Welder Certification (16-hour Testing Course)

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The Welder Certification testing course includes welder certifications based on the American Welding Society (AWS) standards. Testing in all positions on most industrial metals, plate or pipe (carbon, stainless, aluminum, most exotic) at any thickness. Cost of workshop includes testing and certificate. Students are responsible for a materials fee.

What:           Welder 16-hour Certification Testing Course

When:          Monday, May 12 & 13 from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m; and
May 14, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where:        Palomar College, San Marcos Campus
Welding Shop, Room T-110

Cost*:          $300 for first certification test, plus $50 materials fee.
$150 for each additional certification test.
$550 for Pipe Test available (including materials fee).

 * There is a $2.00 non-refundable processing fee applicable when registering online.

All students need to supply their own welding safety equipment including safety glasses, welding jacket, welding hood, chip and hammer, wire brush and welding gloves.  In addition, long pants and sturdy, close –toed shoes must be worn.


To register by phone call our department staff at (760) 891-7892.

Note: This certification course is for those who have been working in the welding industry and would like to test in order to be certified.  It is not a training, or practice course. It is strictly for testing/certification purposes. Only set-up time will be allowed.

Special Notice: Students must be preregistered two days prior to class date. No refunds will be granted for withdrawals submitted with less than a 48-hour notice, or for no-shows. Course is subject to cancellation if minimum required enrollment is not fulfilled.

PARKING POLICY: (ENFORCED 7 DAYS/WEEK) You must park in general lots only. Daily Parking Permit cost is $5.00. The daily permit machines in lots 3, 5, 9, and 12 accept cash, 5 and 1 dollar bills, change, ATM, and credit cards.

Last modified on June 26, 2014