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AWS Flux Core Welding (FCAW) Certification Preparation


What You’ll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Provides an understanding of welding symbols and their uses
  2. Provides an understanding of flux core welding industry standards and practices
  3. Provides an understanding of industry safety measures and standards
  4. Provides an understanding of flux core welding positions
  5. Provides an understanding of satisfactory welds in vertical and overhead positions
  6. Provides an understanding of welding equipment and products
  7. Provides an understanding of welding tools and their uses

Career Options

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as the FCAW credential, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire. Make yourself stand out!

Welders are in high demand statewide, with an anticipated growth of 6% in job openings by 2033. This is a four-flame occupation according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development which makes it eligible for Workforce Ready Grant funding.

Class Details

Steel toes shoes required. Ivy Tech will supply metal and other lab equipment.

This workforce certification is available for free to qualifying students through the Next Level Jobs program. You are eligible to earn this free certification from Ivy Tech if you fulfill all of the following requirements:

  • You are an Indiana resident, and
  • You have a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency, and
  • You have not previously received an associate degree or higher (bachelor's, master's, etc.)

Learn more about Next Level Jobs at Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech skills training classes do not earn you college credit on their own, but they may crosswalk into Ivy Tech's academic degree programs should you decide to pursue that route in the future. Speak with your advisor to learn more about getting credit for prior learning.

Upcoming Classes

We’re sorry, this class is not currently scheduled at any Ivy Tech location, but it may be offered again in the future.

Contact your local Ivy Tech campus with questions about when this class may be offered.