PCC Earns SENSE Certification from American Welding Society

10 March 2021

Pratt Community College was just certified by the American Welding Society to offer SENSE Training for the Welding program.

Students earn official AWS credentials, and their names are listed in the SENSE Training Database for verification upon program completion.

SENSE stands for Schools Excelling through National Skills Standards Education.

Level I SENSE training modules for Entry Level Welders include:

  • Safety and Health of Welders
  • Drawing & Welding Symbol Interpretation
  • Thermal Cutting Processes: OFC, PAC, CAC-A,
  • Mechanized OFC Welding Processes: SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW

Level II SENSE Training modules for Advanced Level Welders include:

  • Trade Math
  • Welding Metallurgy
  • Welding Inspection and Testing Methods
  • Documents Governing Welding and Welding Inspection
  • Thermal Cutting Processes
  • Plate Welding Processes: SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW
  • Pipe Welding Processes: SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW
  • Welding Fabrication

Welding instructor Daryl Lucas is pleased to offer SENSE training, as it gives students official certifications when building a resume for industry.