Forbes - Economy's Tragic Mismatch - July 26, 2016
It is a very insightful article that points out that the lack of skilled labor is the major problem facing our future needs by businesses in the US. A focus of the article is placed by Mr. Karlgaard on welders and the shortage of skilled welders needed for the future. It is very important that the focus on skills training and the skills trades are receiving coverage and exposure at this level.
As all of you know, it is a real effort we have at AWS and the AWS Foundation to focus more resources and scholarships for welding training. Articles such as this substantiate that our focus is on target for industry needs in the US.
2016 AWS Conferences
Quality educational materials – and welding conferences in particular – are just one way your membership serves you. By presenting the latest technology, cutting-edge topics, and industry experts, AWS puts the key to industry expertise and advancement in its members’ hands. Rely on AWS to bring you the highest quality conferences in the welding industry.
Big Bend Community College Student Chapter Builds Battering Ram for Police Armored Vehicle
Welding Thunder 2016
The 5th annual WELDERS WITHOUT BORDERS: WELDING THUNDER TEAM FABRICATION COMPETITION will be held in Las Vegas this November as part of the 2016 FABTECH show. Thank you AWS District 21 for being this year’s sponsor. VIEW THE WELDING THUNDER 2016 PAGE
Welder Training Scholarships (US & Canada)
Welder Training Scholarships are available to AWS Districts to provide funds to students seeking welder training through a trade school, community college, or other facility providing welder training programs, such as Tulsa Welding School and Hobart Institute of Welding Technology; or for an AWS Certified Welder (CW) seminar.
AWS Welder Training Scholarship Overview
Welder Training Scholarship Application
Welder Finds Inspiration In Superheroes
When it comes to finding appreciation for the art of welding, David Landon doesn’t have to look any further than Hollywood. LEARN MORE
AWS Sections, please share this article originally posted on the front page of the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan on your Facebook pages and with your friends and family.
Diversity in Welding: Welders in the Spotlight Videos
Learn about the inspiring stories of four welders in the welding community.
You can now create your free profile on WeldLink! This is the future of job searching, planning, and management for welders around the world. Sign up today and get started! REGISTER NOW
WOMEN IN WELDING
This video looks at just some of the exciting careers options available to women (and men) who decide to invest their time in the study of welding. VIEW VIDEO
CWA is hosting hosting their first dinner meeting of the 2012 - 2013 season on Wednesday September 19th, 2012. The topic will be Qualifying WPS and WPQ to CSA Z662 Annex I for Steam Pipelines.
AWS Dinner & Tour hosted by AWS Alberta Section. Following a welcome from the Chairman, and a buffet dinner at the University of Alberta Faculty Club, we will head off to GT Metal Products for a tour of their welding and cutting faciliities.
Register for the Myles Langier Memorial Golf Tournament held on May 29th, 2012 at Goose Hummock Golf Resort near Gibbon, Alberta. Proceeds to Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation.
AWS Alberta Section is hosting Virtual Reality Welder Training - With Top Gun Competition on May 22, 2012 with a presentation by Dale Malcolm
AWS Alberta Section is hosting an Edmonton Dinner Meeting on April 12, 2012 for a PCL Industrial Constructors Shop Tour with a presentation by Iulian Radu
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UofA EDUCATION CHAIR
NAIT EDUCATION CHAIR
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