Welder Qualification Testing

PIT Instruction & Training, LLC is an American Welding Society (AWS) Accredited Testing Facility, providing welder qualification testing.  Offering welder qualification testing and AWS Certified Welder testing places PIT in an elite institutional category by being one of only 150 locations nationwide, and one of only a few in North Carolina able to certify welders.
AWS Welder Certification Testing at PIT is designed for individuals who wish to obtain certification under specific American Welding Society code, thus adding to their credibility as a professional welder and help advance their welding career.  Testing dates can be scheduled Monday-Friday and on weekends for groups of 3 or more at PIT Instruction & Training.  Please contact Trent Schanen using the contact information below for available dates and times. AWS Certification testing is available to anyone who already has training and experience as a welder, as well as graduates of PIT’s well regarded Pit Weld U welding courses.
In addition, companies who wish to certify or maintain certification for their staff can do so at PIT.  This can include current staff members in need of certification or potential new-hires that are required to certify to gain employment. PIT can also help establish a fully customized program to fit your company's specific needs; like onsite testing to reduce employee downtime, customized training programs and more.

For additional information about PIT’s Welder Qualification Testing, please contact Trent Schanen at 704-230-4361 or email trent.schanen@visitpit.com.

What to Bring: 


Welders are required to provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE) – including welding helmet, welding jacket or sleeves, long pants and close-toed shoes (no athletic attire permitted), safety glasses, ear plugs and valid photo identification.  They're also encouraged to bring basic tools (grinder, chipping hammer, etc.)

AWS Certified Welder Testing Pricelist


Welder Qualification Tests

AWS Certification Practice Class                          =  $325.00

AWS Certification Test, Single Position Plate*      =  $450.00

AWS Certification Test, Single Position Pipe**      =  $550.00

AWS Certification Test, Multiple Position Plate*    =  $750.00

AWS Certification Test, Multiple Position Pipe*     =  $900.00

AWS Certification Test, Plate Retest***                 =  $300.00 or half of original test cost, whichever is greater.

AWS Certification Test, Pipe Retest***                  =  $400.00 or half of original test cost, whichever is greater.

AWS Certification Test, Specialty Codes/Metals****  Varies

*            D1.1 Plate = 3/8” plate with or without backing, D1.3 Plate = 1/8” plate with or without backing

**          2” or 6” Schedule 80 Carbon Steel Pipe Test, with or without backing

***         Retests must be scheduled and completed within six (6) months of original testing date.  Not all tests qualify.

****       Contact PIT to inquire about pricing for specialty code and/or metal testing and availability.

AWS Cert. Welder Test Application

Hurry and enroll today!!!