Gene Cook Welding Instructor / Founder of Arc Labs Welding School

Our History

In 2006 Gene Crook used his extensive welding industry experience to found Arclabs, a welding trade school that provides a hands-on education for welders. Arclabs offers comprehensive welding programs that focus on training, qualification, and placement. Whether you have no previous experience or whether you’re seeking advanced welding training, we offer a variety of programs to meet your individual needs. Each program is practically designed to give you a competitive edge for employment. Because we keep a finger on the pulse of industry trends and company needs, our welding program finishers are able to enter a variety of industries.

Our Mission: "Intentionally train and test students in welding, pipe fitting, and inspection for employment by the clients we serve." - Gene Crook, President/Founder

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Our Values:

As a commitment to our students, training partners, and employers, we vow to:

  • Maintain fair, ethical, and clearly-stated advertising, admission, and enrollment practices by accurately and fairly representing Arclabs and its services to all people.
  • Provide effective student services that recognizes individual differences and ensure successful student retention, graduation, and employability where applicable.
  • Demonstrate the ultimate benefit of private educational training programs through satisfied participants.
  • Ensure proper and ethical administration of all financial aspects of the institution.
  • Embrace voluntary self-regulation, which is inherent to the accreditation process.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the people served by Arclabs through local community involvement and participation.
  • Demonstrate the effectiveness of private educational training, thereby providing essential skills to support a productive workforce.
  • Promote continuing education and training programs of the highest quality and integrity.
  • Meet and exceed completion and placement benchmarks set by the ACCET.
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Corporate Management Team

At Arclabs we believe a well-educated staff yields skilled professionals who will contribute to the continued growth of the welding industry. We pride ourselves on four Arclabs locations and a dedicated staff to meet our students’ needs.
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*Financial aid options available for those who qualify*
*6-month program depends on program completion and varies per the individual. Reach out to us for details.*