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What is Cold Welding?

Learn about the process of cold welding, what metals are used, and the advantages of cold welds.

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Pay for Welders is Going Up!

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent data release on March 31, 2022 reported that wages for welders have increased in 2021 by about 3.4%.

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How To Get Your MIG Welding Certification

MIG welding is more automated than some forms of welding, making it a good start for beginners.

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Welding Trade School vs Apprenticeship

There are three traditional ways to becoming a certified welder: welding trade schools, community college, and welding apprenticeships.

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How to Get Financial Aid for Welding Trade School

Financial aid is available for students who qualify to help pay for welding school. Find out more about grants, loans, and scholarships.

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How Much Does Welding School Cost?

There are a few ways to learn welding. With each option, there’s a different price point.

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How Long is Welding School?

You can expect to complete welding training in about 7 months to 2 years, depending on the program you choose.

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Salary Increasing in the Welding Career Field

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on March, 31 2021 that the average salary for welders increased about 3% to $46,690 in 2020.

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Pipefitter Job Description

Learn about the pipefitter job description, the skills and requirements needed to become a pipefitter, and the tools that pipefitters use.

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Basic & Fast Welding Training - What's It Like?

Learn about basic welding training programs including the classes you'll take, how fast they are to complete, and how much money they cost on average.

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