Lincoln Electric Education Partner Schools (LEEPS)
Welding Certification Program

In Partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3)

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Supplying Schools

With the Certifications Industry Demands

Lincoln Electric’s LEEPS program, in partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), provides schools with a complete suite of portable, stackable national welding certifications.

LEEPS supports welding schools and programs throughout the nation with the most comprehensive and relevant welding education tools and resources available for advancing the specific skills necessary for succeeding in specialized welding fields.

Help the next generation of welders demonstrate they have what it takes to solve some of the welding industry’s biggest challenges. Become a LEEPS Center of Excellence and form a key partnership with a recognized leader in welding education and manufacturing.


    • Gain in-depth programming and instructional guidance from Lincoln Electric and other NC3 partners in education and industry.

    • Receive professional development opportunities and training for national NC3 Master Instructors.

    • Access U/LINC, a comprehensive welding curriculum and learning management system with more than 18,000 pages of curriculum materials.

    • And a whole lot more! Download our brochure for a complete overview of LEEPS benefits!


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Current LEEPS Schools:

View some of our LEEPS partner schools below.

Chippewa Valley Technical College
College of the Canyons
Florida Gateway College
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Valencia College