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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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The Colfax Community Network Toy Drive

On December seventh, Pickens Technical College students delivered hundreds of toys to the Colfax Community Network as a part of its annual Toy Drive. This is the third consecutive year that PTC ...
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Working as a Medical Assistant: A Word from Children's Colorado Hospital's Harper Garrett

Pickens Technical College’s Medical Assistant program, headed by instructor Kelly Pruett, is set up to prepare you for a career in the medical industry assisting in the administrative functions ...
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New Culinary Arts Program Coming at PTC

Pickens Technical College has introduced a new Culinary Arts program that trains students in the art of being a professional chef. Being a professional chef is more than plating dishes and trying to ...
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Employer Profile: Oldcastle Building Envelope

If you didn’t know by now, Pickens Technical College’s Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) program trains students for long careers in the engineering, design, and construction fields. CAD is a ...
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Get Help Finding a Job After Pickens

We all need a little help once in a while. At Pickens Technical College, the staff and faculty are all here to help you find a job after you learn everything you can about your dream career and ...
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Local Bright Horizons Daycare Center Hiring PTC Graduates

In the Pickens Technical College’s Early Childhood Education program, students are given all of the resources they need to prepare for a long career in childcare and/or early childhood ...
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Motorcycle Service Technology Student Colton Messer Wins Big at SkillsUSA

At this year’s SkillsUSA Challenge, Motorcycle Service Technology student Colton Messer won a Gold Medal and a grand prize: a brand new Harley Davidson motorcycle for Pickens Technical ...
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Why You Should Participate in Pickens' Brand Ambassador Program

Pickens Technical College is all about providing opportunities to students so they can enter the workforce with the skills, connections, and confidence they need to be successful in the long term. The ...
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Discover the Power of Computer Aided Drafting

Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) is one of the many useful skills you can learn here at Pickens Technical College. If you’re like me, and you have no idea what that actually is, here’s a ...
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Hot, Hot Horticulture

Of all the glamorous, sexy industries you could find yourself in, horticulture and landscaping probably isn’t high on your list. But at Pickens Technical College, the Urban Horticulture and ...
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HVAC Students Getting Support from Microtek

Microtek is a local Denver-area business providing tool kits and other materials for use in tech classes in the area. The business is now offering its tools to Pickens Technical College students in ...
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High-Achieving Health Occupations Students

Pickens Technical College is well-known in Colorado for giving all students in all of its programs the finest, career-based education around. Students are expected to learn quickly and do excellent ...
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The PTC Photography Portfolio Contest

The Pickens’ Technical College photography department, headed by instructor Lowell Mosher, is geared toward helping students start a successful career in photography. Mosher teaches a ...
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Three Back to School Items You're Forgetting

It’s August, people, and like it or not, it’s nearly time to go back to school. Here at Pickens Technical College, we’re all excited to get back to helping you put your best foot ...
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