OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training

In accordance with Federal OSHA Regulations 29 CFR 1926 Subparts J and Z.

Customer Reviews

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This course was interesting and gave me a good overview of welding hazards.

Sam Sanders, Welder

Good course for welders starting in this profession.

Dave Andrews, Welding Supervisor

"My employer assigned me the task of researching and suggesting welding training courses. I discovered HAZWOPER-OSHA training’s courses, it proved to be a great fit for my company."

Charlotte Russell, Site Administrator

"By taking this welding and cutting course I felt that it had a significant impact on the way I viewed how safely I do my work."

Paul Logan, Brazing Technician

Cost: $29.99 / person

1 Hour Course | CEUs: 0.1


The OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training is designed to provide workers in the construction industry with the necessary awareness-level knowledge to safely perform welding, cutting, and brazing operations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has specific regulations and guidelines in place to protect workers from hazards associated with these activities.

The training is intended to familiarize learners with the hazards and risks involved in these operations, such as toxic fumes, burns, electrical hazards, and eye injuries. The training emphasizes the proper selection and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) like welding helmets, gloves, goggles, and protective clothing. Workers are also trained in safe operations, inspection, and maintenance of equipment, including handling, storing gas cylinders, and correctly using welding machines and torches. Fire safety measures are covered, such as understanding flammability, using fire extinguishers, and implementing fire watch procedures. Proper ventilation techniques to control exposure to hazardous fumes and gases are taught. The training highlights safe work practices like maintaining a clean work area, securing workpieces, and following proper procedures for equipment operation and storage.

Welding, Cutting, and Brazing are addressed in specific OSHA standards for the general industry (29 CFR 1910 Subparts I, Q, and Z), construction industry (29 CFR 1926 Subparts J and Z), and maritime (29 CFR 1915 Subpart D, I, G, P, and Z).

Please note: This training does not supersede or substitute for any local or state laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, or amendments thereto. This training should only be used as a nonbinding supplement to a jurisdiction’s requirements.

Some of the benefits of HAZWOPER OSHA Online Training

You can take the final exam once you complete the required study time. Upon passing the final exam, you will receive an electronic OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training certificate of course completion which will be emailed to you immediately.

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Our interactive OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training course adds more value for the learner by creating a two-way dialogue and enabling a personalized, user-focused experience from start to finish. We periodically update content and add new videos, graphics, and animations to make the user experience interesting, informative, and enjoyable while keeping the safety training course content fresh and as dynamic as possible.

This OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training course is narrated by professional narrators, who know how to bring their words to life in an enthusiastic, conversational tone. We firmly believe that the right voice can help elevate your learning experience.

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This OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training course is taken entirely online. The material can be accessed anywhere, anytime from a computer, iPad®, iPhone®, or an Android® device of your choice. All you need is a fast internet connection and access to a web browser. All our training courses are built using HTML 5, making it more compatible with the browser on your smartphone or another mobile device such as a tablet.

Our cloud-based learning management system (LMS) tracks your progress, which means you can seamlessly switch between different devices during your OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training without losing any progress. This means you can stop training in the middle of a lesson on your iPad® and resume your safety Training on your iPhone® without missing a step.

As our safety training courses are self-paced, you can complete this training at your convenience, moving through training content as quickly or slowly as you like. 

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The core objective of the OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training course is to familiarize learners with the hazards and safe work practices involved in welding and cutting as outlined in 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J, and 29 CFR 1926 Subpart Z protection requirements outlined toxic and hazardous substances.

Course Objectives

After course completion the learner will be able to:
  • Gain knowledge about the hazards and necessary precautions when utilizing oxyacetylene torches,
  • Explain the proper and safe handling of welding gas cylinders,
  • Be mindful of potential dangers and the corresponding safety measures involved in arc welding,
  • Understand the importance of using personal protective equipment (PPE) for activities involving hot work,
  • Conduct thorough inspections and preparations of hot work areas before commencing any tasks,
  • Implement preventive measures to avert fires before initiating welding or cutting operations,
  • Adhere to appropriate safety protocols when welding or cutting containers,
  • Recognize the risks associated with welding fumes and take necessary steps to control them, and
  • Gain an understanding of the potential hazards of radiation and light exposure that can occur during hot work processes.

OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training Syllabus

This OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training course consists of 3 Modules and 16 lessons. Students are required to take each lesson in sequential order as listed below.

Course Content

OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training: Introduction

Module 1: Welding, Cutting, and Brazing: Methods

This module offers a comprehensive examination of the risks involved and recommended precautions while using oxyacetylene torches. It outlines the proper procedures for handling welding gas cylinders securely, highlights the potential hazards associated with arc welding, and provides guidelines for ensuring safety. Additionally, it emphasizes the significance of using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) during hot work operations.

  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Oxyacetylene Torch Safety
  • Lesson 3: Welding Gas Cylinder Safety
  • Lesson 4: Arc Welding
  • Lesson 5: Positioning and Personal Protective Equipment
  • Lesson 6: Conclusion

Module 2: Welding, Cutting, and Brazing: Safety Concerns

This module will focus on the essential safety considerations when utilizing hot work techniques, aiming to educate learners on the proper execution of these tasks to mitigate the risks of explosions and fires. It will cover topics such as inspecting and preparing hot work areas, comprehending the necessary preparations to prevent potential fires, and the safety precautions needed before welding or cutting containers.

