Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) has become an Oklahoma Department of Labor (ODOL) Certified Weld Testing Lab. According to the ODOL website the tech center is one of over fifty test sites throughout the state of Oklahoma. All testing will take place in the PTC Welding Technology Program shop on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 4:00 to 5:00 P.M and Saturdays by appointment. There will be ten testing slots available each day.
Ian Freeman, Welding Technology Program instructor trained through a certified Weld Inspector Program, then took the inspector exam in the summer of 2019.
“It’s been my goal to make PTC a weld testing lab so that we can offer a much needed service to the community and students,” said Freeman. “I’m always looking to take another step towards training, education and certification testing.”
PTC can offer testing for any company or contractor who have employees in need of welding certification through the ODOL. Testers need to be prepared to have two forms of Government issued ID’s in order to sign-up for the certification test.