What Is a Welding Diploma?

welding diploma If you are interested in a welding career, it is a good idea to begin with welding training to develop your skills and increase your chances on the job market. Welding Diploma vs. Degree Welding schools, depending on the institution and program offer diplomas and/or degrees. A diploma shows that a person has completed certain […] Read More

Graduate Connections – Meet Duran Roberts

Duran, 27, is from Freeport on the island of Grand Bahama. Duran came to TWS as a graduate of an apprenticeship program at the Grand Bahama Shipyard in the Bahamas. He specialized in pipefitting during his apprenticeship but wanted to continue his education. Duran graduated from the Professional Welder with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding […]

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Hiring Event May 2-4

  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday May /2nd, 3rd, & 4th/2017 Will Be Here to Interview and Weld Test for 10 to 15 Welder Positions!!!!!! Available to Phase 9, 10 & Graduates   INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING RESUMES TO PECOFACET Visit pecofacet.com. Select “Careers” located to the right of the company logo. Click on “Search Open Jobs”. In […]

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Welder Tax Deductions

taxes for welder

It’s almost tax season again. As a welder, do you know about the possible tax deductions you might be able to take? Here is some information you may find useful. Tax Deductions: Standard vs. Itemized As a taxpayer, you can choose from one of two types of tax deductions: standard or itemized. Most people choose […]

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Graduate Connection – Meet Isaac Lindsey

Isaac, 21, from Cullman, AL, graduated from the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus in December 2014. Thanks for sharing your story Isaac. Tell us how you came to Tulsa Welding School. I graduated high school in May and, I was at the welding school that July. I took a month off […]

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Grad Connections – Meet Sean Parkerson

Sean, 39, from Houston, Texas, graduated from the Welding Specialist with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding School in Houston on December 2, 2016. Sean had worked in and around the oil fields of Texas for 20 years before 18 months of unemployment forced him to rethink his career. Thanks for sharing your story Sean. Tell […]

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What is Student Services? Meet Prudence Allen

Advisor, advocate – these are just a couple of words Director of Student Services, Houston campus, Prudence Allen uses to describe her job. She advises students on their attendance, academic progress and of additional services they may need.  She advocates for the students to find community resources they need like emergency housing, the food pantry, […]

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What is Student Services? Meet Jill Popwell

What is Student Services? According to Jill Popwell, Director of Students Services at the Jacksonville campus, “Student Services is the department responsible for ensuring students have what they need to graduate.” This encompasses a lot. Student Services provides academic advisement and access to community resources (food, transportation, housing, etc.). In addition, Student Services also works […]

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What Is a Pipefitter?

welder fitting a pipe

Pipefitters are considered to be some of the most skilled welders. 1 They install and repair the pipes that are essential to everyday life. The pipes that plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (47-2152) work on carry liquids or gases the water, oil and natural gas people rely on. 2 While many people aren’t aware of the […]

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What is Student Services? Meet Montana Nanney

According to Director of Student Services at the Tulsa campus, Montana Nanney, “Student Services serves students…We assist in whatever way we can,” but what does that mean, exactly? This could mean anything from information about the best BBQ restaurant to listening to whatever issue the student may be having. Often times, this means connecting students […]

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