Welding Technology - Southwestern Illinois College-赌博网站

Why Welding at 赌博网站?

One of The Best in the Nation

The Welding Technology program at Southwestern Illinois College is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation.

In addition to the A.A.S. that can be earned at Southwestern, the student can earn a Bachelor’s Degree by transferring to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (courses are offered locally).

The program provides expert training to beginning welders as well as a chance for experienced welders to upgrade their skills.

Students gain extensive hands-on experience and learn about employer relationships in preparation for the job market.

Students learn Shielded Metal Arc Welding; Gas Metal Arc Welding; Flux Cored Arc Welding; Plasma Arc Welding and Cutting; Oxy-fuel Cutting; Gas Tungsten Arc Welding; Print Reading; 布局 and Fit Up; and Welding Inspection.

Equipment Offered

State-of-the-art Equipment

The college’s welding shops have state-of-the-art equipment, including arc welding robots, CNC plasma cutting equipment. Instructors offer students years of experience as well as knowledge of the latest trends in welding.

Faculty are active in the American Welding Society and SkillsUSA competitions. Welding alumni have been been SkillsUSA state, 国家, and inter国家 welding competition champions.

Maximizing Hands-on Experience

The laboratory is open 5-6 days a week to maximize hands-on experience. Day students typically attend classes four or five days a week; night students typically attend classes two or three nights a week.

Students use about 30,000 pounds of filler metal and 50 tons of metal each year.

Course Topics

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas metal Arc Welding, including short circuit, globular and spray transfers
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Plasma Arc Cutting
  • Oxy-fuel Cutting
  • Print reading
  • 布局 & 移动舞台
  • Welding Inspection



The Welding Technology Program offers day and evening classes at the following campuses:

贝尔维尔 校园, 2500 Carlyle Ave., 贝尔维尔, IL 62001

Sam Wolf Granite 城市的校园, 4950 Maryville Rd., Granite City, IL 62040

Wyvetter H. Younge Higher Education 校园, 601 James R. Thompson Blvd. 东圣. 路易, IL 62201