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Welding Career Resources

The world of welding is huge with careers in nearly every industry! Below are examples of just a few welding-related jobs and how you might get there.

Welding Engineer

Training Level: advanced

Path to this career - Graduate from high school with Welding program experience, complete Bachelor's degree in Wedling. OR, gain experience in industry to Welding Engineer level.

Welding Technician

Training Level: Intermediate to advanced

Graduate from high school with Welding program experience, complete Associate degree in Welding. OR, gain experience in industry until reaching Welding Technician level.

Welding Inspector

Training Level: Intermediate to advanced

Graduate from high school with Welding program experience, complete 5 years of general welding experience, then pass the American Welding Society exam.

Pipefitter or Boilermaker

Training Level: advanced

Graduate from high school with Welding program experience, complete an apprenticeship or attend trade school or techinical college. Apprenticeships often have little to no out of pocket costs and you get paid for on the job training.

Structural Welder

Training Level: Introductory to intermediate

Graduate from Highschool with Welding program experience, go right to work, pass certification testing.

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