Welders join objects together by applying heat or pressure. Skilled welders have a thorough knowledge of welding principles and metals. They use blueprints and drawings to build anything from ships to cars to bridges. Welders play a crucial role in maintaining a variety of power plants and have the opportunity to travel throughout the year.

Education Options: Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program, and Industry Training Program

Qualifications: Some welding positions require general certifications, or certifications in specific skills such as inspection or robotic welding. The American Welding Society certification courses are widely used throughout the United States.
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