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A Family Bonded by Welding

Mike Fontes began teaching his daughter Kory Fontes to weld when she was about 10 years old. The family was raising lambs and needed to build a pen. Now the father-daughter duo work side by side teaching the next generation of welders as instructors at Cuesta College, which has a main campus in San Luis Obispo, California, and satellite branches in Paso Robles and Arroyo Grande.
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Welding in the Deep End

Welding students at Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield, Indiana, are trading in their welding hoods for scuba masks. David Hass, welding instructor and certified scuba diver, covers a chapter on underwater welding each year in his welding courses. Students learn the basics of welding and cutting underwater before hitting the school's swimming pool to practice the fundamentals of scuba divin...
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From Picnic Tables to Pipefitting in Alaskan Welding Program

Students in the welding program at Hutchison High School in Fairbanks, Alaska, can apply to participate in an after-school pipe welding academy, where they learn from experienced welders at the local Plumbers and Pipefitters Union training academy. Instructor Peter Daley also hopes to add a third year to the school's welding curriculum next year. Learn about the welding projects students at this...
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Equipped for the Future

Welding projects made by students at Iroquois Falls Secondary School in Ontario, Canada, are not only earning them school credit, but also the opportunity to operate with some of the best equipment in their school district. Through different building and fundraising projects, instructor Dan Girard's welding students have been able to purchase new equipment such as helmets, jackets and various smal...
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Maritime Welding Program Trains Students on the Water

For students in the Maritime Welding Program at CDA Technical Institute in Jacksonville, Florida, the welding classroom is a 160-foot barge on the Trout River, just a few miles from the Atlantic Ocean. The CDA students complete more traditional training in a welding classroom, but eventually progress to training on the barge, giving them a real-world taste of the environment faced by maritime...
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Seizing the Opportunity: One Woman's Mission to Enter into a Welding Career

Don't bother showing any "male-dominated" numbers to recent Arizona Western College (AWC) Institute of Welding Technology graduate Trisha Haswood. Rosie the Riveter is her inspiration (see photo), she's a native of the Navajo tribe, and her passion today is welding.
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Texas College Builds a Thriving Welding Degree Program

In just four years, Blinn College grew its new welding program from 23 students the first semester to nearly 140 students.

Blinn Students Rely on Dynasty® Welders for Precision TIG

When it’s time for the TIG welding portion of their training, Blinn College students run to the Dynasty welders in their lab.

Top Welding Schools Rely on XMT® Welders for Training

Students at Blinn College and Tulsa Welding School say XMT welders deliver a smooth arc that helps them produce a clean bead.

School Uses One Compact Machine for Every Welding Process

The welding lab is busy 16 hours a day, so Tulsa Welding School’s Houston campus needs reliable equipment to handle any process.

U.S.’s Largest Welding School Has Career-Focused Approach

A culture of graduation starts day one at Tulsa Welding School’s Houston campus. Look inside the nation’s largest welding program.

XMT® Welders Are a Bridge From Lab to Industry for Students

Blinn welding students often need to switch between MIG, TIG and stick in the same class. They rely on versatile XMT welders.

AugmentedArc: the Industry's Most Realistic Welding Simulator System

AugmentedArc Augmented Reality Welding System from Miller is the industry’s most realistic welding simulator system, closely resembling live-arc welding.

Students Train With XMT® Welders Widely Used in Industry

Welding students at Tulsa Welding School’s Houston campus are learning with a machine they’ll find in many industry applications.

LiveArc System Helps Company Recruit, Train Employees to Produce Quality Welds

ALMACO chose to implement LiveArc™ welding performance system into its operations as a training tool.

Miller LiveArc Reality-Based Welding Training System Provides Fast, Accurate, Cost-Effective Results

The LiveArc Welding Performance Management System is an advanced welding trainer that combines simulator and live arc welding benefits.

Miller MobileArc Augmented Reality Welding System

An affordable, easy to use welding simulation tool designed to attract, engage and introduce students to welding through a hands-on augmented reality experience.

Miller® AugmentedArc® Augmented Reality Welding System

The updated AugmentedArc Augmented Reality Welding System solves the disadvantages of traditional welding instruction methods.

Custom Equipment Manufacturer Improves Welder Training with LiveArc System

ALMACO implemented Miller’s LiveArc™ welding system to expedite and improve employee training.

Miller LiveArc Welding Trainer Features Industry-Exclusive MIG SmartGun

At the heart of the LiveArc Welding Performance Management System, an advanced welding trainer that combines simulator and live arc welding, lies the 400-amp SmartGun.

WE BUILD Careers

By using LiveArc as an extra hand in the lab, Doug’s students are able to learn the key essentials required to become professional weld operators.