I had a teacher go to warren tech. But after going to school i would say for someone who just wants to do as a hobby buy a welder and lots of scrap and start making stuff. you tube is a good source to. all gets better with practice. i stated making stuff for the shop like this stool. the more time under the hood the better you get. I'm not the best and I'm up north but if you want to learn a few tricks come on up.
08 TT FJC
82 Scrambler (Scraps)
81 Scrambler (Sassy)
07.5 Dodge Ram 2500
69 Maro... next project when the Jeeps get done.....