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At TWS, our staff of industry professionals are focused on helping you get the most out of your education and future career.

We also offer flexible scheduling, financial aid assistance, career services, student housing assistance, and we're a military friendly school!

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    Everything is bigger in Texas, including TWS! TWS Dallas is our new Dallas campus, our second Texas campus, and our fourth TWS campus. Training in welding, HVAC, and refrigeration.

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  • TWS Open House March 2023

    Learn how to transform your passion into a profession at Tulsa Welding School's National Open House!

    Take the first step toward building your future piece by piece by attending the TWS National Open House event! Find out what it’s like to train for a career in the skilled trades.


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  • Professional Welder

    Program duration: 7 months

    Where metal needs adhering, a welder is needed. The Professional Welder program will train you in the fundamentals of welding and prepare you for entry-level job opportunities as a welder anywhere in the world. Never welded before? No problem. Our expert welding instructors will guide you through every step of the way, no matter your skill level and no matter your prior life experience.

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  • Refrigeration Technologies

    Program duration: 7 months

    Our curriculum puts a heavy focus on hands-on refrigeration & HVAC training. Students also learn the fundamentals of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, climate control and refrigeration technologies (HVACR).

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  • Electrical Applications

    Program duration: 7 months

    Electricians electrify the world, and now you can train to become one. The Electrical Applications program shows students how to wire buildings, install lighting and fix technical glitches. Be prepared for entry-level electrical job opportunities with the help of our industry-professional instructors.

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  • Electro-Mechanical Technologies

    Program duration: 9 months

    Train for career opportunities as an HVAC/R technician, solar panel technician and more. The Electro-Mechanical Technologies program is a multi-pronged program that teaches the fundamentals of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R), as well as electrical and mechanical technologies. This program also introduces students to solar energy technology and photovoltaic science. This program is available at our Tulsa, Jacksonville and Houston campuses.

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  • Associate of Occupational Studies in Welding Technology

    Program duration: 14 months

    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 Technology training is available at the Tulsa Campus only.

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Enhance your training with the new virtual reality (VR) experiences from Tulsa Welding School. Designed by expert welding, electrical and HVAC/R professionals for students, our VR technology enables students to practice anywhere at anytime without having to use physical tools or work in labs.

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Over 65 Years of Expertise in the Skilled Trades

At Tulsa Welding School, we are dedicated to helping our students change their lives and putting them on the path to lifetime fulfillment and success.

In addition to our supportive faculty and staff, our hands-on training programs are created with feedback from companies that employ skilled trades professionals. We train students in the types of skills that employers look for in workers.

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TWS is the right choice for skilled trades training!

  • Faculty and staff who are dedicated to your success.
  • Morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend classes available. Choose the schedule that works best for you.
  • Hands-on and virtual training for welding, HVAC/R, and electrical.
  • Career Services for help with interviews, writing a resume, and job opportunities.
  • Student Finance Representatives ready to support you in financing your education. Scholarships, grants, and financial aid available to those who qualify.

TWS Graduates Are In-Demand

TWS is an educational institution that prepares students for welding, pipefitting and electro-mechanical careers. Our graduates are trained to have the knowledge, skills and essential attitude to immediately enter their chosen profession.

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Overall Employment Rate

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Annual Mean Wage

Average for Welders Across All TWS Campus Locations

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Accredited School, ACCSC. TWS-Jacksonville located at 1750 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32216 is recognized by ACCSC as a satellite location of TWS-Jacksonville located at 3500 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32216. Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center (TWSTC) in Houston and TWS-Jacksonville are branch campuses of Tulsa Welding School, located at 2545 E. 11th St., Tulsa, OK 74104. Tulsa, OK campus is licensed by OBPVS and ASBPCE. Jacksonville, FL campus is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2331. TWSTC and TWS in Tulsa, OK are approved by TWC. TWS in Jacksonville is licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, License No. C-668. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality. Licensure is not equivalent to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. TWS in Jacksonville is also regulated by: Office for Career and Technical Schools, 10 N. Senate Ave, Suite SE 308, Indianapolis, IN 46204; [email protected]; GI Bill® Eligible (check with local campus for specific eligibility). The AOSWT program is an Associate of Occupational Studies degree program and is not an academic degree. The AOSWT program is not approved for the following states: CO, GA, LA, MN, and TX. For more information about our programs, please visit our website at:

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

Financial aid and scholarships available to those who qualify. Candidates need to refer to the scholarship information page to determine topic of essay (where applicable) and must meet all regular admissions requirements and be scheduled to start training prior to applying for a scholarship. If a student changes his/her re-enter date, the scholarship award may be forfeited. Scholarships are not transferable and most scholarships cannot be used in conjunction with any other scholarship TWS offers. In most cases, only one award will be given per student. If a student is eligible for multiple scholarships, the scholarship that is most beneficial to the student will be awarded. Scholarships will be distributed incrementally over the entire duration of the program. Scholarship eligibility requires continuous enrollment. Failure to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress may result in the probation and possible loss of scholarship. Termination from training may also result in the loss of a scholarship, which may increase your tuition obligation to TWS. Tuition charges will be based on the amount reflected on your Enrollment Agreement. See the reverse side of your Enrollment Agreement or the School Catalog for the school’s refund policy.

* According to 2019 IPEDS data TWS has the largest total combined enrollment of students for all post-secondary schools in the U.S. with the designated largest program of CIP Code Welding Technology/Welder.


1 Total number of estimated graduates for TWS calculated based on historic data available as of 12/17/2021.

***, 2 Welding BLS Salary Stats: According to BLS data annual mean salaries for Welders, Cutters, Solderers and Brazers (514121) in Oklahoma is $45,040, Florida $43,780, Texas $48,070, Tulsa $46,390, Jacksonville $42,910 and the Houston area $51,260. Average starting salaries for Professional Welder at TWS Tulsa $36,078, TWS Jacksonville $36,350 and Tulsa Welding School & Technology center $33,914 for graduates employed during the 12-month period of 7/1/20-6/30/21. HVAC/R BLS Salary Stats: According to BLS data annual mean salaries for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (499021) in Oklahoma is $47,670, Florida $45,450, Texas $49,360, Tulsa $46,590, Jacksonville $49,340 and the Houston area $54,920. Average starting salaries for Refrigeration Technologies at TWS Tulsa are not yet reported, TWS Jacksonville $32,351 and Tulsa Welding School & Technology center $32,469 for graduates employed during the 12-month period of 7/1/20-6/30/21. Electrician BLS Salary Stats: According to BLS data annual mean salaries for Electricians (472111) in Oklahoma is $51,630, Florida $45,880, Texas $51,350, Tulsa $49,350, Jacksonville $44,460 and the Houston area $53,180. Average starting salaries for Electrical Applications at TWS Tulsa are not yet reported, TWS Jacksonville $38,680 and Tulsa Welding School & Technology center are not yet reported for graduates employed during the 12-month period of 7/1/20-6/30/21. Construction Laborer Salary Stats: According to BLS data annual mean salaries for Construction Laborers (472061) in Oklahoma is $34,320, Florida $34,040, Texas $34,980, Tulsa $34,520, Jacksonville $35,040 and the Houston area $37,280. All BLS Stats reported as of May 2020.

3 For students who started and completed their training during the 12-month period for which 150% of normal time for completion has elapsed and who attained employment in their field of study as outlined on our annual accreditation report dated July 1, 2021. Refer to the most current Student Right-to-know Information for more details on calculation details

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