Seminars and Workshops

Seminars and Workshops

The Lincoln Electric Welding Technology 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. 

Lincoln Electric Seminars and Workshops
Blodgett's Welding Design


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.

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Beyond the Booth

This course is designed for new welding instructors entering the classroom for the first time. Current welding instructors will also benefit from learning new instructional techniques and ways to engage students at a higher level.

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Welding Educator's Workshop


These courses are geared for welding instructors who want to take welding education to the next level.

Now includes:

Original WEW

Advanced WEW

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Training for Welding Aluminum Alloys

Learn about the latest welding technology with hands-on practical application, demonstrations and lectures for advanced training in welding aluminum alloys.

Practical Training

Advanced Training

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Automated Plasma Cutting Technology Seminar

Specifically for the service professional, the plasma automation technology seminar provides hands-on application and classroom training. Operators will receive procedures and best-practices for proper installation and setup of plasma cutting equipment in order to achieve optimal performance and operational longevity.

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Regional Workshops


Lincoln Electric conducts several training seminars at various locations around North America that have been arranged by our local District Sales offices. Courses vary in length from 1/2 day to one week. These programs cover various topics, including, but not limited to, State Welding Educator Workshops, Nextweld®  technology and Power Wave® AC/DC 1000® seminars, and Distributor Training and Service School programs.

For more information on course dates and types of training being provided locally, please contact your local Lincoln Electric District Sales office.



Automation Training


At Lincoln Electric, we understand that improving your productivity with automation includes understanding how to properly use a Lincoln® Automation product. That’s why we put all of our knowledge into your training. Over 550 graduates each year can tell you that Lincoln’s Automation instructors are among the most supportive and knowledgeable.

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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 instruction on how to troubleshoot and repair various Lincoln Electric welding equipment.They also include discussions on basic electricity and welder components, basic circuitry and theory of operation.

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International Training

International Training

Geared for Lincoln Electric’s international distributors of all experience levels. Other topics include arc welding safety, basic electricity and welder components, plasma arc cutting, etc. Also covered will be Lincoln Electric’s international sales and service support.

2015 International Basic Distributor Training

2015 International Advanced Distributor Training

2015 International Advanced Customer Training


2015 Technical Training Guide
A comprehensive catalog of Welding School classes, professional seminars, distributor training and more.


Since 1917, the Lincoln Electric Welding School has instructed over 100,000 men and women in the various methods and techniques of safety and arc welding processes.

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