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The Welding Industry: Workforce Trends and Challenges

The Welding Industry: Workforce Trends and Challenges

This report, created by the National Center for Welding Education and Training, creates a comparison between the long-term demand for welders and the projected supply. It provides a foundation for an educational response to determine why there is a projected shortage of workers skilled in welding. Strategies include: regional approach for analyzing market information, blueprint for identifying short-term demand, monitoring long-term projected outlook and careful monitoring of welding programs. This pdf is an extensive look at the future needs of the welding industry.


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