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Welding specialist

We are here to prepare you for a rewarding career in Welding


Our Staff


Travis Jackson-President/Founder and NCCER Instructor

Travis Jackson received welding certification at TJCC in Albany, GA 6/1992 as a certified welder, he then proceeded to code certified including structural, bridge, D.O.T, boilers, pressure vessels, power piping, cranes, and earth-moving construction equipment. Operator rated on Fork-truck, overhead rail crane & paint sprayer applications. Proficient in reading, directing, and executing blueprint instructions. Travis then took his career to another level as a welding instructor at Vatterott Community College in 2014-2015 he then was promoted to acting Program Director at Vatterott in 2016-2018 upon the closing of Vatterott, Mr. Jackson took his talents and skills to Kansas City Kansas Community College in 2019 as a welding instructor and lab assistant. Mr. Jackson is still current in his welding skills as he serves as a contractor to many through his company T and L Welding Creations, LLC.

LaShaunda Jackson, Co-Owner/Director of Administration

LaShaunda Jackson holds an associate degree in business management from DeVry University and Keller Graduate School. She has worked as an administrator and client services coordinator for more than 13 years and has experience managing employees. In her current position, Mrs. Jackson oversees 15 technicians and acts as a liaison between her company and its customers, ensuring customer satisfaction at all levels. In her current role, she is responsible for fielding customer inquiries, planning the delivery of services, and resolving customer complaints. At T and L Welding Academy, Mrs. Jackson will be responsible for handling enrollment and all business administration tasks.

    Bridging Lives One Weld at a Time. It’s where every step of your future welding needs matter to us.
    To teach future welders with a skill in a lacking community where welders are needed. To grow a trade school that will service and reach individuals across the state of Kansas and Missouri.
    Fast Track Welding Entry Level certificate of completion is a 5 week/100-hour welding program that introduces the students to the fundamentals of welding. For more information click here. Combination Welding is a certificate of completion that will run 10 weeks/200-hours that introduces students to the four main welding processes: MIG, STICK, Arc, and Gas welding. For more information click here. Now offering AWS welding certification through an outside source.
    students do not have to take certification at T and L Welding Academy, however we will assist in certification prep. Certification now available!
    T and L Welding will teach future and hobby welders with topnotch instructors with respect, integrity, and safety knowledge in the welding field.
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