Welding Certification Training Classes
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Welding Career Information
School requirements to become a professional welder:
- Graduate high school or obtain your GED.
Job Requirements: may vary by employer and options will include apprenticeship or training program then apprenticeship.
- Employers suggest a trade school diploma in welding.
- Take all the shop classes your high school offers
- Take as many math and science classes as you can
- Finding a job at an auto body shop or similar to gain experience.
Generally trade or vocational schools offer diplomas in welding and community colleges offer associate’s degrees in welding technology.
Welding Course Classes You Can Expect:
- blueprint reading
- mechanical drawing
- and shop math
Types of welding specialties:
- TIG Welding
- MIG Welding
- Underwater Welding
- Pipe Welding (6G)
- Welding Inspector
How much money do welders make?
- Welders earn an average 2015 salary of almost $40,000. The lowest 10% made about $25,000 and the top 10% made over $60,000.
Reference: Become A Welder: Facts About Welding Careers