Welder

6 - 40 Weeks
$30,000 - $68,000
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    Welder Description

    A welder operates and maintains machines and heavy-duty equipment. The majority of welders work in manufacturing and construction companies. Many welders work outdoors, some of them work on high buildings and/or scaffolds.

    • A welder operates and maintains machines and heavy-duty equipment. The majority of welders work in manufacturing and construction companies. Many welders work outdoors, some of them work on high buildings and/or scaffolds.

    Welder Salary

    In Canada, the average annual salary ranges from $30,000 to $68,000. This salary is usually depended on how big the company is and what type of projects are delegated.

    Welder Training

    There is no required education or training for this specific field. The training you need to become a welder depends on where you live. Some provinces in Canada require you to complete a trade certification. The first option is to complete an apprenticeship and the second option is to get a combination of at least 3 years of work experience and some college or industry courses in welding. Employers look for someone who has a high school diploma and a few college credits. You can enroll in college courses, such as - physics and chemistry and metallurgy.

    Useful Information About Being a Welder

    Apprenticeships tend to be the best way to open many doors in this field. You are able to take classes, at the same time receive a chance to learn about welding on the job. You must find an employer who is willing to hire and train you and usually require you to attain a high school diploma. As a certified welder who would like to work in other provinces without having to re-certify, you can apply for the red seal, and successfully passing the exam.

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