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AIW Announces the Opening of our Second Location in Culpeper, VA!
New information on applying for your welding certificate
Institute of Welding (AIW)
Welcomes You to Our Website!
and we thank you for your Interest in our Welding Training Program.
AIW Welding School Mission
The American Institute of Welding (AIW) offers a premier welding school for participants in Loudoun County, Northern Virginia (NOVA); Maryland, and the Washington, DC Metropolitan areas. Our state-of-the-art training facilities are located in Chantilly, VA as well as Culpeper, VA. AIW’s superior training program provides students with the skills and professional certification they need to obtain employment as a welder. Our welding school program can be completed in just four weeks and we offer evening and weekend classes for your convenience. The mission of AIW is to equip unemployed and underemployed individuals with marketable skills so they can improve their standard of living through gainful employment as a welder.
Instruction and Safety
AIW is certified as an American Welding Society Accredited Testing Facility. This is a significant certification in the construction industry because it allows us to test and certify outside welder candidates and companies around the region. The American Institute of Welding employs only highly-qualified instructors who are professional welders with years of practical experience in the field. Students receive personalized one-on-one training with a skilled welder. Workshop safety is a critical component of our welding school, and we ensure that our students comply with all OSHA safety requirements. Every welder in training is required to wear special protective gear. During instruction, welders receive on the job training in a variety of different areas pertaining to welding.
Upon successful completion of our program, our graduates are fully certified by the American Welding Society. AIW graduates are equipped with the credentials and training needed to work as professional welders. AIW also offers career placement assistance to our graduates.
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The easiest way to learn a trade in the shortest period of time!Robert H. AIW