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UAEC Pathways - Welding/Structural Steel

Welding/Structural Steel Track

Welding is the most common way of permanently joining metal parts. Welding applications are a core part of thousands of different manufacturing and construction processes. As such, experienced welders are always in-demand and command high wages.

The nation’s aging infrastructure will require the expertise of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers to help rebuild bridges, highways, and buildings.

Job Titles

Commercial, Residential & Industrial


Sub Contractor

Welding Engineer

Certified Welder





Coursework taken at high school or technical colleges:

Welding Technician – Entry

Welding Technician – Intermediate

Welding Technician – Advanced

Work-based learning experience

40 hour internship

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