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Western NY's premier school for Welding, Smithing, Glass, and Jewelry

The Arc + Flame Mission: Provide people the opportunity to learn welding, smithing, and the glass arts in a safe, inviting environment from knowledgeable, passionate professionals. Our 11,000 sqft facility was purpose-built to provide the best student experience possible. Since our opening in January of 2012, over 15,000 students have taken classes with us. We offer a wide range of courses to suit all budgets and interest levels. So wether you are just looking for a fun night out, a new skill, or a new career we have an offering for you. At the Arc + Flame Center, "We Provide the Spark".

What We Teach

Career Welding Course





Are you looking for a new career?


Below you'll find the most recent welding workforce data and projections compiled by the American Welding Society (AWS).

20 Weeks, 450 hours

Welding & Fabrication Career Course

HANDS-ON learning that features a shorter time period than traditional college, less student loan debt, and opportunity to join the workforce in under a year! The program features a 450-hour course focused on learning the fundamentals of metal fabrication, MIG, TIG, Flux Core and Stick welding processes.

Join our next info session!

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Come to the Arc+ Flame Center and participate in a 2 hour info session about our Welding + Fabrication Certificate Program.

Included in the discussion:

  • Overview of the program
  • Arc + Flame / Monroe Community College relationship
  • Opportunities in the welding industry
  • Admissions process
  • What you can expect from us
  • What we will expect out of you
  • Financing options
  • Facility tour
  • Q & A

Interested candidates are encouraged to bring parents or other important persons in their life to hear about the program.

There is no charge to attend, and there will be no pressure for a commitment.

Registration is required to attend.

Visit us In Person

125 Fedex Way.
Rochester, NY 14624

Walk in Hours
Mon - Fri, 12pm - 6pm