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CareerTech Videos

Through a network of 394 PK-12 school districts, 29 technology center districts, 13 skills center sites and 31 adult basic education providers, enrollment in CareerTech programs exceeds 426,000. The CareerTech system served more than 5,600 businesses in 2021, increasing their profitability through some form of CareerTech service or training. Check out the videos below to learn how we do it.

HOSA Camp Ignite 2022

About 75 Oklahoma HOSA students met this summer for the first ever Camp Ignite -- a few days of inspiration, fun, and learning opportunities for future health professionals.

Skills USA State Convention 2022

CareerTech students and instructors met in Tulsa for the SkillsUSA state convention -- a competition showcasing their best efforts in their respective trades and fields of study. This is a sampling of the amazing work and passion displayed on the convention floor.

Lineman Rodeo

Lineman trainees at Northeast Tech in Pryor challenged each other in the areas of skill, competency, and safety at their first lineman rodeo. Program coordinator Jeff Floyd hopes to one day gather CareerTech lineman trainees from across the state to compete.

Aviation and Aerospace

Aerospace companies and organizations are looking for qualified personnel in every sector of the industry, including aircraft maintenance, unmanned aerial systems and general aviation.

Electrical Careers

The demand for workers across multiple sectors in the construction industry is expected to grow in Oklahoma through 2026, with 850 projected job openings annually for electricians.

OkPTAC Success Stories

Tim Frisby and Brandon Garcia tell us about how OkPTAC helped their aerospace manufacturing business reach the sky with more opportunities in federal contracting.

Skills Centers

CareerTech's Skills Centers system helps inmates transition back to their communities by teaching them the trade and technical skills they need to obtain employment upon release. The Skills Centers program was launched in 1971, when Oklahoma Sen. Jim E. Hamilton authored legislation to establish training for inmates through CareerTech and the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.  

HVAC Technicians

Oklahoma will need 430 additional HVAC workers this year. HVAC technicians install, maintain and repair ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems that control temperature and air quality. Today's technicians can earn an average of $47,670 a year.

Last Modified on Jul 13, 2022