With each passing year, the welding profession continues to mature and evolve. That’s why a welder’s education shouldn’t end when he or she enters the workforce. There are always new welding techniques to master, new equipment to understand and new career paths to explore. Lincoln Electric seeks to support, educate and inspire working professionals with the resources they need to continue their career development and have as many opportunities open to them as possible.

The Lincoln Electric Welding Technology & Training Center performs professional seminars and workshops throughout the year on various topics of customer interest to inform participants of the latest in engineering practices and concepts, including:


Blodgett’s Welding Design Seminars

For over 60 years, more than 15,000 engineers have attended the Blodgett seminars. This program is for those responsible for reducing costs and improving productivity and quality through the efficient design of steel weldments for metal product applications and steel structures.


CWI Prep Course, Seminar and Exam

This is a course taught by the Lincoln Electric Welding School to give you an extra week of low-cost preparation for the American Welding Society’s (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Seminar and Exam. It is offered the week before the AWS CWI Seminar.


Training for Welding Aluminum Alloys

Aluminum has become increasingly prevalent in several manufacturing industries because it delivers an improved strength-to-weight ratio over steel and is corrosion-resistant. Learn about the latest welding technology with hands-on practical application, demonstrations and lectures for advanced training.


Advanced Welding Trainers Distributor Class

Designed for distributors, this class provides a combination of hands-on application and classroom training for all Lincoln Electric Advanced Welding Trainers, including VRTEX®, REALWELD® and Robotic Education Cell.


Service School

Lincoln Electric offers a variety of training courses for our network of authorized field service shops. The courses vary from three to five days and cover detailed instructions on troubleshooting and repairing various Lincoln Electric welding equipment. They also include discussions on basic electricity and welder components, basic circuitry and theory of operation.