**General Description**

The Basic Fabrication Math Fundamentals knowledge badge indicates that an individual has mastered the knowledge points listed below. AWS WeldLink badges denote an individual’s qualifications and level of education, knowledge, or skills in specific subject areas.

**Knowledge Points**

This badge encompasses knowledge of the basic fabrication math that includes but is not limited to:

- Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers
- Fractions and mixed numbers
- Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions
- Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals
- Conversion of fractions to decimals
- Conversion of decimals to fractions

**How to Earn This Badge**

Complete the requirements for any one of the following options to earn this badge:

**Certifications **

Obtain one of the following certifications:

- Certified Welding Inspector
- Certified Welding Educator
- Certified Radiographic Interpreter

**Online Courses**

Successfully complete any __one__ of the following AWS learning courses:

- Fabrication Math I

The online AWS Math for Welders Level One online course provides a comprehensive overview of basic math skills. Mathematics is a necessary part of a welding professional’s activities. However, math can be complicated and confusing for beginners, and difficult for adults who haven’t used basic mathematical principles in a while. Not to worry! This course provides a combination of clear step-by-step verbal and visual explanations that makes each mathematical concept easy to understand and remember.

**Seminars**

Successfully complete any __one__ of the following AWS seminars:

- Certified Welding Inspector Seminar
- Certified Welding Educator Seminar
- Certified Radiographic Interpreter Seminar

**Online Quiz **

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**Resources**

The following resources can help you obtain the knowledge needed to earn the Basic Fabrication Math Fundamentals knowledge badge:

**Related Badges**

Many of the individuals who have earned the Basic Fabrication Math Fundamentals knowledge badge have also earned these badges:

- Badge #1
- Badge #2
- Badge #3
- Badge #4

**Common Careers**

Many of the individuals who have earned the Basic Fabrication Math Fundamentals knowledge badge are working as:

- Certified Welding Inspector
- Certified Welding Educator
- Certified Radiographic Interpreter

**Related Industries**

Many of the individuals who have earned the Basic Fabrication Math Fundamentals knowledge badge are employed in the following industries:

- Shipbuilding
- Aerospace
- Construction