Arclabs Accepts VA Benefits

VA Benefits (GI Bill® & VA Vocational Rehabilitation) can be used for the following curriculum-based programs:

  • 900-Hour Advanced Welding
  • 400-Hour Welding
  • 280-Hour Specific Process Welding
  • 120-Hour Pipe Welding

Admissions Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum age requirement is 18 years old or 17 years old with parental consent
  • Desire to enter a welding career upon completion of the program
  • Meet the visual and physical requirements that a welding career demands
  • Visit and tour the campus prior to starting program

Application Fee Waiver for Veteran Students

The application fee is waived for Veterans with an honorable discharge DD-214 or current, valid military ID.

Financial Aid

Additional funding may be used in conjunction with VA benefits if needed.

Federal Financial Aid Programs (Title IV):

Arclabs, LLC is eligible to participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan program, the largest federal student loan program. Under this program, the U.S. Department of Education is your lender. (Please refer to for current interest rates.)

A Direct Loan is a low-interest loan designed to provide students with additional funds to assist with paying for education costs not covered by other sources of financial aid and is administered by the Department of Education and individual states.

Federal Funding:

Arclabs is a South Carolina and Texas State Approved Training Provider. Therefore, students who are unemployed or underemployed could qualify for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding. To learn more about this type of funding and to see if you qualify, visit your local SC Works or Texas Workforce Commission office or contact one of our school locations.

Payment Plans:

Arclabs also offers payment plans. Please contact your local campus for information.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

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