@ Southwestern Illinois College

2500 Carlyle Avenue, Belleville, IL 62221 • 618‑222‑5202

One degree makes all the difference.

Professional Welding Training

Can your employees strike an arc?

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Train them to weld through SelsiusTM at Southwestern Illinois College.

When your maintenance technicians are capable of handling welding in addition to their regular work, you've expanded their capabilities and your resources. 


We Provide Training in the Following Processes

  • Shielded metal arc welding
  • Gas metal arc welding, including short circuit, globular and spray transfers
  • Flux cored arc welding
  • Acetylene welding and cutting
  • Gas tungsten arc welding
  • Blueprint reading
  • Layout fitup
  • Weld inspection
  • Plasma cutting
  • Torch cutting 


Our state-of-the-art welding labs at SWIC have a robotic arc welding cell; a gas-tungsten arc welding lathe; an orbital tube welding system; a computer-controlled submerged arc welding system; a dual gantry plasma and oxy-fuel plate cutting system; a gas tungsten arc welding longitudinal seamer; and a computerized numerical-control programmable pipe-cutting system.

Training is available in Belleville, Granite City and East St. Louis.

Meet Our Instructors

Your employees will be trained in the largest and most widely recognized welding program led by certified welding instructors in this region.

Customize Your Training

Make the training specific to your company's needs. The topics and time of day are up to you.

Visit Us

Schedule a visit to see our state-of-the-art welding labs in Granite City, Belleville and East St. Louis. Our industrial training consultants can help you select the right training and answer all of your questions.

Email selsius@swic.edu or call 618-222-5202.