Advanced Training Lab in WTTC

Ideal for:

High School CTE Programs, Career Centers, Correctional Facilities, Industry, Job Corps

Designed for high schools, CTE programs and other institutions desiring to provide an introduction to welding skills and concepts, the LEEPStart program provides core welding certification and instructional resources as a starting point to promote deeper career exploration.


  • Welding Safety
  • Welding Safety Essentials*
  • Principles of Welding
  • Introduction to SMAW*, GMAW*, FCAW* and GTAW*
  • Oxyfuel Cutting
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Carbon Arc Gouging

    *Available in e-learning format


  • Sign up for Lincoln Electric’s Education Portal
  • Complete the Train the Trainer Course
  • Register as an NC3 Start School


  • Teach with VRTEX (360/360+ or Transport/Transport+) virtual welding simulators
  • Equip school with 80% Lincoln Electric welding equipment