Illinois Welding School

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.

 Veterans' We Want to Help You

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



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!


 Books and Materials Included

IWS provides all the necessary books and course material, state of the art welding equipment, required gases for welding processes, hand tools and first issue of supplies including welding helmet, and gloves for our diploma track students!

Lowest Cost in the Industry

Illinois Welding School is proud to offer the lowest rate tuition in the welding trade school industry!

Placement Assistance

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.

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!

Corporate Contracts

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



"I had a little welding experience, but really wanted to elevate my weld skill. IWS has helped my welding skills gothrough the roof. IWS is #1!"

Matt Taylor
Program 102 ( Structural Welding)

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Nicholas Jones (Program 104)
Combination Welding