The staff and faculty highly recommend that prospective applicants tour the facility before submitting an application for admission. The tour will give you a chance to meet with our instructors, learn about the program, talk with current students and meet with our Financial Aid Officer.
Applications can be obtained from the admissions representative during your tour or by Applying Online. If you prefer to print your application you may download it here.
Applications are to be submitted by mail to the addresss of whichever site location you will be attending:
Advanced Welding Institute of Vermont
Advanced Welding Institute of Wisconsin
ONLY COMPLETED AND SIGNED APPLICATIONS ACCOMPANIED BY THE FOLLOWING LIST OF DOCUMENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED:
- $50.00 application fee
- Copy of high school diploma, most recent school transcript, or G.E.D.
- A short essay stating why you would like to attend AWI and what you hope to gain from the experience
- Letter of reference from but not limited to either a high school teacher/guidance counselor or recent employer
If you are applying online, please send your high school transcript, G.E.D and $50.00 application fee to the address of whichever school you are applying.
Upon acceptance for admission, the applicant will be mailed all necessary enrollment forms to be completed and returned by designated due date before he/she will be considered enrolled.
An interview with the Financial Aid Office will be REQUIRED for all applicants whether applying for Title IV or private funding. A financial plan MUST be completed to be enrolled.
In the event that there are no vacancies in the applicant’s first program choice, a letter will be mailed to the applicant informing them of their status and available options. Current options available are as follows:
- Applicant will be placed on a waiting list for a cancellation,
- Applicant will be placed in the next available class, or
- Any funds the school has received will be returned to the applicant and the application will be terminated.
All applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. Additionally, all applicants must submit the following documents: Application for Admission with a $50.00 application fee, one letter of reference, and a short essay on why they would like to attend AWI. Applicants should be in good physical conditions due to the demands of the welding industry and with the ability to use both hands. It is recommended to have a recent eye exam prior to enrolling. English is the language of instruction.
Advanced Welding Institute is an equal opportunity educator. AWI does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veterans, or marital status.