Occupational Training Program for Certified Welder
Synopsis of the Program
The American Institute of Welding
(AIW) offers a premier welding school for participants
in Loudoun County (NOVA), Northern Virginia;
Maryland, and the Washington,
DC Metropolitan areas. Our state-of-the-art training
facility is located in Chantilly, VA.
There are two scheduling
options for the program, Weekdays and Saturdays.
Our Weekday Program meets twice a week in the
evenings for a four (4) week period.
Weekend Program (Saturdays)
Our Weekend Program meets all day Saturday for
four (4) consecutive weeks.
Prospective students can call (703) 955-0462
for information, class schedules, and registration
or Contact Us Online.
Each student must be at least 18 years of age.
Students will be certified as a professional
welder after successful completion of the practical
AIW will assist the successful candidate with
job placement. These services include providing
information on job availability and assisting the
candidate with the job application process.
Please note that this
is NOT in any way a guarantee of employment with
us or with our associates.
As the Program Manager, AIW agrees to take the
action necessary to track and report all data required
to calculate program completion rates, employment
rates, and average earnings for all individuals
successfully completing this vocational training
In addition, AIW agrees to provide an individual
to function as a liaison between the parties.
At AIW, worksite safety is primary in our culture.
In addition to training as a certified welder, shop
safety will also be a large part of the curriculum
practiced every minute the students are in the shop.
Students not adhering to AIW and OSHA Safety Regulations
will be asked to leave.
About our Services
AIW provides an Occupational Training Program
for a certified welder.
Upon the successful completion of our program, you
will receive an Apprentive Welder Certicate.
It is the intent of this vocational training program
to prepare individuals to obtain gainful employment within
Our welding instructors must meet our requirements
We require that our instructors be 18 years of
age or older, and a US citizen or a green card holder.
General Contractors have an obligation to have a
worker complete an I-9 Immigration form.
Se habla Español!
For your convenience, we have Spanish-speaking
Certicate of Apprenticeship
In as little as four weeks, you can become an
Upon successful completion of our program,
your instructor will present you with a
Certicate of Apprenticeship.