The Illinois Welding School
We are Chicago's premier welding school, 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.
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 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!
IWS is proud to offer competitive program pricing.
All diploma program graduates are eligible for Illinois Welding School’s first rate placement assistance. We offer resume writing classes, interview preparation and weld test practice sessions.
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.
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!
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!
"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."
Program 103 (Pipe Welding)
"IWS has helped me become an outstanding welder. IWS is by far the best hands on school in the state."
Program 104 (Structural/Pipe Welding)