The American Welding Society (Miami, FL) has launched the “AWS ARCademy” video series that provides resources for those wanting to educate themselves about a welding career. Hosted by Joe Young (senior manager) and Stephanie Hoffman (program manager) at the AWS Foundation, the series launched on Jan. 27, and new videos will be added regularly.
“Our main goal for these videos is to help those looking for some basic understanding of welding without overwhelming them,” said Hoffman. “Too many video tutorials are long-winded and cover too many topics in one video, and these videos are targeted training that is easy to follow.”
In a time of remote learning, AWS ARCademy is designed for those looking to learn from home, or those who do not have the time or money to commit to a full welding program. Young said the new video series will make a positive impact on up-and-coming welders who are looking to polish their skills and expand their knowledge of welding.
“No matter your situation, the video series will provide a basic crash course into welding,” he added. “I am really excited about the series!”
The focus of the video series is process-related topics and highlighting AWS products and solutions that are designed to move welding careers forward. Topics range from how to use common workshop tools and how to understand welding symbols to the top five mistakes to avoid in TIG, MIG, and stick welding.
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