LA City Certified Welder License

is required for all Construction, Structural or Union Welders in Southern California

First - get your LA City License in manual (SMAW) process:

LADBS Certified Welder Program
Testing License # TA24838

D1.1 Structural Steel, SMAW (Manual) Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety Licensed Certified Welder Program

Phase 1 – $1775

Beginning Stick (SMAW) training (24-hrs), Blueprint Reading self-paced course (up to 12-hrs) and Intro. to Oxyacetylene Cutting (up to 4-hrs)

Phase 2 – $2075

Vertical Stick (SMAW) training, 3G practice tests and D1.1 3G vertical Test (up to 36-hrs)

Phase 3 – $2,075

Overhead SMAW (stick) training (24-hrs), two 4G practice tests and D1.1 4G Overhead testing

D1.1 Code Book Clinic – $950

LADBS D1.1 Structural Steel Code Book Clinic with sample timed tests (7-8 weeks of night classes, T & Th 6:30 to 8:30 pm) and application submittal w/your exam deposit

D1.1 Structural Steel Code Book – $155

New code book for the AWS discounted price of $135 + shipping for code book with your new AWS Student Membership (2018-2019 AWS promo)

Package Cost $6,880

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WEBSITE SPECIAL: Pay-in-full $6880 on 1st day to get up to 16-hours extra hands-on training for free ($864 value)

Hands-on training can be completed in as little as 4 weeks (Monday – Thursday)

If purchased separately (pay-as-you-go), this program costs almost $7900.

*Experienced welders may schedule a no-charge skill evaluation, so their program may be modified to fit their existing skill level)

 

Next - Add more certs to your LA City License:

EXPERIENCED WELDERS ONLY (already SMAW 3G/4G Certified):

Phase 1 – $2,075

FCAW-S (mig self-shielded 232 wire) vertical training, 2 practice tests and D1.1 Structural Steel 3G Vertical Certification test (up to 36-hours)

Phase 2 – $2,075

FCAW-S (mig self-shielded 232 wire) overhead training, 2 practice tests and D1.1 Structural Steel 4G Overhead Certification test (up to 36-hours)

3G & 4G Package Cost $3,995

 

Or you can choose the full training program:

D1.1 Structural Steel, FCAW (Semi-Automatic) Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety Licensed Certified Welder Program

Phase 1 – $1360

Beginning GMAW Mig (20-hrs), Blueprint Reading self-paced course (up to 12-hours) and Intro to Oxyacetylene Cutting (up to 4-hours)

Phase 2 – $2195

Beginning Mig flux core (Dual shield & 211) and Intermediate Mig flux core (232) training (40-hours)

Phase 3 – $2550

Intermediate Mig flux core (232) vertical training, practice testing and D1.1 Structural Steel 3G test (up to 52hours)

3G Package Cost $5,995

WEBSITE SPECIAL: Pay-in-full $5995 on 1st day to get up to 16-hours extra hands-on training for free ($880 value)

Phase 4 – $2550

Intermediate Mig flux core (232) overhead training, practice testing and D1.1 Structural Steel 4G test (up to 52-hours)

3G & 4G Package Cost $7,995

WEBSITE SPECIAL: Pay-in-full $7995 on 1st day to get up to 8-hours more extra hands-on training for free ($440 value)

Hands-on training can be completed in as little as 6 weeks (Monday – Thursday)

If purchased separately (pay-as-you-go), this program costs almost $10,000.

 

Add D1.3 Structural Sheet Metal Certification (Semi-Automatic) – $2475

Additional mig flux core (211) training, practice testing and the thirteen (13) D1.3 tests (up to 16-hours)

 

 

Code Book Clinics

D1.1 Code Book Clinic – $950

Price includes code book clinic with sample timed tests and test application submittal

Night classes, Tu & Thu 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, 7-8 Weeks (5-6 weeks straight, then last sessions as refresher a few weeks later, close to test date). Discounted code book available with AWS Student membership.

D1.3 Code Book Clinic – $350

Price includes code book clinic with sample tests.  Night class, Tue & Thu 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, 2-1/2 weeks (Bring your own code book.  Buy used or new from the AWS Bookstore.

 

Other code book clinics by appointment only

 

Note:  AWS Code books are required when taking your written exam, so you should bring your copy to class so you can highlight and tab pages

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