Kentucky Welding Institute

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely!  Tours are available every other Monday at 11 a.m. To schedule a tour, please click the “Plan a Visit” tab at the top of the page.

KWI has several rental options available to students. Please visit to see 3-D virtual tours and view detailed descriptions of our properties! For more information, email our housing team at

Currently, students acquire personal loans from their bank or other eligible borrowers.  Additionally, serious enrollees will seek out the many available private scholarships for career training.  KWI does accept Federal Pell Grants for those who qualify for the Certified Pipe Program and the Certified Structural Program. 

Certainly.  Our custom welding course is for students that already possess some level of training and/or skill.  The outline is designed specifically to the individual based upon their needs.

Unfortunately not, all students must have a high school diploma or GED to be admitted to Kentucky Welding Institute.  Students must be a minimum of 17 years of age at enrollment and 18 upon expected graduation of KWI for successful placement.

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