FastForward Credential Program
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80 hours

The complete AWS D1.1 Structural Steel certification course is made up of 80 hours of training.  The focus of the program is to advance the welding skill of each student so that each is prepared to successfully test and certify in the AWS D1.1 structural steel welding code process.  

Topics include:

  • Fundamentals of the GMAW processes
  • Safety
  • Routine equipment maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Preparation of ferrous and non-ferrous metal prior to welding
  • AWS certification guidelines
  • Technique and proficiency in the 1-G welding position
  • 1-F and 2F welding positions


  • WCC - Wytheville
    1000 East Main Street
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    Phone: (276) 223-4700
    TDD Hearing Impaired: (276) 223-4849
    Toll-Free: (800) 468-1195
  • WCC - Crossroads
    1117 East Stuart Drive
    Galax, VA 24333
    Phone: (276) 744-4974
  • WCC - Summit
    203 N. Church Street
    Marion, VA 24354
    Phone: (276) 783-1777 

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