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American Welding Society (AWS) Educator Training and Certification
AWS Educator Training and Certification

American Welding Society (AWS) training including certification processes, lesson planning, and teacher certification. Participants will be provided with hands on instruction, complete lesson plans, and guidance for student certification processes. 

Important Session Information:

Region 6 ESC - Welcomes Mr. Rich DePue to Huntsville, TX!

Join us for three days of learning and professional development in the area of student certification for welding. 


December 11-13, 2019 (8:00am – 5:00pm)


Day 1 - Region 6 Education Service Center - 3332 Montgomery Rd. Huntsville, TX 77340

Day 2 - Region 6 Education Service Center - 3332 Montgomery Rd. Huntsville, TX 77340

Day 3 - SHSU Ag Engineering Technology Center - 2224 Avenue M, Huntsville, TX 77340


$250 per attendee – (SSA Members $100)


1. A basic overview of SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, and Oxy-fuel cutting;

2. A review of the American Welding Society D1.1 and D9.1 codes and welder testing criterion;

3. Hands-on use of welding inspection and measuring tools to examine welds against code inspection criteria;

4. How to initiate a student welder qualification and certification program in your school;

5. A path for attending instructors to obtain welder certification to AWS welding codes and welding inspection certification to American Society for Nondestructive Testing inspection codes.

Workshop fee includes welding inspection gauges, course workbook and, providing tests are passed, welder, and inspector certification to attendees. When all workshop requirements are met, attendees will be certified as welders and inspectors under AWS, API, and ASNT codes where applicable, and authorized to test welders and submit paperwork for student certification to TEA accountability code items. Participants are expected to commit to all three days.

Required PPE - Please bring these items with you

  • Welding jacket or long sleeve welding shirt
  • Welding hood (min shade 10)
  • Welding gloves
  • Safety glasses

Dimension 4.3: Professional Development; Standard 1 - Instructional Leadership, Standard 2 - Human Capital

Registration for this session has ended

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(24) CEU
Contact Person:
Randy Lund
Richard DePue
CTE 7-12 Education, CTE Supervisors, CTE Teachers, Teachers, Ag Science
Date Time Location
12/11/2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Region 6 ESC
12/12/2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Region 6 ESC
12/13/2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM OFF SITE LOCATIONS,Agriculture Engineering Technology Lab

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