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Advanced Technology Institute

About Advanced Technology Institute

Advanced Technology Institute offers hands-on programs in Automotive Technology, Diesel/Heavy Vehicle, Diesel Technology II, Commercial Driving, HVAC/Refrigeration, Maritime Welding, and a School of High Performance Automotive Technology.

Welding Technology

The Maritime Welding Technology diploma program offers training in the practical aspects of construction and repair of equipment and structures built with steel. In addition to structural skills, students will learn to weld pipe in multiple positions. Instruction is presented in both classroom and laboratory using modern welding equipment and tools. Students gain hands-on experience in a realistic shop setting where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Emphasis is placed on safety and standard procedures followed in ship yards and repair facilities. This program prepares students for entry-level employment as a combination structural and pipe welder.


ECPI University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees and diploma programs.


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Campus Location

5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100

Virginia Beach,



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