beta Test Announcement

From October 31, 2018 to February 28, 2019, AWS will be beta testing the Certified Resistance Welding Technician (CRWT) exam. AWS is calling practitioners in all resistance welding sectors to participate the beta test at Prometric test centers.

Volunteers can expect to be at the test center for about two and half hours. To learn more about the beta test, please CLICK HERE.

Register for the CRWT Beta Exam


Computer Based Testing Announcement

To ensure that the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) program and other AWS certification programs maintain the highest level of quality and integrity, the American Welding Society (AWS) has begun moving from paper-based testing to computer-based testing (CBT).  AWS is partnering with educational testing service Prometric to deliver CBT exams in more than 160 countries.  AWS began offering CBT exams in May 2016 for select certification programs; and portions of the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) exam will transition to CBT exams by the end of 2018.

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Computer Based Testing Program



AWS seminars provide the perfect opportunity to gain new insights, expand your skill set and satisfy your recertification credentials

Certified Welding Inspection Seminar
Certified Welding Inspector 9-year Recertification
Certified Welding Supervisor Seminar
Certified Radiographic Interpreter

See full list of seminars here.

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