At Arkansas Elite Welding Academy (AEWA), we are equipping graduates with the skills, knowledge, and ethics to improve their quality of life and the world around them. We combine individualized training and decades of instructor experience to create a realistic, on the job environment, along with a curriculum packed with the most sought after skills in the industry.

Arkansas Elite

AEWA’s mission is to provide ELITE, rigorous, and revolutionary training. We offer: 


A 10:1 student-to-instructor ratio


Instructors with 150+ years’ combined experience


Elite Individualized Training (E.I.T.)


A bonus curriculum for the truly elite students


Lifetime job placement assistance for qualified graduates


A 99% job placement rate for 2023 graduates


Lifetime brush-up benefits for qualified graduates

Elite Combined Structural/Pipe Program

Elite Pipe Welding Program

Elite Structural Welding Program

Elite Downhill Pipeline Program

Available for AEWA Graduates ONLY

*The total cost listed for each program includes the registration fee, tuition, and all additional program fees.
For a cost breakdown refer to each program’s enrollment form.

Meet the instructors that provide the skills, knowledge, and experience students need to find high-paying, in-demand welding jobs across the country.