Structural Welding Level One /W400 Training

NIT Alaska - Structural Welding Level One Training in Alaska
Our Location
Anchorage, AK
3700 Centerpoint Dr, Suite 102
Palmer, AK
1740 N. Terrilou Ct.
907-357-6400, 1-888-367-6482

Program Description

This 8-week program provides training for code quality welding on plate, in all positions. Students will be trained for entry-level construction work, fab shops, and other entry-level positions. 


  • Base Metal Preparation. Contact Hours: 30
  • Bead and Fillet Welds. Contact Hours: 60
  • Carbon Arc Gouging. Contact Hours: 3
  • Groove Welds With and With-out Backing. Contact Hours: 69
  • Oxy-fuel Cutting/Gouging. Contact Hours: 57
  • Plasma Arc Cutting. Contact Hours: 3
  • Safety. Contact Hours: 20 
  • Weld Quality. Contact Hours: 24
  • Welder Performance Qualification Test. Contact Hours: 12
  • Welding Symbols, Blueprints for Welders and Fitters. Contact Hours: 42
Certifications or Certificates

Graduates who successfully complete the course have the opportunity to earn the following certifications or certificates.

  • 3G and 4G SMAW limited or unlimited thickness
  • NIT Certificate of completion
Length of Program
  • 320 Hours (Homework Required)
Format of Program
  • 8 Weeks (4 days per week, 10 hours each day)
Prerequisites for Enrollment
  • 18 Years of Age or Older
  • DOT Equivalent Drug Test (If accepted, test can be done no more than 10 days before class begins)
  • Leather Steel Toed Boots meeting ANSI Standard 2413
  • Pre-Participation Physical
  • Social Security Card
  • Valid Alaska Driver's License or State Issued Photo ID
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