Arclabs designs its courses to fit the individual needs of the students and meet the specifications of employers, allowing students the opportunity to acquire the essential skills needed to support a career in welding. Arclabs trains its students for the purpose of employment and assists students with job placement.
Our innovative hands-on programs are designed to teach welding essentials both to those with no previous experience and to welders seeking to refresh or advance their skill sets.
We are an ACCET nationally accredited trade school built for student success. Our Financial Aid department and other resources are available for students throughout enrollment.
Finding a job after course completion can be daunting. We provide our graduates assistance in securing a job following program completion.
Tony Ferguson Memorial Scholarship for welding students!
This scholarship is for students interested in a obtaining a certificate in welding, an associate’s degree in welding or a bachelor’s degree in welding. The scholarship was established in memory of Tony Ferguson, who was a prominent welding engineer for Fluor. Applicants from South and North Carolina will be given priority.
“I really enjoyed my time at Arclabs. They pushed me to achieve my goals and have gotten me where I wanted to be.”-Piedmont student, Christopher Copeland, who now works at Michelin
"Arclabs really changed my life in more ways than one and I'm proud to be a graduate."- Michael Posey, Columbia
"The school was a great experience. I found that working at my own pace and one-on-one teacher help was great. Thanks Arclabs!"- Hunter Wisham, Piedmont
"I have already recommended this school to a friend. The staff was great, well informed, and professional. The instructors were knowledgeable and very accommodating to my needs in learning."- Cecil Risher, Columbia
"This school is very educational, with very knowledgeable staff. The staff works well with students and are very encouraging. Arclabs is a great welding school and I would highly recommend it to anyone."- Garrett Sloan, Piedmont
"Being previously trained in welding, but out of practice, it was great to be able to come to Arclabs to regain my proficiency and skill. All the instructors and staff have been helpful and understanding which made the experience easier."- Cavan Cox, Piedmont