  • Lesson 7: Introduction
  • Lesson 8: Work Area
  • Lesson 9: Fire Safety
  • Lesson 10: Welding or Cutting Containers
  • Lesson 11: Conclusion

Module 3: Welding, Cutting, and Brazing: Health Concerns

This module emphasizes the health considerations associated with welding, cutting, brazing, and other hot work procedures. Upon completion of this module, workers will acquire the ability to recognize the hazards that arise from welding fumes during hot work; grasp the techniques employed to effectively manage these hazards, including ventilation, personal protective equipment (PPE), and body protection; and comprehend the risks associated with radiation and light exposure in relation to hot work operations.

  • Lesson 12: Introduction
  • Lesson 13: Welding Fume Hazards
  • Lesson 14: Welding Fume Hazard Controls
  • Lesson 15: Radiation and Light Hazards
  • Lesson 16: Conclusion

Final Examination

certificate of completion of OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training

This OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training course is designed by OSHA Certified Outreach Trainers and is updated and reviewed as soon as new requirements or regulations are issued by OSHA, DOT, EPA, and other regulatory agencies. The course meets the compliance requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J and 29 CFR 1926 Subpart Z.


Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save, or print your Course Completion Certificate in PDF format.

Training Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

A Final Note

It is important to remember that attending a training course on its own will not make a worker competent. Competence is developed over time by implementing the knowledge acquired through a training course to on-the-job work processes. Therefore, in addition to this online course, it is important that you receive additional on-site training from your employer.

As an employer, do you want to train your employees as a team? Do your employees want to learn from a qualified instructor?

HAZWOPER OSHA offers customized group instructor-led training (ILT). We facilitate virtual/remote and in-person client-site training for groups of all sizes, led by OSHA-authorized trainers who guide individuals through the key topics of OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training as outlined in OSHA Standards 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J and 29 CFR 1926 Subpart Z.

We can customize this OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training course with your workplace-specific requirements so you can quickly and easily meet your workplace safety and health training goals.

Virtual Instructor-Led Group Training

Rates for the virtual/remote group ILT training courses are dependent on the number of participants and changes required (if any) to the course content. To get a quote,
email ([email protected]) or call (1-866-429-6742) with the:

  • Course(s) of your choice,
  • Preferred date for scheduling the training, and
  • Number of employees expected to be trained.

We will get you a quote within 24 Hours!

In-Person Client-Site Instructor-Led Group Training

To get a quote for in-person client-site ILT group safety training, email ([email protected]) or call (1-866-429-6742) with the following details:

  • Course(s) of your choice,
  • Preferred date(s) for the training,
  • Location for the training, and
  • Number of expected participants.

We will get you a quote within 24 Hours!

For more information about in-person client-site and virtual group instructor-led training, click here.

‘Large corporations often operate and manage in-house learning management systems (LMS).’

We understand this statement and are ready to support employers in fulfilling their safety training goals by providing you with SCORM 1.2 or SCORM 2004 compatible safety training course files.

If you are in search of SCORM-compliant safety training courses developed in compliance with OSHA, HAZWOPER, NFPA 70E, DOT Hazmat, and RCRA safety regulations, then you are at the right place!

As experts in the field of safety training, we at HAZWOPER OSHA Training are aware of the various methods employers use to train their employees. Therefore, we are prepared to develop customized SCORM packages to suit your organization’s safety training needs. As such, we can convert this online OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training course into a SCORM package to enable you to train your employees using your company’s LMS, making training accessible and hassle-free.

For information on rates, email ([email protected]) or call (1-866-429-6742), and we will get you a quote within 24 Hours!

To learn more about SCORM Packages, click here.

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Answer: All our courses are designed to take a specific amount of time. However, some students may get through this online training course much faster than others. This training course will take around one hour to complete.
Answer: The training requirements for OSHA welding in construction standards can be found in 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J. These standards mandate that employers provide thorough operating instructions for both gas and arc welding and cutting processes. Gas welders and cutters must be instructed in the safe use of fuel gas, as specified in 29 CFR 1926.350(d). Similarly, employees engaged in arc welding and cutting must receive instruction on safe practices in accordance with 29 CFR 1926.351(d). If welders are working with chromium or cadmium, they must receive specific training as outlined in 29 CFR 1926.1126(j) or 29 CFR 1926.1127(m), respectively.
Additionally, employers may need to train specific personnel in fire hazards and the appropriate use of firefighting equipment relevant to their operations. Personnel assigned to fire protection during welding, cutting, or heating operations must undergo training to identify fire hazards and know how to effectively utilize firefighting equipment. In cases where standard fire prevention measures are insufficient, additional individuals trained in fire hazards and firefighting equipment must be present to prevent fires.
Answer: Welding, cutting, and brazing operations generate high levels of heat, giving rise to multiple hazards, including the presence of toxic fumes, gases, and the potential for fires. Additionally, welding operations are frequently performed in confined spaces, increasing associated risks. Therefore, workers must understand these potential safety and health concerns and adopt appropriate measures to mitigate them effectively.
Answer: The certification has 12-month validity and can be maintained by re-taking this same course, annually, thereafter.
Answer: The course meets and exceeds the compliance requirements of OSHA’s Construction Industry Regulations 29 CFR 1926 Subpart J and 29 CFR 1926 Subpart Z.
Answer: This training course is designed for all personnel, regardless of their position or level of experience, who are involved in welding, cutting, or brazing activities at construction sites of various sizes.
Answer: Employers are obligated to provide training to workers involved in welding, cutting, and brazing tasks. This training should be provided before commencing such operations and extended to new employees when they first join the organization. Additionally, refresher training must be administered as necessary to ensure the knowledge and skills remain current.
Answer: On successful completion of the final examination of the OSHA Welding, Cutting, and Brazing for Construction Training course, you will be able to immediately download, save, or print your Course Completion Certificate in PDF format.
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