Welding student

The Welding & Non-destructive Testing program prepares graduates for careers as entry level welders, installers, and non-destructive testing examiners across a wide variety of industries.

The UAA Welding facility is an authorized Accredited Testing Facility under the American Welding Society (AWS).

ATF Accredited Test Facility






Careers Available


Sheet Metal WorkersSheet Metal Workers

Non destructive testing specialistNon-Destructive Testing Specialist



Important News

Beginning this fall, courses used in our Welding, Advanced Welding and Non Destructive Testing Occupational Endorsement classes tuition will be reduced by 25 percent for all students. For a lower division course tuition is $212 per credit, and the applied reduction would be $53 per credit. There is no reduction to assessed fees, non-resident surcharges or other costs. Open registration for fall classes begins April 16. For a complete list of eligible courses and programs across the university system contact our Student Success Coach at 786-6475.

Registration for classes

We have recently changed prereqs for Welding courses. If you have tried to register for  welding courses and have received a prereq error call 786-6475 for assistance with registration. 

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