TXHSWS’s purpose is to develop the technical and employability skills necessary in today’s youth for tomorrow’s welding industry. Our series events include hosting welding certification events all over Texas. Students of all skill levels are challenged in an effort to improve ability and increase the desire to pursue a career in welding. Industry professionals team up with educational leaders to create these one-of-a-kind events to raise the bar for students. The TXHSWS and its Board of Directors will work to increase opportunities for students to be college and career ready in the welding industry.

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Working to help today's youth develop the necessary skills for tomorrow's welding industry.

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Texas High School Welding Series Events are industry-driven, certification events designed acclimate high-school students to the pressures and expectations of future employers.

What is in it for Students:

  • Demonstrate your skills at a real-world simulated environment.

  • Interpret and apply welding techniques from industry professionals.

  • Advance you knowledge of welding safety, processes and procedures.

  • Recognize professional organizations like (AWS) American Welding Society,

  • Evaluate the opportunities for employment that lead to career success.

  • Earn industry recognized welding certifications.

  • Develop your true potential for personal growth, leadership and success!

Welding Events and Certifications

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What in it for School Districts and Educators:

  • Welding certification events are designed and scheduled to enhance the classroom experience as co-curricular events.

  • Earned welding certifications in AWS D9.1, AWS D1.1 meet or exceed the TEA requirements for College, Career and Military Prep for Industry-Based Certifications.

  • Introduction to welding industry professions through discussion and mentorship help educators develop classroom applications that prepare students for success.

  • Initiation of discussion invites the creative spark of cooperation between teachers, local industry and school administration. Thus, igniting the educational possibilities of local partnerships that ultimately lead to student career success!

Prizes and Awards Donated By Industry Sponsors


Employers & Industry Leaders:

  • Start grooming your future employees before they are on the clock!

  • Invest your time in developing tomorrows skilled work force.

  • Share resources to ensure students have the tools for success.

  • Create opportunities and demonstrate the path to success by sharing your stories and skills.

  • Identify community needs and initiate discussion with the educators to develop programs that not only support students skills, but ultimately build a greater community!

  • Guide the next generation of welding industry professionals to be prepared for the challenges of tomorrow!

Contact the TXHSWS for partnership and sponsorship opportunities at TXHSWS@gmail.com.


Welding Certification Events with the TXHSWS have special protocols in place that meet/exceed the State and Local requirements COVID 19 and we want everyone to stay safe and healthy as they grew in skills and knowledge.

Contact info: TXHSWS@gmail.com