BETA now offers a 42-hour, non-credit, fast track Saturday program that lets you learn the skills and safety practices to perform various basic types of welding. Upon successful completion of course, students will receive a Weekend Welding digital badge and a certificate of completion for download. For an additional $400.00 fee, you can be tested on the last day for AWS Certification in one method. Learn 1, 2 or all 3 welding processes! -Gas metal arc (GMAW) -Gas tungsten arc (GTAW) -Shielded metal arc (SMAW) This approach will allow individuals, both employed and those looking for employment, to advance their career in a manner that works around the demands of their schedule. It’s also a great way for hobbyists to learn basic welding safety and skills.