Post Hurricane Harvey Impact on Trade Careers

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Hurricane Harvey caused major devastation in Texas in September of 2017. The natural disaster destroyed buildings and infrastructure while oil refineries and pump systems had to be shut down. 1 Repairing and rebuilding damaged structures can take months, and plenty of skilled trade workers working to get this done. Oil and Gas The energy sector […]

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What is Career Services – Meet Veronica Hibbert

Veronica Hibbert is the Career Services Director for the Tulsa campus. She has been a career services professional since 2004 working in many industries from Dental Assisting to Criminal Justice to Software Development. One of her major accomplishments in her career was turning around underperforming career services departments. Recently, her department had zero findings from […]

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What Is National Military Appreciation Month?

National Military Appreciaiton Month

The U.S. Armed Forces have shaped our nation’s history and continue to protect its people and values. In recognition and appreciation of this great service to the country, Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM). Throughout the month, a series of events honor the men and women serving in the military, veterans, and […]

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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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Manufacturing Day 2017

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Every October, manufacturers highlight the work they do and expose thousands of Americans get the chance to consider new career opportunities the industry. This day, which became a national holiday of sorts (sorry no day off), is called Manufacturing Day. What is National Manufacturing Day? President Barack Obama officially declared National Manufacturing Day in 2014, citing an urgent […]

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Welding Conferences and Why You Should Attend

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The welding industry is quickly evolving. If you want to keep up with the latest industry developments, you should consider attending a welding conference. Professional welding conferences offer numerous other benefits for welding professionals – whether seasoned industry experts or recent graduates of a welding program. Why Attend a Welding Conference? Learn about industry trends: […]

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Expanded Skilled Trades Offerings at TWS: TWS Jacksonville Announces New Electrical Applications Program

Jacksonville, Fla. (6/5/2015) —Tulsa Welding School (TWS) has recently added an Electrical Applications program to its Jacksonville campus. For over 60 years, TWS has trained its students for careers in the skilled trades. TWS Jacksonville decided to add the Electrical Applications program to meet the increasing demand for electricians across the country and in Florida. […]

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Tulsa Welding School Hosts Annual Welding Competition in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Jacksonville, Florida

The Tulsa Welding Schools (TWS) located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Jacksonville, Florida, held their annual High School Senior Welding Competitions in February. An estimated 1,800 people were in attendance at both campuses combined. Participating students had the opportunity to compete for over $250,000 in scholarships and prizes. All 430 competitors, regardless of placement, were awarded […]

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Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center (TWSTC) hosted a Grand Opening Open House and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony event on April 9, 2015 at the Houston campus. The Grand Opening Open House had 40 attendees and included campus tours, demonstrations, and information on topics such as how to apply for financial aid. The Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony followed the […]

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Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville Establishes AWS Student Chapter

Summary: Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville has announced a new student chapter of the American Welding Society (AWS) hosted on campus.  In December, Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville started a new student chapter of the American Welding Society (AWS). This chapter consists of students and staff who are current members of AWS. Students who attend the welding […]

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Most Impressive Construction Projects Worldwide of 2014

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While the construction industry is a popular destination for Tulsa Welding School training program graduates, most probably associate construction work with simply erecting commercial buildings or residential homes. Yet, the construction sector also produces the worlds’ most technologically and architecturally advanced structures. According to the Engineering News-Record, 20 construction projects worldwide qualify for the 2014 Global […]

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Tulsa Welding School Hosts Annual Welding Competition in Jacksonville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tulsa Welding School – Jacksonville, Florida   Tulsa Welding School Hosts Annual Welding Competition in Jacksonville Summary: Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville is hosting a welding competition for high school seniors. Students have the opportunity to win scholarships for TWS technical programs and other prizes.   TWS is holding its annual welding competition […]

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Tulsa Welding School Hosts Annual Welding Competition in Tulsa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Tulsa Welding School – Tulsa, Oklahoma   Tulsa Welding School Hosts Annual Welding Competition in Tulsa   Summary: Tulsa Welding School (TWS) is hosting a welding competition for high school seniors. Students have the opportunity to win scholarships for TWS technical programs and other prizes.   TWS is holding its annual […]

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TWS Opens Third Campus Location in Houston, Texas

Tulsa Welding School and Technology Center Houston Texas

Tulsa Welding School is very excited to announce that the Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston, Texas, is now open and currently enrolling students for classes beginning December 8th, 2014. The Houston campus will be the first Texas campus under the TWS name, and the third nationwide. All three Tulsa Welding School locations […]

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Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center Now Enrolling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 11/6/14 Filling a critical need for skilled welders in Texas, Tulsa Welding School (TWS) is opening a new campus in the Houston area and is now accepting applications for classes which begin December 8th. The Houston campus is the first TWS campus in Texas and the third nationwide to offer prospective […]

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Tulsa Welding School Announces the Winners of the 2014 Annual World Of Welding Van Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 6/25/2014 Tulsa Welding School (TWS) is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the annual World of Welding (WOW) Van competition. TWS and Lincoln Electric are committed partners to promote welding education and career opportunities in high schools across the country. The WOW Van is equipped with a Lincoln Electric VRTEX […]

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Tulsa Welding School Hosts Annual Welding Competition in Jacksonville

Summary: Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville is hosting a welding competition for high school seniors. Students have the opportunity to win scholarships for TWS technical programs and other prizes. TWS is holding an annual competition on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 3500 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32216. An estimated 150 high school seniors are expected to […]

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Mike Rowe Visits TWS Jacksonville

Mike Rowe with Stratatech CEO Mary Kelly

[gss ids=”3829, 3830, 3828, 3833, 3832, 3831″] Mike Rowe stopped by the Tulsa Welding School – Jacksonville campus on February 18, 2014. Here is what he had to say: Just left The Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville, FL. Great bunch of students – incredible instructors. mikeroweWORKS and Tulsa are currently awarding Work Ethic Scholarships to […]

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MRW/TWS Scholarship Program

Mike Rowe TWS Scholarships

“We’re lending money we don’t have to kids who can’t pay it back, to educate them for jobs that no longer exist. We have become ‘profoundly disconnected’.”  – Mike Rowe “Dirty Jobs” The mikeroweWORKS Foundation and Tulsa Welding School are pleased to announce the creation of the MRW/TWS Scholarship Program for high school seniors. The […]

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TWS Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools Designation

Tulsa Welding School Military Marines

Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Tulsa Welding School and TWS Jacksonville to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace […]

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