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Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators

Education & Credentials

 

Educational Requirements

High School or less

 

Education level attained (national data)

Education Level Attained (national data)
Education Level AttainedPercentage of workers in this occupation
Less than high school diploma18.9
High school diploma or equivalent47.8
Some college, no degree22.6
Associate degree8
Bachelors degree2.4
Masters degree0.2
Doctoral (Ph.D) or professional degree0.1

 

Work Experience and Training Requirements

Nationally, this career typically requires:

  • No related work experience for entry.
  • Moderate-term on-the-job training to become competent.

 

Current Training Opportunities


Related Programs

 

Related Short-Term Training (Courses)

 

Majors

Click on any of the Majors listed below to find out more about preparing for this career.

 

Transfer Options

 

Apprenticeship

A registered apprenticeship is a structured way of learning a skilled occupation, craft, or trade. It combines on-the-job training and classroom instruction.

There are no recent apprenticeships for this career.

 

Certifications

Certifications are examinations that test or enhance your knowledge, experience or skills in an occupation or profession.

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Licenses

Licenses are knowledge and skill credentials that are legally required in some careers.

This career does not require a license.

 

Helpful High School Courses

Examples of helpful classes that help you prepare for this career:

  • Applied Math
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Computer Applications
  • Drafting
  • Electronics
  • Geometry
  • Industrial Technology
  • Introduction to Business
  • Physics
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Technical Writing
  • Trigonometry

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


 

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