Tulsa Campus President Shalisa Powell and TWS Graduate Interviewed about Women in the Skilled Trades

March is Women’s History Month. As more women continue to enter skilled trades industries and find amazing opportunities employment, it’s important to continue to empower women to find career opportunities in the welding, HVAC/R, and electrical industries. TWS graduate Celia Reyes is passionate about growing the number of women and Black skilled trades professionals. Read […]

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TWS Jacksonville President Michael Cole Talks About Leadership on I Want a Buzz


What are the qualities of a great leader? What does success mean to you? How do you accomplish your goals? These are some of the questions that Michael Cole, President of Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville, answered during his appearance on “From the Horse’s Mouth” with Tom McManus on I Want a Buzz. Money? Prestige? Michael […]

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Tulsa Welding School’s Quarter 4 Newsletter


Our CEO’s Corner This time of the year is always my favorite. A time to reflect on the past year, to celebrate accomplishments, to learn from our mistakes and to set personal and professional goals for the new year ahead. It is also a time to pause and reflect on what we are thankful for […]

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Tulaa Welding School’s Virtual Reality Technology Gets Highlighted in CBS Tulsa


Caring for student success can only happen when students are equipped with the skills they need. At Tulsa Welding School, we are incorporating virtual reality (VR) technology into our training programs. Our VR technology enables our welding, HVAC/R, and electrical students to practice anywhere at anytime without having to use physical tools or work in […]

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3 Electrician Conferences in 2021

electrician conference 2021 Attending a conference can be a great way to network, learn about new developments in the electrical industry, expand your mind and meet likeminded people.1 Electricians in particular may wish to attend trade shows and industry conferences to stay current and informed about the things that matter most to their career, like laws, continuing education […] Read More

How to Celebrate Military Appreciation Month in 2021

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Even if you’re not a veteran, there’s a good chance somebody in your family, your group of friends or your welding classes has spent some time in the Armed Forces. About 7% of the American adult population were veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces in 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.‌1‌ Out of appreciation […]

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Where to Celebrate National Military Appreciation Month 2019

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It’s that time of year again: National Military Appreciation Month. Throughout the month of May, holidays and celebrations will honor the contributions of our armed forces to the country. How can you take part in the festivities while studying at one of Tulsa Welding School’s three campuses? Get important dates in May and a list […]

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Welding Conferences Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

networking at a welding trade show Beyond learning core welding processes and techniques in the wide world of welding, where can you catch the latest industry trends, meet new friends in the field and make important professional connections? Welding conferences. Check out what’s in store for this fall and spring on the welding conference circuit. Welding Conferences in Fall 2018 METALCON […] Read More

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 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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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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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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