Career Change to Welding

Are you thinking about a career change, eager to learn a new skill, or just starting in the workforce? If so, welding offers a career path for you. At ETI School of Skilled Trades, we specialize in transforming aspirations into achievements.

Our skilled welding program is designed for individuals like you, who are ready to take a bold step towards a fulfilling career. With us, we will train you and help you find a job when you graduate.

In this article, we will discuss a career in welding and how to get started.

Why Choose a Career in Welding

Welding is a craft that melds metals together using precision and creativity. As a welder, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, from constructing monumental buildings to crafting intricate art pieces.

Here are the job roles you could fill as a skilled welder:

  1. Plumber

Being a Plumber means you would install, maintain, and repair piping systems. Welding in plumbing involves working with metals and materials, such as copper, stainless steel, and plastic pipes, requiring a versatile skill set in different welding techniques. Plumbers who are skilled welders are called upon for complex installations or repairs where standard joining techniques are insufficient, ensuring the integrity and safety of the piping systems in residential, commercial, or industrial settings.

  1. Aerospace Industry Welder

Precision and adherence to strict safety standards are paramount in this field. Aerospace welders must master advanced welding techniques to handle a variety of materials, including high-strength alloys and composites. The work often involves joining thin, lightweight materials while maintaining structural integrity. This role will require a deep understanding of aerospace engineering principles, as the quality of welding directly impacts the safety and performance of aerospace components.

  1. Land-Based Oil Rig Welder

Working as a skilled welder on a land-based oil rig, you will be responsible for the construction, maintenance, and repair of the oil rig’s structural components. This challenging environment requires welders to be adept in various welding techniques suitable for heavy-duty materials under different weather conditions. Safety is a critical aspect of this job, as the welder needs to adhere to strict safety protocols to prevent accidents and ensure the smooth operation of the oil rig.

This is a glimpse of the potential career choices you could select when you become a skilled welder.

How Can ETI Propel Your Career?

At ETI School of Skilled Trades, we help you create the career you are interested in. Our program covers all facets of welding and even gets you ready for your first interview. Our seasoned instructors are industry professionals who bring real-world knowledge to the classroom.

Learning at ETI extends beyond technical skills. We emphasize hands-on training, meaning you’ll spend significant time in our industry current workshop, practicing your craft. Furthermore, our strong industry connections mean that you’re getting an education and building a network. We assist with job placement, ensuring that your transition from the classroom to the workforce is seamless.

Enroll at ETI School of Skilled Trades

At ETI School of Skilled Trades, we are committed to helping you ignite your potential and forge a successful new career. Whether you’re seeking a fresh start, a change of pace, or a chance to create with your hands, our Welding Program is your gateway to a brighter future. Join us and turn your ambition into action.

Enroll at ETI today and weld your way to success!

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