How to Become an Auto Mechanic

An auto mechanic is responsible for maintaining, servicing, and repairing a wide range of different vehicles. They may find themselves working on cars, buses, or trucks. If you love cars, have a knack for problem solving, and seem to be good at all things technical and mechanical, then you should…

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How to Become a General Contractor

A general contractor plans and manages the construction of a building. They could be constructing a home, office, factory, or even a skyscraper. A general contractor works with a client to finalize plans and blueprints. They then contract work out to a range of specialist trades people. Almost all general…

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How to Become an Electrician

An electrician is a specialist who works with electrical appliances, wiring, and installation. An electrician’s role could include wiring up a new house, installing lights, repairing existing electrical work, or checking for electrical safety in a homes or business. Electricians may also install and repair wiring to machinery or other…

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How to Become a Plumber

A plumber specializes in water, gas and waste systems that service residential homes, businesses, and factories. Their role includes installing a range of systems to new constructions, repairing existing water and waste works, and replacing systems when they break down. When you become a plumber, you can look forward to…

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How to Become a Truck Driver

If you enjoy driving, and love seeing big rigs on the highway, then you might like to become a truck driver. Truck drivers are responsible for hauling goods all across the country, and indeed around the world. Currently there are over three million truck drivers in America. To become a…

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How to Become a Carpenter

A carpenter is a craftsperson who is skilled at building structures or cabinetry. When you become a carpenter, you have a qualification and trade you can use for life. If you have good manual dexterity, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic, then you might consider carpentry as a…

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How to Become a Crab Fisherman

If you enjoy fishing, want a big pay package, and are not afraid to face some of the deadliest storms in the ocean, then you might like to become a crab fisherman. It’s no easy feat since you’ll need plenty of training and experience before your first big catch, and…

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How to Become a Train Engineer

If you’re interested in working in the transport industry, have good technical ability, like to travel and see the country, and are strong in the area of mathematics, then you might like to become a train engineer. A train engineer drives a variety of passenger and freight trains, interprets signals,…

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How to Become an Auto Technician

Most vehicles on the road today have probably been serviced by a certified Auto Technician. Auto Technicians are professionals that provide routine maintenance and repairs to vehicles making sure they are ready for the road and people’s busy lives. These professionals are familiar with several different auto makers and models…

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How to Become a Boat Mechanic

A Boat Mechanic’s job can be compared to that of an Auto Mechanic. Both provide maintenance and repair work to malfunctioning parts of a transportation vehicle. An experienced Boat Mechanic knows the inner workings of marine modes of transportation providing services in order for boats to run smoothly and functionally…

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How to Become a Cabinet Maker

Cabinet Makers are responsible for the production and repair of wooden cabinets and other wooden furniture. Although potential cabinet makers should have an innate ability to work well with their hands, it is not the only skill employers look for when hiring for this position. Cabinet Makers are required to…

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How to Become an Explosives Technician

Explosives Technicians can work in a variety of fields but some can end up specializing in the mining industry. These workers provide their skills in order to search and find substances such as metal and coal. These professionals help in facilitating the extraction of the earth’s natural resources in order…

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How to Become a Metal Worker

Metal Workers are part of the industrial sector specializing in the handling of metal in order to create a variety of structures. Metal Workers can also be referred to as Ironworkers. These professionals work on a variety of projects that require the installation of metal. Metal Workers can lend their…

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How to Become a Pest Control Technician

An insect or pest infestation is not only a nuisance in people’s lives; it can also be a health hazard for those who have to live under these circumstances. Pest Control Technicians help promote a safer environment for their clients by eliminating insect or pest problems. Pest Control Technicians eliminate…

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How to Become a Radio Mechanic

Radio Mechanic professionals can specialize in the installation, maintenance and repairing of radio transmitting and receiving equipment. These professionals can work in the aviation, marine or transportation industries and are able to install this type of equipment on a variety of structures or transportation vehicles. Radio Mechanics are typically required…

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How to Become a Ship Captain

Ship Captains are nautical experts who use their experience to manage and direct seafaring vessels for a variety of purposes and industries. Ship Captains manage the course of a ship in order to transport passengers, freight or cargo. These professionals are trained to manage an assortment of ship vessels although…

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How to Become a Logger

Loggers work in the open space and natural elements to harvest and procure timber. Timber is necessary for raw material that is used to create a variety of consumer products. Loggers collect timber from forests and harvest raw material from thousands of acres of land on a yearly basis. Logging…

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How to Become a Welder

Metal structures are huge part of modern life and a Welder’s role is essential in creating them. Welders are responsible for bonding pieces of metal together in order to create all kinds of of structures and buildings. The welding process involves using extreme heat in order to melt metal parts…

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How to Become a Bus Driver

People who rely on public transportation heavily rely on trained professionals such as Bus Drivers in order to get around town. Bus Drivers can provide their services for transit companies, local or intercity as well as for school systems. Intercity transit companies travel from city to city or between towns….

