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NCCER Releases Revised Welding Curriculum

July 28, 2022
The updated content includes the latest in safety information, including Standard Welding Procedure Specification examples from the American Welding Society (AWS).

ALACHUA, FL — The sixth edition of the National Center for Construction Education and Research’s (NCCER) Welding Level One curriculum is now available for purchase. As NCCER’s third most popular craft training program, this update arrives in time for the start of the upcoming academic year. 

The updated content includes the latest in safety information, including Standard Welding Procedure Specification examples from the American Welding Society (AWS). The content also reflects technological changes to the craft, modern approaches and best practices.In addition, the Trainee Guide has a modernized page design that presents information concisely with improved readability to help alllearners. 

With this latest revision, NCCER has also updated the online learning options available through the NCCERconnect platform. Instructors and students can use NCCERconnect for Welding Level One to engage with user-friendly digital tools, including resources from the NCCERconnect platform, such as online quizzes, videos, self-guided interactive learning and more. 

To learn more about these updates, join the upcoming Welding webinar with NCCER Project Manager Dario VanHorne and NCCER Technical Writer Don Congdon. The webinar will be held Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. EST. Click here to register. 

NCCER develops and distributes its curricula in partnership with the world’s leading learning company, Pearson, to ensure that it complies with the Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship requirements for time-based training. Individuals who successfully complete these training programs through an NCCER-Accredited Training Sponsor will earn industry-recognized credentials through the NCCER Registry System. To learn more about NCCER curricula and purchasing options, visit the bookstore. 

For more information, visit or contact NCCER customer service at888/622-3720.

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