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Welding Training & AWS Qualifications

Virginia Western is looking for motivated, responsible adults eager to change careers or start manufacturing or technical careers that offer competitive wages, benefits and opportunities for advancement.

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Welding – FCAW

Students will learn Flux-Core Arc Welding (FCAW) methods. FCAW processes allow for high quality, versatility, out-of-position welding capability. FCAW processes are used by manufacturers, industry and in construction.

Credentials: If successful, students will earn an American Welding Society Qualification and D1.1 Structural Bridge Code for FCAW welding methods. Upon course completion, welding coupons will be inspected by a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI).

Welding – GMAW

Students will learn Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) methods. GMAW processes are used by industry, maintenance repair and hobbyists. GMAW is fast and economical and is used for welding thin-gauge metal as well as heavy plate.

Credentials: If successful, students will earn an American Welding Society Qualification for GMAW welding methods. Upon course completion, welding coupons will be inspected by a Certified WeldingInspector (CWI).

Equipment Purchases

Students must purchase the following Personal Protective Equipment for all welding courses:

Description Unit Price Quantity
Wire Pliers $20 1
Helmet $30 1
Gloves, GMAW $15 1
Safety Glasses $10 1
Boots, Steel-toed $50 1
Welding Jacket $25 1

Estimated equipment price is $150.00.

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Amanda Decker: 540-857-6279
Melissa Marcus: 540-857-6820

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Location: Thomas Center - Ground Floor
Phone: 540-857-6076
Fax: 540-857-7386

Mailing Address:
3074 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015