About Us

Arkansas Welding Academy believes that every student should have the opportunity to have a better future and will work with you towards realizing your goals as long as YOU want them as much as we want them for you.
Learning the science and technology of welding or anything for that matter takes hard work, dedication, and perseverance. NO EXCUSES.
Arkansas Welding Academy Has agreed to the "Principals of Excellence," which offer guidelines that promote transparency and student success.


is to continually enhance our position as the premier welding school excelling through hands-on training in welding and allied joining and cutting processes.



is to advance the AWA student to an expert level of understanding and execution of joining and cutting processes through American Welding Society (AWS) Level I and II SENSE curriculum.


are centered upon honesty, trust, a constituents-mindset, quality, reliability, serviceability, program integrity, and teamwork.

AWA is about hands-on training. Upon graduation, the successful graduate earns American Welding Society nationally recognized Level I or Level II SENSE in all four welding processes, all positions, job placement assistance and lifetime brush-up. He/she has all the tools and knowledge required to begin a fulfilling, lucrative career in the welding industry.

The Master Pipe and Structural Welding Program

provides the training you need for multiple positions across a variety of fields. Some of these positions are:

  • Shipbuilding
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • New Construction

Career Development

Arkansas Welding Academy believes that career development is an essential aspect of the successful AWA student and/or graduate.  Our purpose is by providing Life-time brush-up and job placement assistance the AWA graduate will be better able to achieve the pinnacle of their professional welding career.Whereas Arkansas Welding Academy does not guarantee a job to any student, special effort is made to assist all graduates in job placement. Placement services are available at no additional cost to Arkansas Welding Academy graduates and include the following services:

  • Recommendation to potential employers for students who have demonstrated worthiness for such (be in good standing: attendance, professionalism, attitude, grades, payor sources/student loans).
  • Resume preparation assistance.
  • Information on current job openings and information shared on potential employers.
  • Arkansas Welding Academy References.

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