Our list of welding schools in Louisiana offers a variety of options in welding education. Be sure to do your due diligence in researching any welding school that you intened on pursuing. Our site, Class One Welding has no affiliation with any of the schools, colleges or apprenticeships listed anywhere on this page.
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List Of Welding Schools In Louisiana
You may also want to look at neighboring states in my welding school directory. Click on the names of the welding schools below to go to their website for more information about their welding program.
Other options for welding training: Welding Apprenticeships
A welding apprenticeship can be a great way to earn money while you receive your training. Both the Ironworkers and Boilermakers Union offer excellent apprenticeship opportunities that are open to anyone no matter your skill level.
Apprenticeships can last anywhere between 4 to 5 years and earnings can range from $15 an hour to $20 an hour depending on what your apprenticeship. Both apprenticeship programs are not strictly about welding as you will learn many other industry related skills like rigging, pipe fitting, metal cutting and crane signaling.
After you completed your apprenticeship you’ll be what is called a journeyman. This means that you will be earning a full wage that can range anywhere between $20 and $35 per hour.
Union Welding Apprenticeships in Louisiana (Boilermakers & Ironworkers)
There are many Ironworker and Boilermaker locals in Louisiana and any of them will be able to give you information about their apprenticeship program. The boilermakers have a large site dedicated to just apprenticeship information.
Military Veterans Welding Apprenticeship in Louisiana
Bollinger Shipyards has apprenticeships that are open to military veterans. They have several construction yards and drydocks located within louisiana. Some of the positions that you can apprentice for include the following.