Technical Education Programs

Are you ready for an exciting, rewarding, hands-on career? SWIC Technical Education offers a variety of programs designed to prepare you for employment. You can earn certificates or an Associate in Applied Science degree in a variety of fields.

SWIC's Technical Education Division is a member of the Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing consortium. For more information, visit the INAM website.

The Technical Education Division at Southwestern Illinois College is a supporter of Dream It Do It Illinois.

Congratulations to our SkillsUSA winners

Students from the Technical Education Division recently competed in the Illinois SkillsUSA Competition, where several of them placed and will go on to the national competition this summer.


Mitchel McFarland, first place


Jarred Agney, first place


Cody Coffin, first place (received the highest overall score in the state competition’s history for his group)
Greg Kersulis, second place
Justin Deterding, third place

CNC Milling

Jacob Sams, first place
James Edmundson II, second place

CNC Turning

Mike Campbell, first place
Nick Huasmann, second place

Automated Manufacturing

Tom Vojas, Charles Barger and Adam Peters, second place
Jordan Norman, Michael Campbell and Patrick Meyer, third place

Collision Repair Technology

Lucas Mund, second place

Created with Admarket's flickrSLiDR.