Underwater Welding Schools

F.A.Q

How long do i have to go to school?

This varies from one school to another, usually it takes between 6 months and 2 years.

What does it cost?

Becoming an proffesional underwater welder is not cheap, you will have to invest a substantial amount of money for your education and certification.
Getting the required certifications will cost you thousands of dollars, although it varies from one school to the next.

Is it dangerous?

Alot of steps have been taken to ensure that underwater welders can work as safe as possible. Keep in mind, no set of regulations can be foolproof, when a diver goes underneath the surface and works with electric equipment the risks are always high.

One of the biggest risks for an underwater welder is the potential for an electric shock, also producing mixtures of hydrogen and oxygen might set up an explosion.
The risk of drowning is not listed with the hazards of underwater welding.

Age limitation?

The minium age of 18 years is present for underwater welders.