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How to Become a Machinist

Machinists use a variety of machine tools in order to create precision metal parts. These professionals use their hands on skills to use machine tools such as grinders, milling machines and lathes. These professionals may be responsible for making large quantities of precision metal parts, or smaller batches of several…

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How to Become a Tool and Die Maker

Tool and Die Makers are highly skilled professionals who work in the manufacturing industry. Their work makes it possible to construct and maintain machines that are used to create several kinds of products we use on a daily basis. Tool and Die Makers are some of the most highly trained…

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How to Become a Surveyor

Surveyors work in a wide range of industries including architecture, engineering and other related services. These professionals use their skills, experience and education in order to study, calculating the surface of the Earth and finally mapping it. Depending on the industry, Surveyors will gather and analyze different kinds of information…

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How to Become a Taxi Driver

Taxi Drivers provide a great way for the public to get from point A to point B. These professionals help their clients get to a variety of locations through several types of environments in order to achieve this task. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2008, there were…

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How to Become Blacksmith

Blacksmiths are specialized professionals who work with different types of metals to create structures, ornaments or sculptures. Blacksmithing is one of the few professions that has an extensive history going back to the medieval ages and because of the useful products that it creates, is still a heavily needed line…

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How to Become a Cable Technician

Cable Technicians are professionals who are experienced in installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing cable television service to residential areas and homes. Cable Technicians are important in providing year round entertainment for many family homes throughout. Using an in depth background in technology and a heavy reliance on working with customers,…

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How to Become a Building Inspector

Building Inspectors are experienced professionals who confirm that the construction of homes, residences, living facilities or other structures have been built according to government code and regulations. These professionals follow local or federal codes mandated by the government to ensure that the quality of a building is safe for residential…

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How to Become a Boat Captain

A Boat Captain is also referred to as a merchant mariner and is responsible for commandeering and supervising civilian owned water vessels. This includes supervising the crew and commandeering a boat to its final destination. Education Requirements to Become a Boat Captain Individuals who want to become a Boat Captain…

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How to Become an Exterminator

Exterminators are pest control workers who are experienced in eliminating and controlling a variety of unwanted insects or creatures from a client’s property. Pests can be removed from a variety of areas including businesses, or from inside or outside of a client’s home. Individuals who want to become an Exterminator…

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How to Become a House Painter

House Painters are professionals who are responsible for providing maintenance to the exterior or interior of a client’s home. The majority of House Painters work for a company, but a large amount (approximately 41 percent) are self-employed. This gives individuals plenty of opportunities when deciding on their career options. Individuals…

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How to Become a Maid

Maids and housekeeping cleaners are professionals who are experienced in the upkeep of a variety of locations and establishments. Maids may work for individual homes or larger establishments such as hospitals or hotels. Individuals who want to become become a Maid or a housekeeper will need a combination of personal…

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How to Become a Landscaper

Landscapers are professionals who mostly work outdoors to provide maintenance and upgrading to a client’s business or home. Landscapers are skilled in a variety of aspects including planting trees, shrubs or other plant life to applying fertilizer and creating hardscapes and xeriscape. Individuals who want to become a Landscaper will…

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How to Become a Miner

Miners can be experienced in extracting a variety of material and natural resources from the earth. Some specialties and industries within mining can include: oil and gas, minerals and non-mineral materials such as coal. This article provides more information on Mining Engineers, an important profession that plans and designs mines…

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How to Become a Pyrotechnician

Pyrotechnicians are highly specialized professions who are responsible for managing, handling, securing and activating a variety of pyrotechnics and pyrotechnic devices. Although many individuals associate pyrotechnics with the entertainment field, such as concerts or other shows, it can also be used interchangeably with those who work with explosive materials for…

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How to Become a Taxidermist

Taxidermists are professionals who are experienced in creating trophies and mementos using the remains of a deceased animal. These professionals are able to work with an array of animal carcasses to create lifelike trophies for individuals to use as a memento or for use in a museum. These individuals may…

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