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How to Become a Master Welder

Becoming a master welder is a challenging but rewarding endeavour. There are specific requirements to become a master welder. Becoming a master welder requires years of dedicated study with a certification program, as well as practice at a master welder program. Other requirements may include further certifications for welding, cutting, and brazing as well as welding inspection. There are also consistent success rates which must be met. A master welder must possess the ability to consistently create nearly flawless welds with a failure rate of less than 5% in Magna Flux testing, and below 10% in X-ray testing. Some employers will hire and train you on the job if you have no formal education or experience, but most employers are likely to favour candidates with both. Continue reading How to Become a Master Welder