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What Does an NDT Technician Do?

Do you spend time taking apart equipment to see how it is made? Are you curious about how well components are designed and structured? If this sounds interesting to you, then becoming a non-destructive testing technician may be the right career path. NDT technicians can work in the manufacturing and technology industries. Some of those industries where non-destructive testing is used include aviation, defense, construction, automotive, aerospace, and energy to name a few. NDT technicians

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How Long Does Welding Take to Learn at a Trade School?

Are you looking for a trade to start a new career? Welders are in demand. Welding opportunities are expected to grow 20 percent in Texas in the next decade, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. MIAT College of Technology offers a welding technology program at its Houston, TX campus that can prepare you for this rewarding career. Are you asking yourself, “How long does trade school take for welding?” How

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What is an Industrial Maintenance Technician?

Did you know that in 9 months, you could become an industrial maintenance technician? Industrial maintenance technicians work in many different energy industries, from gas and nuclear to renewable energy. There are many different opportunities to become a power plant operator, industrial mechanic, or one of the many other careers in industrial maintenance. However, if you are wondering what an industrial maintenance technician is, you are not alone. What is an Industrial Maintenance Technician? Industrial

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What is a Trade School?

Are you interested in a new career and want to learn a trade? Attending a trade school is the fastest way to start earning in a new trade specific to your skill set. Most trade school programs are completed in less than 9 months. They offer you a focused curriculum and prepare you with just the right knowledge and skills you need to apply for an entry-level position. Now, are you asking yourself, “What is

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What Skills Do You Need to be an Aircraft Mechanic?

Are you considering with you want to take an aircraft mechanic program? Want to know if you have the skill set to become an aircraft mechanic? The good news is that you can learn a lot of skills you need during an aircraft mechanic program at a trade school. Skills like communication, attention to detail, stamina, dexterity, teamwork, and problem solving can be learned during an aircraft mechanic program. The qualities that you can’t learn

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Is Wind Turbine Technician a Good Career?

Want to work in an emerging field that is one of the fastest growing occupations in the U.S.? Don’t mind heights and want a good challenge? If this sounds like you, then consider a career as a wind turbine technician. Before we look into what a wind turbine technician does, where they work, and whether they are in demand, let\’s first understand how wind energy works. How Does Wind Energy Work? Wind energy is the

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Wrapping Up 2020 with Gratitude for Gifts Received, Ramping Up for a Sparkling New 2021

By John Willis, MIAT College of Technology Houston Campus President Most years when I turn the page in the calendar to December, I wonder “where did this year go.”  But like many, I have more than once thought “when will this year end?”  It is easy for each of us to be burdened with the stress and uncertainty of 2020.  But as the year closes, I choose to look forward to a more hopeful 2021

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U.S Military Veterans are Always Welcome at MIAT College of Technology and Can Become  “Workplace Ready” in Less than a Year

  In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: \”To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her

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U.S Military Veterans are Always Welcome at MIAT College of Technology and Can Become  “Workplace Ready” in Less than a Year

By Jennifer Paugh, Canton campus president, and John Willis, Houston campus president In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and

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Committing to community engagement in October. Supporting Girls in Aviation and The Real Men Wear Pink Campaign

  By John Willis, MIAT College of Technology Houston Campus President Being a good community partner should be the goal of every organization.  With the onset of Covid-19, it is even more critical that we support our local and national non-profit organizations as many companies have been unable to keep up that support.  MIAT continues to make community engagement a focus.  As a part of the aviation community, we know that supporting females in their

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