Skilled Trades

The Future of Green Collar Jobs

No matter where we go or what we’re doing, it seems that the word ‘green’ gets brought up in our conversations. From green cleaning to green lighting and even green transportation, green has become the color representing sustainability. Green collar jobs are literally the jobs of the future. Identifying Green Collar Jobs The BLS1 defines […]

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The Tradesmen That Built America

The United States of America just passed 238 years, so it’s a good time to look back at the brave and hardworking people who built this country. Leaders in the construction industry and workers in the skilled trades built the houses we live in, the buildings we work in, the streets we drive on, the […]

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5 Benefits of a Skilled Trades Career

Are you ready to find a new career? A skilled trades career is a great option for anyone looking for a new job where they can earn a decent salary. Here are five benefits of pursuing a skilled trades career. Stimulating Work Environment If you want to work in a career where you get to […]

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Character Traits of HVAC Technicians

Are you ready to start your career as an HVAC technician? There are certain character traits that set a great HVAC technician apart from the rest. If you want to start your career on the right foot, it is important to evaluate yourself to know the important character traits that employers in the field are […]

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5 HVAC Skills You Learn in Technical Training

Are you ready to start your career in the HVAC field? Becoming a skilled HVAC technician requires the right training from a technical college. At Tulsa Welding School – Jacksonville you will learn five essential HVAC skills to help you find a job when you graduate from one of our HVAC programs. HVAC technicians will […]

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3 Advantages of Trade School vs. On-the-Job Training

People who enter the skilled labor job market are sometimes advised to look for employment before seeking formal career training programs because employers provide on the job training. However, on-the-job training is not offered at all the companies you may want to apply to, and it’s not guaranteed to be more comprehensive than training at […]

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How to Start Your Technical Career Faster

Earning a college education can be a great way to start a career, but attending a four-year university isn’t for everybody. Some people don’t want to spend the time and the tens of thousands of dollars to go to college, especially since there’s no direct career training or clear path to a job after their […]

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Infographic: US Unemployment & Skilled Trades Demand

Unemployment has been falling steadily since the recession of 2009, and the change is clear in the skilled trades. With strong demand for workers and the impending retirement of more and more Baby Boomers, now is a perfect time to train for a career in the skilled trades. This infographic presents information on job growth […]

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Video: Myths & Facts of Working in the Technical Fields

Technical careers are subject to some gross inaccuracies. Unfortunately, these misconceptions often deter people from pursuing rewarding careers in the skilled trades before they can learn the truth about them. Every day Tulsa Welding School sees its graduates move into promising careers with huge potential for future job growth, and this video aims to set […]

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Why Learn HVAC in Jacksonville?

The Sunshine State is well-named. Florida is consistently one of the hottest states in the Union year after year, and it is the overall warmest state year-round. Heating, cooling and hot water accounts for the majority of energy use in Florida homes (55-58%). The majority of that cost goes into cooling. This varies a lot […]

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