Fundamentals of Welding Curriculum

 The American Welding Society (AWS) is proud to offer the Fundamentals of Welding Curriculum − a comprehensive collection of print and digital resources and learning tools for high schools, technical colleges, and vocational training programs.

Developed in partnership with industry experts and education professionals, the curriculum aligns with the governing standards of the SENSE program and is an effective option for in-person and virtual learning!

If your institution is looking to improve an existing welding program or better support your instructors and students, the Fundamentals of Welding Curriculum can help!

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AISC K-12 Resources that focus on Structural Steel Design and Construction

AISC is passionate about introducing K-12 students to the exciting career opportunities in the design and construction world. These free, age-specific resources and activities emphasize the use of structural steel and highlight many areas of the multifaceted industry.

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The AWS Safety in Welding Course is now FREE!

Based on the ANSI Z49.1:2012 Safety in Welding Standard, this course includes a broad range of topics, including hazards, safety equipment, ventilation, welding in confined spaces, safety precautions, and safety specifications. Presented in easy-to-access, online modules, the AWS Safety in Welding course is equally accessible to students, hobbyists and established professionals who want to expand their knowledge base and core competencies.

    •  ANSI Z49.1 National Standard
    •  Safety & Health Fact Sheets
    • 11 Modules with Pre & Post Quizzes

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Weld-Ed Modules-Metallurgy & Joining and Cutting Process

Weld-Ed is offering two of our more popular Module PowerPoint slides sets, 1: Metallurgy and 2: Joining and Cutting Processes as free downloads via Dropbox. The content may be used as an entire course in welding technology or welding metallurgy, and you may customize the slides to fit your students’ needs.


Metallurgy Course

Joining & Cutting Processes Course

Miller OpenBook™ E-Learning & Welding Training Materials

Miller OpenBook™ E-Learning:
OpenBook™ is a FREE software application or Web-based technology used to plan, implement, and assess learning processes. OpenBook™ provides Welding instructors with an easy tool to assign and deliver welding content, create quizzes, download welding labs, monitor student participation, assess and report student progress and performance.

Additional FREE Welding Training Materials:
Explore additional welding training materials which help to improve welding skills or teach new welders. Access welding calculators, educational DVDs, and guides for online welding. 

Miller OpenBook™ E-Learning:

Access to Additional Welding Training Resources