Begin Your Career

If you’re looking for a job that offers wonderful opportunities for growth in addition to the satisfied feeling of contributing to the infrastructure of your community, we recommend welding. This career is booming with more and more need for skilled employees every day! Beside the generous pay and opportunities for advancement, we love that welding plays such an important role in the safety and growth of our world!

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

If you’ve never welded before, there’s no need to panic. The options for obtaining education are vast! With so much demand for welders, educational organizations are receiving funding and enthusiasm for accepting more and more students to their programs! Welding trade schools are a great way to go, but if you want to get your feet wet before diving in fully, you can find a wide array of workshops and introductory courses at community colleges and independent education centers. Even visiting the internet in search of welding videos will yield a great deal of information for beginners!

WHAT KIND OF EDUCATION SHOULD I GET?

It all depends on where you’d like to work. If you pursue a basic certificate, you’ll be qualified for a wide range of welding jobs currently in demand. However, if you know that you want to in a specific field, like underwater welding or electro-mechanical pipefitting, you should seek out professional diploma specializations that will set you up with the knowledge and networks you need for your career.

Not sure where to start? Sidney Lee Welding Supply is always a good idea! Our staff is very knowledgeable, not only about welding supplies but also about pursuing careers and finding education opportunities. We’d love to give you a hand!