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What does a welder do?

Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers use hand-held or remotely controlled equipment to join or cut metal parts. They also fill holes, indentations, or seams in metal products.

What do I need to get a welding job?

Cecil College’s welding certification program covers four separate modules totaling 256 hours of training. At the completion of all four classes, students will be eligible to take the certification exam.

Students that successfully complete the HCC course should be able to obtain entry-level employment in the construction/ metal building/fabrication trades. Total training time is 30 hours.

What is the median salary of a welder?

  • $45,880 per year

What can I do next?

Manufacturing Careers
1. Shipping & Receiving Clerk
2. Forklift Operator
3. Welder
4. Machine Operator
5. Machinist
6. Packer/Packager
7. Team Assembler
8. Production Helper
9. Maintenance Helper
10. Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerk
11. Tool and Die Maker
12. Applied Engineering Technician
13. CAD Technician
14. Maintenance Mechanic
15. Facility Manager
16. Industrial Machinery Maintenance
17. CAD Designer
18. QC Technician
19. CNC Programmer
20. CNC Operator
21. Shift Supervisor/Team Lead
22. Maintenance Manager
23. General Operations Manager
24. Manufacturing Engineer
25. Engineering Manager
26. Engineering Technologist
27. QC Inspector/Tester
28. Engineering Technician
29. QC Manager
30. Production Supervisor
31. Manufacturing Engineer
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