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Industrial Skills Solutions

Industrial Training Center

Technological advances in manufacturing require workforce skills to keep pace. Training your workforce in industrial skills is vital to maintaining efficiency and staying competitive. Whether you need to retrain an entire group, cross-train an individual or start with the essentials for a new hire, we can help.

The Industrial Technology Center

The Industrial Technology Center (ITC) is conveniently located on the Sam Wolf Granite City Campus. Features of the ITC include:

  • 28,000 square feet & 20 labs
  • State-of-the-art smart classrooms
  • Hands-on labs
  • Video conferencing
  • Online course capability
  • Award-winning instructors who are experts in the industry

Train on the Latest Equipment in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Southwestern Illinois College received $1.9 million in grants to purchase new automated welding, CNC equipment and advanced PLC systems. The ITC now provides expanded training opportunities in the field of manufacturing technology to benefit SWIC students and Selsius™ clients.

Accreditations and Affiliations

  • BPI - Energy Efficiency
  • ADDA - Computer-Aided Drafting
  • I-CAR - Automotive Collision Repair Technology
  • NATE - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • NIMS - Precision Machining Technology

Who We Train

  • CAD Operators
  • Electrical & mechanical maintenance personnel
  • HVAR technicians
  • Machinists using manual and CNC equipment
  • Process operators
  • Stationary engineers
  • Welders

Industrial Assessments

Our Online Industrial Assessments are designed to evaluate your employees' knowledge of core competencies before beginning a training program, allowing employees to "test out" of some training, saving both time and money. 

Call Selsius™ at 618-222-5202 for information on detailed tests within each core competency or contact us via the web.

Online Industrial Assessments are available for the following core/specific competencies. 

  • Electrical Systems
  • Electronics
  • Industrial Fundamentals
  • Mechanical Maintenance Applications
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Process Control instrumentations
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Rigging & Installation 
  • Robotics

Industrial Skills Open Enrollment Courses

Selsius™ offers industrial skills courses on our open enrollment schedule. Courses are added regularly, often in conjunction with one of our strategic partners, e.g. IMEC.  

If you don't see exactly what you're looking for, call 618-222-5202 to discuss a new or customized training program with one of our account executives.

Our current courses fall in the following categories. Follow the links to individual courses offered.

District No. 9, IAM&AW Partnership

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  • Apprentices earn PMT and NIMS Certificates through Selsius™/SWIC
  • Day and evening classes available in Manual Machining, CNC Programming, and CAD/CAM, leading to Journeyman's card
  • Classes held at the SWIC Sam Wolf Granite City Campus

Assessments for the fall 2014 semester will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Classes will begin mid-August 2014. 

Please visit our Selsius/SWIC and District No. 9, IAM&AW Partnership page for more information or call 618-222-5570 with your questions. 

IMEC Strategic Partnership

Selsius™ realizes the manufacturing sector is a critical component of Illinois' economic base. Accordingly, Selsius™ and Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) have combined forces to help manufacturers improve performance. Selsius™ can make IMEC resources available to help your company improve productivity and profitability.

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Free Evaluation

You may realize that your employees need training without knowing exactly what training they need. We can help you determine the right solution for your organization.

We start with a free evaluation of your industrial skills needs. If the solution involves training, we customize it to meet your needs. Then SWIC technical education instructors will provide your employees with hands-on, industrial skills training in our state-of-the-art labs.

Call 618-222-5202 to set up your free consultation.