Welders use heat and/or pressure to permanently join pieces of metal with metal filler. They may join parts being manufactured, build structures, or repair broken or cracked parts according to specifications.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Welder (456A)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $23.00 per hour, depending on location and type of welding
|Are you good at planning and completing tasks?|
|Do you enjoy working with tools, equipment and machinery?|
|Do you have good eye-hand coordination?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Do you have an eye for detail? Are you good with calculations?|
|Would you enjoy interacting with site supervisors, customers, suppliers, co-workers and other tradespeople to get the job done?|
|Are you able to lift 50lbs?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Welder may be for you!
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