Upstate Regional Campus
2615 Highway 153
Piedmont, SC 29673
In 2009, our corporate office and campus first opened its doors for welding classes in Piedmont, SC, just a quick 5 minute drive from Greenville. Here you will find our corporate office. We can serve a total of 66 students per session – 33 students during the day and 33 at night. We offer the Penn Foster High School diploma program for those who hope to pursue welding certification, but do not have a high school diploma or GED.
- 20,000+ square feet
- One classroom
- 33 welding booths
- Outdoor pipeline simulator
- Indoor simulator
Founded in 1796 beautiful Greenville is nestled against the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Many of the 68,219 residents enjoy outdoor activities including hiking, kayaking and cycling at local state parks. Each year, over 300 events and festivals are held here in Greenville. It’s also the nearest major city to Clemson University, home of the 2018 football national champion Tigers. A majority of workers in Greenville are employed in the manufacturing industry. Harvard Business Review has identified this area as the model of a manufacturing community. No matter what you’re interested in, you will be able to find it in Greenville.
Sparks will fly.
High School Welding Competition
Claim the crown as champion welder. Our campuses hold annual welding competitions where local high school students can show off their skills.
We held our most recent competition in Piedmont and Charleston, South Carolina on March 13, 2020. We are pleased to announce that we gave out almost $50,000 in scholarships to attend Arclabs.