Lake Charles Section 142 of the American Welding Society 

AWS Lake Charles Sponsored Educational Classes listed below:


The Annual Spring (2014) AWS/CWI PREP COURSE

 The AWS/CWI certification is one of the most widely recognized industry certifications in the world. This course is designed for engineers, quality control & quality assurance personnel, project and contract managers, inspectors, construction foremen, welders and welding supervisors. The course offers training designed to prepare individuals, who meet the experience requirements of the American Welding Society (AWS) Standard for Qualification and Certification of Welding Inspectors, to take the AWS/CWI examination.


The fee for the course is $660.00 per person. A 10% discount is offered to those who sign up and have the tuition paid 30 days in advance of the class start date..(Compared to other courses that are offered in the industry for the same exam prep this is better than 50% savings.) (Cancellations will only be accepted in writing (2) two weeks prior to the first day of the event. You will be refunded the full registration fee less $75.00 administration/processing fee.) (Tuition’s are none refundable after the start of the first class.) (If the class is canceled for any reason you will receive a complete refund.)


Students for the CWI exam prep classes are responsible to furnish his/her own study materials, this will include but not be limited to the API 1104, 20 th Edition with Errata/Addendum July 2007, Errata 2 December 2008. This code book can be ordered online at or by phone at 800-854-7179, and AWS’ “Welding Inspection Technology Text (WIT)” at or phone 800-443-9353 (These materials are not included with the class price). Copies of some additional course text will be furnished.


Registration and cost for this course does not include the cost or registration  with AWS-National to take the AWS/CWI examination. A registration package/application for the AWS/CWI examination will be handed out at the first class. (This package and other information can be downloaded at any time from the AWS website at


The Classes are scheduled to start April 10, 2014 and will be held 2 nights a week, Mondays and Thursdays, from 6pm till ~ 8:30pm, for (8) eight weeks, in preprepation for the exam to be given June 14, 2014 in Beaumont, TX.  approx. (1) one week after the classes are completed. (The Class start date is subject to change.)


Turner Industries, Employment Office, Orientation Room at 2390 Swisco Rd.  Sulphur, LA 70665.

For More Information you can contact RW 'Tac' Edwards at ) or you can call him at (337) 882-5804, from 7:30am til 4:00pm or (337) 496-4634 after 5:00pm. or contact Mandie Terro at (337) 882-5840 

You can mail your tuition fee to RW Tac Edwards, P.O. Box 2599, Sulphur, LA 70664- (Make check or money order payable to AWS Section 142. (Company Purchase orders can be arranged.) or click "Pay Now" button below.

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