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ETI School of Skilled Trades

About ETI School of Skilled Trades

Get Trained and in the Field in as Little as 7 Months!

ETI School of Skilled Trade’s mission is to teach students the technical and professional skills needed to gain entry-level employment in the growing HVAC/R or Skilled Welder industries. ETI believes in providing a positive, supportive, engaging, and student-centered learning environment to all students.

This future is built by hard-working, roll-up-your-sleeves people. Creating this future means instilling a self-made, independent mentality that empowers students to follow their ambitions, backed by complete confidence on their trade. If you share our vision for your future, you belong at ETI.

Welding Technology

We’ve set out to fill the welding industry with the most skilled, capable, versatile welders it’s ever seen. And we’ve gotten good at it.

Our Skilled Welding Program is designed to develop your welding skills by putting you in job-site simulations and guiding you through each welding process until your skills are your own – so you can take pride in the skills you’ve earned and enter the workforce with confidence.

Most of your time will be spent in our massive 13,000 sq. ft. welding lab, so you know when we say job-site simulations, we mean it. From state-of-the-art equipment to expert instructors with years in the field, we’re setting out to fill the industry with the best. We’re setting out to fill the industry with you.

At ETI, we proudly offer the following:

  • Programs that can be completed in as little as 7 months
  • Day and evening classes designed for your busy schedule
  • Financial Aid, available for those who qualify
  • The only AWS Certified Welding Facility in the Chicagoland area
  • A Multi-Point Shuttle service to get you to and from school
  • A unique Employer-Graduate match process that has had employers coming back to hire our graduates for the past 20 years

ETI School of Skilled Trades is an accredited test facility certified by the American Welding Society (AWS). AWS is advancing the science, technology, and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes worldwide

Campus Location

500 Joliet Road




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