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Posts Categorized: Welding

Tidewater Tech Welding Student Shows Perseverance on Path to Graduation and Beyond

Gwendolynn Malone, Student Services Coordinator When Lemuel Davis starting talking to his life coach about his future, he never imaged how bumpy the road was going to be. Finishing high school, Davis felt a little lost with his life. Like most young adults, Davis was not sure what to do with his future. After talking… Read more »

Welding Fumes: Tips on Staying Safe

By Esperanza Poquiz It is essential for welders to follow the proper safety precautions when it comes to handling dangerous welding fumes and gases. Here are a few tips on how to stay safe when you are fusion or pressure welding: OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard requires your employer to provide information and proper training on… Read more »

Job Weld Done: I’ve Got My Welding Certification, Now What?

Welding is a career that offers many options as to what to do once you are trained. You can choose to work outdoors, indoors or even under water. With this profession, you have the chance to expand your knowledge through further education. Here are a few areas where welding can become a career: Boilermaker A… Read more »

AWS Testing Center Creates Sparks for Tidewater Tech Welding Program

It’s been almost a year since Tidewater Tech obtained the coveted American Welding Society’s (AWS) “Accredited Test Facility” designation and the future couldn’t look brighter. Not only are students earning two internationally recognized welding certifications, they benefit from the AWS endorsement of our facility when seeking employment.

Get AWS Certified!

Our welding grads are serious about their future! As an AWS Accredited Testing Facility, we share the same commitment & passion with our students. Tidewater Tech Trades in Norfolk serves as the only AWS ATF approved facility in the South Hampton Roads area. Get hands-on training @ Tidewater Tech. Sign up today!

Tidewater Tech Trained, AWS Approved!

Get hands-on training in Flux Core, Gas Tungsten and Sheilded Metal Arc Welding!  Ready to take your AWS certification?  No problem,  study at Tidewater Tech and get your AWS certification under one roof.   Tidewater Tech is the only ATF (Accredited Testing Facility) school in the Southside.