School is a private trade school at 1842 State
Schenectady, New York. The school was founded
in 1936 by the late
Charles R. Richter for the purpose of providing
a faster and
more efficient way of teaching welding.
In 1961, the school
was sold to the two welding instructors at the
During their tenure of ownership they trained
hundreds of students
in the trade of welding.
In 1981, the school
was sold to the present owner, Modern Welding
School, Inc. Over the years the school has added
more programs to keep up with the ever changing
field; and in December of 1995 the school was
to it's present location of 1842 State Street,
Schenectady, New York.
The mission of
Modern Welding School is to train highly-skilled
welders in a state- of-the-art facility where
both student and staff remain motivated to excel
in the education process to meet the changing
needs of the welding industry.
by the Accrediting Commission of Career
Schools and Colleges.
Licenced by the New York State Education
Approved by the N.Y.S. Division of Veterans
Affairs for Training of Veterans
Institutional Membership in the American