Welding Program at Illinois Central College (ICC)

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Welding Program

The welding program at Illinois Central College prepares students for careers as welding engineers, manufacturing engineers, application engineers, sales engineers, and project engineer or manager. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Program course include: arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding process and heat treating, structural design, safety, and codes and standards. Get more details below including other Illinois colleges that offer welding program.

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Students Enrolled in the Welding Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Illinois Central College has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate20
Less Than Two-Year Award5
Associate's Degree5

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male28
Female2

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black3
Hispanic4
White21

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Welding program at ICC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

Description

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, welders, cutters, and welder fitters employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.0% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Peoria, IL
    • Total Employment: 1,020
    • Average Hourly Rate: $17.15
    • Average Annual Salary: $35,670

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Description

Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Peoria, IL
    • Total Employment: 170
    • Average Hourly Rate: $17.57
    • Average Annual Salary: $36,550

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Welding Programs in Illinois

Welding programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Midwest Technical Institute - East Peoria

East Peoria, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 60 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)
  • Metal Fabricator (C)

Heartland Community College

Normal, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Spoon River College

Canton, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 32 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Illinois Valley Community College

Oglesby, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Carl Sandburg College

Galesburg, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Welding (C,A)

Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield

Springfield, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 100 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Richland Community College

Decatur, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Welding (C,A)

Lincoln Land Community College

Springfield, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Black Hawk College

Moline, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Midwest Technical Institute

Moline, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

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