Welding Open Houses Coming to South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College (SSC) is hosting Open Houses for their Welding Lab on Tuesday, June 7 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and Thursday, June 9 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., both in Room L-275 on their Main Campus in South Holland.

The public is invited to join SSC and learn more about exciting welding opportunities in careers such as: safety, engineering, robotics, inspections, maintenance, sales, marketing, education, consulting, testing, and of course, welding itself. According to recent reports, more than 200,000 jobs are expected to be available in welding over the next 10 years as the current workforce is approaching retirement and new industry is moving to the region. You can earn more than $50,000 to start and thousands more each year after.

SSC trains welders to American Welding Society standards in our state-of-the-art welding lab, furnished with Lincoln Electric welders. Come and see the lab with eight welding stations and a welding simulator. College faculty and staff will be on hand to answer questions about welding classes and related programs.

SSC offers mini, stackable welding certificates for SMAW (shielded metal arc welding), GMAW (gas metal arc welding), and GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding).Students can earn these smaller certificates while attaining our main welding certificate – Multi-process Welding.

For more information, please email Nburrows@ssc.edu or call (708) 596-2000, ext. 3258. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois.

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