Job Training Programs

Welding Fast Track

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Learn the fundamentals of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW or “MIG”) and other processes that are used in manufacturing.

This free welding training program is for unemployed adults and low-income job seekers. 


  • Can earn industry credentials through the American Welding Society (AWS), such as: AWS GMAW D1.3
  • Can complete the OSHA 10 HR (General Industry) safety course
  • Receive job placement services


14 weeks | 350 hours


Daytime training: Monday–Friday, 9:00am–2:30pm

Evening training: Monday- Thursday 3:00pm - 8:00pm


Free for unemployed adults and low-income job seekers

Classes run on an open enrollment schedule.

Anyone enrolled in our programs has FREE access to math, reading, and computer tutors, as well as financial coaching and public benefits screening.

Have Questions?

For questions regarding our training, contact our Program Coordinator, Catherine Pumphrey, by calling 773.751.7134 or by email.

Jane Addams Resource Corporation is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

For the Institutional Disclosures Reporting Table which includes student success data submitted annually to the IBHE, click here.

For all program information including an accounting of all tuition and fees, click here.

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