Becoming a Welder Starts with Excellent Training
Updated on 11/19/2019 to indicate additional campuses that now teach the welding program, and to update links to useful posts as needed.
Lincoln Tech’s Welding Technology training program is now available at eight campuses throughout the United States. Becoming a welder starts with having the right hands-on skills, and you can build these skills at one of the best known, most established skilled trades training schools. In the coming years, nearly 458,000 welding jobs need to be filled across the United States*.
Becoming a Welder Requires Skills and Credentials
Skilled, trained welders are in demand across fields like construction, manufacturing, mining and agriculture. Lincoln’s training program includes practice in basic arc welding, Stick Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) - these 4 types of welding procedures are the most popular processes in use today.
As part of Lincoln Tech’s welding program, students will also be eligible to receive Level One and Two credentials from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). NCCER’s goal is to promote safe and productive working environments for construction professionals.
Employers know and trust the Lincoln name, and they will be looking for candidates with skills like yours when you graduate.
* Source: careeronestop.org, for the years 2016-2026.