In recent years, some people have opted to pursue careers that aren’t offered by a traditional college experience. Trade schools are growing in popularity and have a variety of offerings. One option, in particular, is a welding apprenticeship. There are a variety of industries that welders can service and compensation once established can be great.
Check out this video to learn more about the daily life of a welding apprentice.
No matter the specific industry, it’s certainly possible that travel will be necessary. Whether you’re working on fixing railroads or helping with aircrafts, travel may be needed. Hours can be long too. It’s not uncommon to start early in the morning either.
Dedication is certainly required for apprenticeships. You may be moved are certain parts of a company to find the right fit. However, once you find your niche, you’ll have a great career path to pursue. Do some research on apprenticeships in your area. Having an idea of what to expect will make it easier on making a final decision when it comes time.