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Great Careers Start Here
You don’t have to dedicate years of study and go into massive debt to start a great career. Welding is an in-demand skill that offers lots of room for growth and advancement. And the best place to train for a career in this versatile field is Arclabs Welding School.
We’ll help you get started with career-focused training featuring 95% + hands-on learning. With advanced training on specialty metals, job placement assistance, and experienced CWI/CWE instructors, some of our programs can be completed in as little as two months.
An Arclabs Difference – 100% Attendance Hood
The 100% attendance hood is a reward for a strong work ethic. Students who graduate with 100% attendance through their program and makeup hours. You have to earn this hood, it is not given nor can it be bought.
Programs for Every Skill Level
Whether you’re a veteran welder looking to improve your skillset or a complete beginner, Arclabs can help you master the skills you need to succeed.
Gain a competitive edge with specialized training in pipe welding. You’ll learn to adhere to strict safety codes and perform quality welds, whether you’re working on a high-pressure pipe, high purity pipe, or pipe for the oil and gas industry.
Learn to build large metal structures like bridge frameworks and rigid frames for buildings. You’ll learn to repair, cut and join beams, columns and girders. Specialized training in structural welding can prepare you for a career in ship building, aerospace, and manufacturing.
Other Welding Programs
From a comprehensive 1,300 hour master welding program to a 280 hour pipe welding programs, we offer training for every welding need. Depending on your program and desired skillset, you can learn to join specialty metals like copper, stainless steel or aluminum, or master SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, and GTAW welds.
Ignite your Future. Careers in Welding
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average annual salary for welders is $41,380 ($19.89 per hour).1
The American Welding Society predicts a shortage of 375,000 trained welders by 2023.2
More than 50% of American-made products, from smartphones to aircraft carriers, require the work of welders.3
On the rise
There are 1.5 million workers employed in metal fabrication, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. By employment numbers, that makes it the third largest manufacturing industry in the country.4
Top Welding careers:
At Arclabs Welding School, we have the experience and resources to help bridge the gap between a growing industry and the need for skilled workers.
- Pipe Welder
- Pipeline Welder
- Combo Welder
- Structural Welder
- TIG Welder
- Stainless Steel or Aluminum Welder
Convenient campuses. Our Locations
Low Country Regional Campus
3185 Industry Drive
North Charleston SC 29418
Midlands Regional Campus
700 Gracern Road
Columbia, SC 29210
Upstate Regional Campus
2615 Highway 153
Piedmont, SC 29673
Rock Hill Campus
Rock Hill Branch
2260 Cherry Rd
Rock Hill SC 29732