No High School Diploma? No GED? No Problem.

Train for a career while you work toward a valid high school diploma.

If you do not have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent, good news: you can still enroll at Tulsa Welding School as an Ability to Benefit student and train in our Eligible Career Pathway Program (ECPP).

What Is the Ability to Benefit (ATB) Program?

The ATB program allows students without a high school diploma or GED to enroll into an Eligible Career Pathways Programs which provides a pathway to career education training. You don’t need a high school diploma or a GED to enroll in Tulsa Welding School by applying through the ATB requirements.


  • How to Qualify for Ability to Benefit (ATB)
    • Meet with a TWS Admissions Representative to figure out your options.
    • Pass a nationally recognized standardized assessment that covers reading, writing and math.
  • What is the Eligible Career Pathway Program (ECPP)?

    The ECPP enrolls students in Tulsa Welding School ‘s Professional Welder program and in an Adult Education Program at the same time. ECPP participants who successfully complete the Adult Education Program will receive a valid High School Diploma. ECPP participants who successfully complete the Professional Welder program will receive a diploma from Tulsa Welding School.

  • How to Qualify for the Eligible Career Pathway Program ECPP)
    • Meet with an Admissions Advisor and tour the campus.
    • Successfully pass the required ATB assessment.
    • Attend and participate in classes provided by the Adult Education Program online and complete each course with an assessment in-person at Tulsa Welding School.

What Programs and Campuses Are Eligible for the ATB and ECPP?

All TWS campuses offer the ECPP for students in the Professional Welder program. Contact any campus below for more information about ECPP and eligibility requirements.

Tulsa Welding School

2545 East 11th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104

(855) 237-7711

Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville

3500 Southside Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32216

(855) 237-7711

Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center

243A Greens Rd.
Houston, TX 77060

(855) 237-7711



A High School Diploma and a Post-Secondary Education Diploma—All at Once

The ECCP could be your opportunity to earn a valid high school diploma, a diploma in the Professional Welder program, and the opportunity to apply for entry-level job opportunities in welding. Talk with an Admissions Representative now to find out if you qualify and begin training for a career that could last a lifetime.