Illinois Welding School

The Illinois Welding School

We are located in Romeoville we serve students from around Illinois and across the midwest. We offer AWS & ASME Welding Certifications and courses in production, structural, and pipe welding.

IWS in the News!

The Herald-News wrote a story on the demanding need for skilled welders and featured IWS students. Click the link below to check out the story and pictures! 

Veterans' We Want to Help You

Illinois Welding School was recently approved by the Department of Veterans' Affairs to offer our new students veterans benefits.


Corporate Contracts

IWS provides specialized instruction to meet corporate training needs... Call for more info!


Illinois Welding School students spend over 70% of their time working hands-on in our well equipped welding facility.

Welding is a skill and we provide students with the intense personal training that will make you stand out in a competitive job market.


Our Classrooms 

Our classroom curriculum is based on the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology publications, test guides, slide presentations, and video to help make the learning process enjoyable!


Competitive Pricing

IWS is proud to offer competitive program pricing.


Placement Assistance

All diploma program graduates are eligible for Illinois Welding School’s placement assistance. We offer resume writing classes, interview preparation and weld test practice sessions.

Experienced Instructors

Illinois Welding School instructors have many years combined experience. They have been on the job and work hands-on with students to prepare them for the workplace.

Financial Assistance

The IWS administrative staff is always willing to help you explore all financial options that may be available, including scholarships, student loans, grant programs, payment plans, and military benefits...Call for more info!

Booth Rentals

For experienced welders that just need to "Get up to speed" for that weld test, booth rentals are available by the hour, the day, or the week!




"IWS has helped me develop the proper technique to become a better welder. Best hands on school in the state!"

Jeff Randich
Graduate of Program 104 (Structural/Pipe Welding)


"I love IWS. The instructors are so nice and helpful. They teach you everything you need to know and still encourage you to have fun. I can't wait to start my welding career."

Hanna Schweiger
Graduate of Program 104 (Structural/Pipe Welding)


"I came to IWS without any welding experience and I am currently welding pipe. I was nervous my first few days but the instructors changed that. You get so much welding time it's awesome. I'm looking forward to start working and doing what I love."

Rigo Ramirez
Graduate of Program 103 (Pipe Welding)


"IWS has helped me become an outstanding welder. IWS is by far the best hands on school in the state."

Christian Cottrell
Graduate of Program 104 (Structural/Pipe Welding)