Welding is a profession that takes time, practice, patience, and a willingness to learn.
Advice to a young person looking at welding as a profession; find a good technical college that has a good welding program and attend.
Once completion of the technical school and certification, find a job that will allow you to weld 8 hours per day in all positions.
Why a job that will allow to do the above?
Perfect practice makes perfect.
You will become an excellent welder and now is the time to get started.
Next learn to fabricate and layout projects.
Learn to research projects you take on and gather ideas.
Save your money, buy a good quality mobile welding machine and put your services on the market.
You could be rewarded handsomely.
Good luck with your future in welding.