Welding Schools In Illinois

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Our list of welding schools in Illinois offers a variety of options in welding education. Be sure to do your due diligence in researching any welding school that you intened on pursuing. Our site, Class One Welding has no affiliation with any of the schools, colleges or apprenticeships listed anywhere on this page.

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List Of Welding Schools In Illinois

You may also want to look at neighboring states in my welding school directory. Click on the names of the welding schools below to go to their website for more information about their welding program.

Rock Valley College

3301 North Mulford Road

Rockford, IL 61114

Phone: (815) 921-7821

This Illinois welding school offers a welding certificate program where you you will get hands on welding training with Stick (SMAW), MIG (GMAW) and TIG (GTAW). In addition to plate and pipe welding you will also have in classroom learning that will consist of blueprint reading, welding theory and safety.

Rock Valley College also offers a class where you prepare for and take the AWS D1.1 welding certification. I highly recommend this and will greatly increase your chance of getting a higher paying job.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Phone: (630) 942-2969

The College of Dupage offers two different welding programs.

You can veiw a complete list of all the welding classes they offer here.  You will get hands on welding training with stick, MIG and TIG welding on a variety of base metals including aluminum and stainless steel. AWS D1.1 plate welding and ASME Section IX pipe welding is also covered. In addition to hands on training you will have in classroom learning that will consist of welding theory and blueprint reading.

Illinois Welding School

1315 Enterprise Drive

Romeoville, Illinois 60446

Phone: (888) 632-9353

Illinois Welding School offers many different welding classes.

  • Production Welding
  • Basic Welding
  • Structural Welding
  • Pipe Welding
  • Combination Welder (Pipe and Plate)

If you are serious about a welding career then the 30 week combination welding program may be the best choice. What I love about this school is that they offer AWS D1.1 and ASME Section IX welding certification testing on site. They offer training on all types of welding and metal cutting along with classes about blueprint reading and welding symbols.

John Wood Community College

1301 S 48th St

Quincy, IL 62305

Phone: (217) 224-6500

This Community College offers a welding certificate program that includes stick, MIG and TIG welding.

Environmental Technical Institute

1101 W. Thorndale Avenue

Itasca, IL 60143

Phone: (888) 572-9937

Sorry but I do not have a lot of information about this school. You may find my article “Tips For Choosing a Welding School” helpful.

Midwest Technical Institute

2731 Farmers Market Rd

Springfield, IL 62707

Phone: (217) 527-8324

This welding school offers several different programs.

The Journeyman Welder II program gives a larger scope of welding skills than the other programs.

Vatterott College

110 Commerce Ln

Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Phone: (618) 489-2400

Sorry but I do not have a lot of information about this school. You may find my article “Tips For Choosing a Welding School” helpful.

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