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There is a science and an art to welding – and teaching students how to weld. Lincoln Electric offers the industry’s freshest and most comprehensive products, curriculum and resources available for the welding education market today, including:


U/LINC® Curriculum – An effective, ready-made welding curriculum aimed at training a new generation of welders for the manufacturing landscape of the 21st century
LEEPS Program – Lincoln Electric Education Partner Schools (LEEPS) is a multi-tiered program that teaches welding instructors at every level of education. LEEPS keeps instructors current and relevant within the welding industry by integrating a professional development system into the program.
Course Builder – A web-based curriculum planning tool that creates a program to deliver specific and appropriate welding courses to your students from Lincoln Electric’s U/LINC curriculum.
Teaching Aids – Welding books, arc welding tutorials, DVDs, posters, lesson plans, welding project kits and design aids for the classroom.
VRTEX® Customer Training – Courses designed for professionals and educators who teach welding using the VRTEX virtual reality training tool.
REALWELD® Customer Training – Courses intended to allow new REALWELD® customers to get familiar with the system’s components, calibration, operation and system administration.
Regional Programs – Lincoln Electric conducts several training seminars at various locations around North America. These programs cover various topics, including, but not limited to, State Welding Educator Workshops, Power Wave® technology seminars, Distributor Training, Service School and Custom programs. Inquire here for potential programs in your area.
Teacher Observer Program – As a welding school instructor, you are eligible to sign up for a free week of welding training at Lincoln Electric’s Global Headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.
The JFLF Welding Competition – By recognizing both welding projects and technical papers, this program inspires excellence in instructors who teach welding and work hard to further the scientific interest and advancement of arc welding.


Training System Curriculum

We have welding and plasma cutting curriculums, teaching aids and other training materials intended for classroom and lab use in a variety of environments. ​

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Teaching Safe Welding

Our posters, guides, videos and interactive tools are intended to enhance the welding safety component of all Lincoln Electric training programs.

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LEEPS Program

Lincoln Electric Education Partner Schools (LEEPS) is the critical component in the ongoing process of preparing educators for the future of welding.

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