Welding

What Can I Do with a Welding Certificate?

Are you interested in becoming a welder? Hearing a lot of buzz about certificates? You might be confused about what role certificates play in welding, and that’s ok. Let’s dive in. There are many levels of welding specialty, and some levels require a certificate to attain. However, before we talk about welding certificates, let’s look […]

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What is a Structural Welding Certification?

Are you interested in becoming a welder? What about expanding your career opportunities and getting your structural welding certification? RSI’s Welding Specialist program can help you on your path to certification. While you will learn about many welding techniques, one specific course focuses on structural welding. This course helps you develop flat welding techniques, while […]

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What Causes Oxidation in Welds? How to Prevent Oxidation in Welding

Welding is an equally rewarding and challenging trade that requires constant development and improvement. The welders who achieve long-term success in the skilled trades are always eager to learn something new. Once you’ve mastered the various welding techniques, you can start focusing on perfecting a weld. A common cause of low-quality welds is a process […]

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What Is a Welder Salary in Arizona?

The average national salary for welders, cutters, solderers and brazers in Arizona was $43,480 in 2017, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Welders in Arizona made a mean hourly wage of $20.91 and a median hourly wage of $18.79.[1] Read on to learn what factors influence salary for welders in Arizona and […]

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Why Choose RSI for Welding School?

Are you considering welding as a career? It can be a good career move. Skilled trades positions are currently the hardest to fill in the U.S., and a good vocational school is just the place to earn the qualifications to potentially land one.[1] And your timing for entering a welding training program couldn’t be better. […]

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Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Learning a versatile, up-to-date welding skillset is one of the best ways to improve job opportunities.[1] The more you know how to weld, the greater the number of positions that could be a good fit for you. Many companies are also looking for applicants with formal welding training.[2] The good news is that welding school […]

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What Is Pipe Welding?

Pipelines are the veins of modern cities and towns. They transport drinking water, gas, oil and much, much more. Without them, keeping your home warm in the winter, cooking dinner and driving to work wouldn’t be possible. Who constructs, maintains, repairs, and replaces pipes and pipelines? Pipe welders, of course![1] Learn more about this welding […]

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