Metal Welders – Why They Are Always Needed

Metal welders really do make Britain! They outfit our restaurants and businesses with necessary goods, they repair our structures, and they even help to keep our industries ticking over smoothly. Welding is the ultimate transferrable skill and it's only going to be more necessary in the future.

If you’re willing to apply yourself to learning the trade, have a passion for the intricacies of practical work, and want the opportunity to work all over the world, you could! Here in Britain alone it is estimated that nuclear power plants will require over 20,000 welders in the next few decades, so there are plenty of opportunities in this industry. If you want to become one of these necessary people, you can do a few things. Firstly, the armed forces always need and are willing to train good tradesmen and women. So if you want to travel and are willing to accept the strict regime involved, this could be a great place to learn how to weld. Alternatively, you could apply for private courses, such as those offered by steel fabricators, or governmental apprenticeship programs. Finally, you could learn from individual tradesmen. Welding is a hands-on job that cannot be learned from books. Welders must be self-motivated, hard working and safety conscious too. If this description fits you, then you could be looking at a great career with a lot of promise ahead.

Weld-Delux is just one of many companies that metal welders can apply to. If you live in Scotland and want to work for an evolving, dynamic company, we are the business for you! We specialise in metal sheet production as well as stainless steel and aluminium welding. You can enquire about a job by emailing the team at