CRAW Seminar and Exam

CRAW Prep Course and Exam
The Lincoln Electric Company is pleased to offer Certification for Robotic Arc Welding (CRAW) program for Operators and Technicians. This certification allows welding personnel employed in various welding sectors to measure themselves against standards for their occupation. It also signifies that the CRAW Operator or Technician has demonstrated the capability of working with various codes, standards, and specifications. Since proof of active practice or re-examination is required every three years, certification also signifies that the CRAW Operator or Technician is current with the welding industry.

Lincoln Electric is a host site for the American Welding Society’s (AWS) Certified Robotic Arc Welder (CRAW) seminar and examination. In the seminar you will be taught by a certified instructor how to reference AWS code and prepare for the CRAW exam. (Proctored by an AWS Certified Weld Inspector).

Seminar is limited to 8 attendees. You can register for the seminar and exam through the Lincoln Electric Automation Division.

Contact Lincoln Electric Automation Division and download CRAW packet from

Please Note: Detailed work history must be completed before testing. Not a résumé.

Lincoln Electric CRAW Prep Course
This course offered by the Lincoln Electric Automation Division gives you an extra 2 days of low cost preparation for the AWS CRAW exam. Included in the program are demonstrations/discussions of the various welding processes, a discussion and review of AWS D16.1-4, and an overview of practice questions. It is offered the day before the exam.


Course Fee: $2000

2017 Course Dates:
March 6-8/9
July 10-12/13
October 30 - November 1/2

Complete the CRAW seminar registration form

Course schedule 


Any Questions?
Contact our Automation School Coordinator: (888) 935-3878

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 CRAW Prep Course and Exam