Trade School for the Career Driven

Advanced Technology Institute is a trade school in Virginia Beach. We are dedicated to preparing the Welders, Electricians, Commercial Drivers, HVAC, Maintenance, Automotive and Diesel Technicians of tomorrow.

Open House

Saturday April 20th - 10AM to 2PM

Hands-On Training

We know you learn best by doing. Through ATI's programs, get your hands on real equipment and fix real issues.

A Strong Foundation

Master the fundamentals of your trade. Build a solid groundwork of practical real-world knowledge to catapult your career forward.

Industry Driven Lessons

We equip you with skills employers value most. Your training is designed around the needs of the industry.

Local School, Regional Impact

We tailor our programs to the needs of regional employers to help prepare you for your career.

Hear From Our ATI Graduates

Andre M.

ATI Graduate

Being a great welder can create amazing opportunities. I love to work with my hands. I take pride in what I do. It's honest, it's rewarding, and it's about making a difference. You can leave every day feeling proud about what you’ve done. ATI helped prepare me for my career. They can help you too.

Jose B.

ATI Graduate

After I saw what I created, I was amazed at myself. I couldn't believe it. Whenever you build something and everybody thinks it’s perfect, it's a big sense of pride. It boosts your confidence. I do this trade because I love it. ATI helped me prepare for my career.

Daniel J.

ATI Graduate

The instructors here at ATI are wonderful. They listen to you on an academic level and a personal level. The instructors lay everything out and answer any questions I have and explain everything to the best of their knowledge.

William H.

ATI Graduate

I enjoy my career. I enjoy the people I work for and having certifications helped me with my career. Job security is there. I have a bright future ahead of me.

The Power of Partnerships

ATI maintains strong relationships with industry manufacturers and employers to increase the opportunities available to our graduates.

ATI On-Campus Recruitment

On-Campus Recruitment

Employers regularly visit campus to recruit ATI students and graduates. From individual company events to ATI's annual Career Fair, you will have numerous opportunities to meet with potential employers before you graduate.

Liebherr co-op Partnership program video for heavy equipment trade school

Liebherr Partnership

ATI is the exclusive College Co-op partner of Liebherr North America, one of the largest construction machine manufacturers in the world.


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