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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 (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate16
    Less Than Two-Year Award5
    Associate's Degree2

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male22
    Female1

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian1
    Black4
    White17
    Unknown1

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: 1,270
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.42
      • Average Annual Salary: $38,320

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: 80
      • Average Hourly Rate: $17.12
      • Average Annual Salary: $35,610

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Heartland Community College

Normal, IL
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)
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Illinois Valley Community College

Oglesby, IL
Type: Community College

54 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
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Carl Sandburg College

Galesburg, IL
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
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Richland Community College

Decatur, IL
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
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Lincoln Land Community College

Springfield, IL
Type: Community College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)
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Black Hawk College

Moline, IL
Type: Community College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)
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Sauk Valley Community College

Dixon, IL
Type: Community College

83 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
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Joliet Junior College

Joliet, IL
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)
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Kankakee Community College

Kankakee, IL
Type: Community College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
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Kishwaukee College

Malta, IL
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)