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Meet Anissa Brockopp, Successful Graduate from PTC's Early Childhood Education Program

Pickens Technical College has a thriving Early Childhood Education program plugged in with local educators and organizations. PTC has relationships with companies like Bright Horizons, a leading ...
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Opportunities for PTC Students at Orchard Park Healthcare Center

Pickens Technical College has connections with many local businesses in the community that are always looking for qualified, well-schooled, and experienced employees. One of the participants at a job ...
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Get a Great Start in the Automotive Industry with Pickens' Automotive Technology Course

The Automotive Technology course at Pickens Technical College has always been geared toward giving students the most relevant skills in the automotive industry. The goal of the Automotive Technology ...
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Get a Great Start in the Medical Assistant Program

Pickens Technical College focuses on providing all of its students with a full set of skills they can use in their future careers. The Medical Assistant Program is a popular program designed to ...
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A Great Place to Start for Small Business Management

The redesigned Small Business Management program at Pickens Technical College prepares students for employment in an office setting or another business environment by putting an emphasis on computer ...
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Academy Roofing in Aurora Hiring PTC Students

Academy Roofing is a local roofing contractor based in Aurora, Colorado. They have built a reputation over their nearly forty-year history as one of the premier roofing companies in the state. And ...
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Advanced Manufacturing is Revamped and Ready for 2017

Last school year, the Precision Machining department at Pickens Technical College changed its name to Advanced Manufacturing because it’s no longer all about machining in this field. With the ...
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The Career Services Office is Here for You

There are several new faces in the Career Services Office at Pickens Technical College for the upcoming school year. They are here to help you find the perfect fit for your interests & career ...
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Polished Hair and Nails: A Great Local Landing Place for PTC Students

Polished Hair and Nails is a well-regarded hair and nails salon in Denver that demands excellence from its employees. Owner Lisa Hintgen provides fast, easy, yet relaxing hair and nail beauty services ...
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Cosmetology Students at the SkillsUSA Competition

Pickens Technical College and its cosmetology program are highly involved in the community of Aurora and Denver, turning up to cut hair for the homeless or competing against other cosmetology students ...
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Colorado Visiting Nurses Association a Great Place to Land for PTC Students

As a graduate of Pickens Technical College and one of its excellent nursing programs, Nurse Aide and Practical Nursing, you have many options open to you. PTC’s nursing programs prepare all ...
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Executive Internship Program Honors Sponsors

Pickens Technical College is proud to be involved in the Aurora Public Schools’ Executive Internship Program, providing students with real-world experience they can use in their future career. ...
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Pickens Tech's Bill Cary Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

AURORA – This year, Bill Cary, horticulture instructor at Pickens Technical College, Aurora, received the Bob Cannon Lifetime Achievement Award from Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, ...
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Preparing for the Real World After Graduation in Five Easy Steps

First of all, I don’t want to mislead you. This isn’t a blog about how to prepare every aspect of your life after you graduate from Pickens Technical College. You won’t find out how ...
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Two Generations of Success from Pickens' Cosmetology Department

The Pickens Technical College Cosmetology Department prepares students for running their own salon. Instruction is focused on not only how to cut and style hair (which obviously you’ll need to ...
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"Dirty Jobs" Host Mike Rowe on Why Job Training is Important

Pickens Technical College gives students the skills they need to work in the trade they desire. PTC is an alternative to expensive four-year colleges for students who want to work with their hands and ...
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Mile High Harley-Davidson Delivers Winning Motorcycle to Motorcycle Service Technology Program

Pickens Technical College student Colten Messer won the Post-Secondary Gold Medal award for Motorcycle Service Technology at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. In March, Mile ...
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Pickens Technical College's Nursing Program: World-Class Training for All

Pickens Technical College creates opportunities for all students to learn a trade and start a career in the industry of their choice. Some students come from different corners of the world to get the ...
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Hospitality Program Creates Internship Opportunities Through Partnership with Visit Aurora

The hospitality and tourism industries are booming right now in Colorado, particularly in the Denver area. In the middle of that state-wide boom is Aurora, which, thanks to new development in recent ...
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New Opportunities in the Pickens Technical College Advanced Manufacturing Program

Pickens Technical College is constantly evolving to bring its students more options in vocational education. That’s a fancy way of saying that PTC is always looking for new ways to improve its ...
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PTC Students Gaining Valuable Experience Through HVAC Internship

Pickens Technical College offers students more than a typical classroom experience. In fact, PTC instructors often go above and beyond for their students to offer them just that—experience. PTC ...
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Pickens' Brand Ambassador Program is Back and Better Than Ever

At Pickens Technical College, the Brand Ambassador Program teaches students how to use social media as a tool for finding jobs, improving their professional networks, and avoid common pitfalls that ...
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Weld Shop A.M. Students Build Prop Door for Local Fire Department

The Weld Shop a.m. students built a metal prop door for use in training at the Hoffman Heights Fire Department. The door is meant to simulate breaking into a locked and bolted door. Instructor Jeff ...
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New Year, New Start

Classes start again soon at Pickens Technical College and while you might not need to be reminded of that fact, the time to start preparing for your new quarter and a new year is now. New Year’s ...
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Three Ways to Use Your Holiday Break Effectively

Winter (Break) is coming. And while students at Pickens Technical College, like most students everywhere with this time off, are looking forward to opening presents with their families and ...
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