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Want to know if welding is the best skilled trade for you? Check out this Career Assessment test from Generation T.

September 2021

In short: Generation T is the movement to help rebuild the skilled trades in America, marking the end of an era where trade skills were looked down upon by the middle and upper classes. It’s a rallying cry – pulling together 70 national brands to help redefine success in America. Generation T is a badge […]

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Local or National? A Look at Welder Salaries.

August 2021

Have you ever thought about how much welders make if they stay local or travel for their career? Listed below are 2020 salary averages for each state in the US according to bls.gov. Tired of the hot southern summers and want to start a welding career in the snowy, picturesque landscape of Alaska? Prefer to […]

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Welding is in High Demand

June 2021

Very broadly, skilled labor includes professions with specific knowledge and skills in their area of expertise without long-term training. Along with other careers in the trade industry, welding has been a predominant career option on most job boards. The American Welding Society (AWS) estimates there will be a shortage of nearly 400,000 welders in the […]

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Becoming a Welder – Job Outlook

May 2021

The profession of welding has been around for thousands of years, dating back to the Sumerians and Egyptians who learned how to combine copper with tin and silver to make bronze. Today, the world of welding has greatly advanced and has become a lucrative position with many exciting career options and great pay for those […]

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What is Arc Welding?

May 2021

Arc welding is what is known as a fusion welding process. It is one of the most common welding processes and is used extensively in various industries due to the strong, high-quality welds it creates. Arc Welding in Theory The arc welding process uses an electrical arc that forms between an electrode and the base […]

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Is Welding a Good Career?

April 2021

When you begin to think about your future, you’ll probably start asking yourself questions like “where do I see myself in five years?” or “what career path will be enjoyable for years to come?” A career in welding can be both rewarding and fulfilling because there is always something new to learn and the job […]

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Skills of a Successful Welder

April 2021

No matter what line of work we enter, we all want to be successful. And just like any job, welding can certainly come with its challenges. At Arclabs Welding School, we will help you build the skills of a successful welder with our high-quality instruction and hands-on training so you land a job in as […]

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Signs Your Child Should be a Welder

March 2021

We always hope our children will talk to us about what they want to do when they get older, where they want to go to school, what interests them and what motivates them. But maybe they are struggling to find their career path. Maybe they can’t identify their strengths, and they just need a little […]

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Why Welding is a Great Career Path for Veterans

February 2021

After completing your service in the military, it’s time to make some decisions about what’s next. Some people are discharged with a specific skill set that suits them for immediate work, but others are not. If you fall into that second group, there are some great options for you in the civilian workforce. Consider these […]

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Different Types of Welding

February 2021

Utilizing a number of tools and various kinds of metals, welders can transform any piece into any shape for any function. However, in order to master the art of welding, you need to start with the basics and understand the different types of welding. The four welding types utilized most frequently are MIG, TIG, Stick […]

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