Welding Education & Training

Welding trade programs have long supported individuals with prior incarceration history. These programs offer comprehensive training and job readiness courses to equip individuals for a career in welding.

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With training in welding, you can learn practical skills for working in fabrication, construction, or manufacturing. This includes cutting and joining metal, operating welding equipment, utilizing welding technology, and managing the business side of welding.

Types of Industries that Need Welders

  • Construction
  • Pipelines
  • Ironwork
  • Art welding (gates, columns, fences, furniture, machinery, sculpture, etc.)
  • Underwater pipelines
  • Manufacturing
  • Bridge work
  • Laser beam welding
  • Aerospace
  • Aircraft
  • Railroads

Welding Jobs

Obtaining training in welding opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities. Some roles that graduates with welding training can pursue include:

  • Pipeline welder
  • Welding supervisor
  • Welding operations manager
  • Welding engineer
  • Welding technician
  • Welding inspector
  • Welding instructor
  • Underwater welder

Other Jobs in Welding

Individuals with a welding education can explore diverse career paths such as:

  • Metal fabricator
  • Welding sales representative
  • Welding equipment technician
  • Welding safety specialist

Welding Job Outlook

The number of jobs in the welding field is expected to increase by 22%. With this growth in demand comes a massive need for skilled welders. As a result, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects employment opportunities for welders to be excellent through 2026.

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