Prospective students are encouraged to call and schedule a tour of the school and visit with a school instructor. Students that cannot visit the school can be mailed a catalog and registration form. The form must be completed and mailed back to the school with a $100.00 non-refundable registration fee.
Prospective students will be contacted by an instructor and encouraged to enroll in the school if registration form and fee has not been received two weeks before the beginning of schedule class.
Students must be at least 17 years of age or older. A 17 year old applicant must have the enrollment agreement jointly signed by a parent or guardian (no one under the age of 17 will be admitted). All applicants must have good eyesight better than 20/40 or wear corrective lenses. Students will need to be capable of dealing with the physical requirements in the welding profession such as lifting and necessary body motion. The applicant must also complete a pre-admitting interview with a OSW official in order to be admitted to class. If any above conditions are not met the applicant will not be admitted into training and all payments made to OSW will be refunded to student or responsible party. Previous welding experience is not required to be admitted into OSW.