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.


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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VRTEX® Customer Training

These courses are designed for professionals and educators who teach welding using the VRTEX virtual reality training tool.

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REALWELD® Customer Training

These courses are intended to allow new REALWELD® customers to get familiar with the system’s components, calibration, operation and system administration.

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U/LINC Webinars

Did you know Lincoln Electric offers a comprehensive multi-year, multi-process welding and cutting curriculum package? Attend one of our online webinars to learn more.

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Advanced Welding Trainers Distributor Class

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

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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 Distributor Training

Two comprehensive training programs are offered for our authorized international distributors on our North American products. The two-week Basic course has a strong focus on hands-on welding and provides the fundamentals of the main arc welding processes. The two-week Advanced course has a strong focus on product training, including Power Waves® and other advanced welding technologies. The two programs are held on an alternating year basis (starting in 2017).

International Basic Distributor Training (Scheduled in 2017)

International Advanced Distributor Training (Not scheduled until 2018)

2017 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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