Micro-Credential Courses

Upgrade your skills and stay current
with low-cost micro-credential courses

Do you want to make a career change, keep your welding qualifications current, or just improve your welds? Try a CWB micro-credential course. These affordable courses help you build your knowledge and explore new techniques through targeted training in less time.

All CWB micro-credential programs are taught by professional instructors with expert knowledge in welding. With best-in-class training under your belt, you鈥檒l be able to explore welding as a career, become a better welder, maintain qualifications, or work towards new certifications.

Micro credentials can have a big impact.

A CWB Education micro-credential is a great choice for you if:

You鈥檙e interested in learning about welding as a career.
Welding is an in-demand, high-paying career with many opportunities for growth and stability. Try a CWB micro-credential course to see if welding is the right path for you.

You want to learn how to improve your welds from professionals:
Professional instructors can help you improve the quality of your DIY projects. Learn the techniques, tips, and tricks you need to become a better welder at your own pace and convenience.

You need courses with CEUs and PDHs:
Micro-credential programs help you maintain welding industry qualifications or work towards new credentials. Courses are delivered as short blocks of course content that you can do where you want, when you want.
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Pre-Employment Micro-credentials

This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of drawing interpretation. Topics include, types of drawings, types of views, units of measurement, and more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). Topics include, power sources, process variables, discontinuities, and more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW). Topics include, power sources, SMAW equipment, process variables, and more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of welding metallurgy. Topics include, mechanical and physical properties of metal, weldability of steels, heat treatment, and more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of wire process welding. Topics include, power sources, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), modes of metal transfer, and more.

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This course is an intermediate course focusing on the codes and standards as they relate to various certification bodies. Topics include agencies that set codes and standards, structural applications, pressure applications, and more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of distortion. Topics include, factors influencing distortion, control of distortion, correction of distortion, and more.

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This course is an intermediate course focusing on structural drawings, pipe drawings, layout and fabrication. Topics include pipe fittings, reading pipe drawings, fitting and fabrication equipment, and more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of lifting, rigging, and hoisting. Topics include safe handling and storage of materials, calculating the weight of loads, sling configurations applications and working load limits, and many more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of oxy-fuel cutting. Topics include, oxy-fuel cylinder safety, pressure regulators and their functions, start up and shut down procedures, and more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of Plasma Arc Cutting. Topics include, applications, operating variables, elements affecting quality and Plasma Arc Cutting process.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of weld quality and discontinuities. Topics include, discontinuities and defects, geometric discontinuities, structural discontinuities, and more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of welding hand and power tools. Topics include hand tools, measuring tools, cutting tools, and many more.

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This course is an introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of welding health and safety. Topics include, workplace health and safety, personal protective equipment (PPE), fire hazard precautions, and many more.

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Welding Inspector Level 1 Micro-credentials

This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of basic inspection codes and methods. Topics include, the qualifications, functions, and duties of a welding inspector, describing the different stages of welding inspection, and the principles, techniques, and applications of non-destructive testing methods.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of codes, standards, and specifications related to welding. Topics include, identifying the primary agencies that set codes and standards, identifying and describing welding codes and standards used in North America, and describing the responsibilities of the 澳门一肖一码必中一肖.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of the functions of a welding inspector. Topics include, interpreting a mill test report, verifying welding procedure specifications have been properly qualified, explaining the processes required for inspection prior to, during, and after welding, and more.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of drawing interpretation. Topics include, types of drawings, interpreting structural drawings, types of pipe drawings, views, and drawing information, and more.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of welding symbols. Topics include, the key elements of welding symbols, symbols used for fillet, groove, arc spot and plug welds, combined symbols, and symbols referenced by CSA, AWS, and ISO.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of joint design and preparation. Topics include describing the different types of welded joints, describing the mechanical method of joint preparation, identifying the effects of thermal and non-thermal cutting and gouging, and more.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of metallurgy. Topics include, identifying the groupings, properties, and applications of engineered materials, identifying the microstructures of steel, interpret the iron-carbon phase diagram, describe tests for identifying metals, and more.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of visual inspection concepts and techniques. Topics include, identifying types of measurement errors, identifying measuring devices used for inspection, describing the application of acceptance criteria, and more.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of welding faults. Topics include, identifying different types of weld discontinuities, describing the causes of weld discontinuities, and applying visual inspection criteria.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of welding processes. Topics include, describing the classification of welding processes, identifying torches/guns for each welding process, explaining weld soundness and variables associated with each welding process, and identifying typical discontinuities for each welding process.

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Welding Inspector Level 2 Micro-credentials

This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of electrodes and consumables used in welding. Topics covered in this course include, understanding the groupings and classifications of standard electrodes covered in various CSA and AWS standards, understanding the basic classifications for low alloy steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper and nickel alloy electrodes, understanding classification of electrodes for soldering and brazing filler metals, and more.

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This is a professional level course focusing on comprehensive knowledge of welding metallurgy of steel. Topics covered in this course include metallurgical transformations, cracking tests, lamellar tearing, meld metal reactions, avoidance of hydrogen induced cold crack, and more.

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