Vocational Training & Degree Programs at TWS
With so many different things moving through pipes swiftly and safely – water, gas, air, and oil – there are many opportunities for people trained in pipefitting. The goal of the Pipefitting training program is to prepare you to begin working in a versatile, sustainable career field. Pipefitting training is available at the Tulsa Campus only.
When it comes to refrigeration technologies training schools, TWS in Jacksonville, Florida has a track record for preparing students for a rewarding career as a Refrigeration Technician. Our 7-month curriculum puts a heavy focus on hands-on training while teaching the fundamentals of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, climate control and refrigeration technologies.
Professional Welders are found everywhere – automotive, aerospace and aviation industries; bridges and bikes; shipyards, shops and skyscrapers – wherever metal needs adhering, a welder is needed. By being trained as a skilled professional welder, you’ll have career opportunities nationwide, and even worldwide. That means almost anywhere you want to go, welding can take you there.
The Welding Specialist program prepares a graduate for entry level positions in structural, pipe and pipeline, and thin alloy welding. Key welding processes include SMAW (stick), GMAW/FCAW (MIG/Fluxcore), and GTAW (TIG) welding procedures. Students learn welding safety, torch cutting processes, proper arc welding equipment setup, important welding control techniques, fundamental welding processes, and basic welding metallurgy. This intense program is primarily lab based and focuses on developing critical welding skills. It is offered only at our Houston Campus.
This training program provides each student with a broad range of knowledge in electrical and mechanical technologies, along with heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. Career opportunities in this field are wide and growing. An added value to the program is the solar energy technology module, which includes an overview of the Photovoltaic (PV) Science with principles and application processes used in many solar powered systems. Electro-Mechanical Technologies training is available at the Jacksonville Campus only.
Welding Specialist with Pipefitting
The Welding Specialist with Pipefitting program, offered only at our Houston Campus, prepares a graduate for entry level positions in structural, pipe and pipeline, and thin alloy welding, as well as for entry-level positions in pipefitting and steam fitting. In addition to the key welding processes learned in the Welding Specialist program, students also learn basic and advanced pipefitting skills.
Associate of Occupational Studies in Welding Technology
After successfully completing the Professional Welder training program, you can take your welding career to the next level. With an Associate of Occupational Studies in Welding Technology degree, you could have career opportunities virtually anywhere across the country and globe. Associate of Occupational Studies in Welding training is available at the Tulsa Campus only.