Are you considering a career in welding? Do you want to know more about it before you sign up for formal welding training? There are many online welding resources these days. Check out the following welding videos to learn more about this dynamic industry.
Tulsa Welding School
With campuses in Jacksonville, Florida; Houston, Texas; and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tulsa Welding School (TWS), we have been preparing men and women for careers in welding for nearly 60 years and you can see candid interviews with many of them on our TWS YouTube channel. If you’re considering going to welding school, hearing from recent graduates could help inform your decision.
American Welding Society
Founded in 1919, the American Welding Society (AWS) is a nonprofit organization with over 70,000 members. Its objective is to advance the application, science, and technology of welding. AWS offers advanced certifications, seminars, conferences, and industry and technical publications. 1 You can find educational welding videos on the organization’s YouTube channel on a range of subjects, such as “Why Should You Become a Welder,” “Welding Codes and Standards,” and “Workforce Trends in Welder Training and Education.” 2 3
Welding Tips and Tricks
Want an insider view of the welding industry? If you visit the YouTube channel for Welding Tips and Tricks, you’ll find TIG welding videos, MIG welding videos, and ARC welding videos, as well as reviews of welding helmets and welding safety tips. 4 The videos can give you an idea of the life of a welder showing certain welding techniques and selecting the best equipment for the job. Industry veteran, Jody Collier, produces the videos, but he cautions viewers to seek professional training and instruction prior to using welding equipment. 5 6
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Learn More about Welding Careers
From watching these videos, welding can be a promising career path for men and women. In fact, by 2024, the American Welding Society predicts that the nation will face a shortage of 400,000 welders. If you’re considering becoming a welder but still have more questions, check out Tulsa Welding School’s blog. You can find blogs on everything from the different industries welders work in to the techniques they use to close the skilled trades gap in America.
1 – http://www.aws.org/about
2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVLSAzjp78U&t=470s
3 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUrNbDOEHoQ
4 – https://www.youtube.com/user/weldingtipsandtricks
5 – http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/Jody.html
6 – https://www.youtube.com/user/weldingtipsandtricks/about