Cost information is approximate, please visit the program's website for the most up to date information available.
The Combination Structural and Pipe Welding program is for the welding training of plates and pipe in all positions. Upon graduation, students will be able to obtain entry level positions in construction of bridges, fabrication of structural components, heating plants, pipe line welding and other job shop applications. Class start dates are the first Monday of September and March. Classes are filled on a first come first serve basis. Call Admissions for details on booth availability and inquiries for additional openings. Students are required but not limited to one (1) certification in each Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) to pass the program.
Grants & Scholarships
Advanced Welding Institute is authorized by the U.S. Department of Education through the CARES Act to receive grants funds for financial assistance of eligible students. They are also authorized to provide Title IV financial aid.
State or Local Grant
State or Local Scholarship
Veteran Educational Assistance Program
Post 9-11 GI Bill
Department of Defense (DoD) Tuition Assistance
State or Local Military Assistance
The first step on the road to financial aid assistance is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal subsidized and unsubsidized loans are available. AWI programs are eligible for the Vermont Trades Scholarship Forgivable Loan Program through VSAC. This loan program covers up to full tuition, initial licensing fees and exam fees for qualified recipients enrolled in industry-recognized training and certification programs. Please contact AWI or VSAC for more information.
Federal Subsidized Loan
Federal Unsubsidized Loan
State or Local Loan
Parent PLUS Loan
Loan Forgiveness Program