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Shielded Metal Arc Welder Certificate - After Graduation

The shielded metal arc welder certificate program at Mt. Hood Community College opens doors to several exciting careers.

Future Careers

MHCC Career Coaches are here to help you explore your career options after graduation. Below are a few common paths graduates can pursue.

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Work with tools to join metal pieces together. If you like hands-on tasks and making things last, this could be your path.

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Use machines to bond metal parts. For those who enjoy both tech and hands-on work, this is a great mix.

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Help build important structures like skyscrapers and bridges. If you dream of being part of creating landmarks, here's your chance.

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Make buildings and roads stronger by putting steel bars in concrete. Perfect for those who like detailed, important work.

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