Reach More Students and Boost Your Credibility
as a Lincoln Electric Education Partner School (LEEPS)
and Qualified Welding Instructor

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Research shows effective teachers are

one of the most important factors

contributing to student achievement and success.

That’s why at Lincoln Electric, we support schools throughout the nation with the largest and most relevant welding education training available.

Through the Lincoln Electric Education Partner Schools (LEEPS) program, we train welding instructors at every level of education – from junior high school to technical college and beyond – and help them develop higher-quality, more engaging welding trade programs.

Confirm your instructors have the preparation and third-party qualification to teach the craft and science of welding more effectively. Form a key education and career development partnership that provides you and your welding learners with the right support, and benefit from having one of the oldest continually operating welding training schools in the world as a primary resource.


LEEPS Program Benefits Include:

  • Instructor certification provides accountability to validate program quality.
  • Industrial partners value the certification and training provided by Lincoln Electric.
  • Lincoln Electric will advertise your school on our website, in our Welding Technology & Training Center and at industry trade shows.
  • Beyond the Booth and/or Welder Educator Workshops can be held at Designated LEEPS schools.
  • LEEPS schools gain monetary benefits by holding Lincoln Electric sponsored programs on site at their location.

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Current LEEPS Schools:

View some of our LEEPS partner schools below.