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It’s hard work making people comfortable.
But you’re no stranger to hard work.

That’s why you belong at ETI. In our 15,085 sq. ft installation lab, our HVAC/R program will train you to work smart. We prepare you with industry knowledge and technical applications for all facets of HVAC/R.

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HVAC/R Training Workshop Classroom
Welding Training Plasma Cutter Workshop

A craft you can be proud of.
Skills you can own for life.

You belong at ETI. We’re the only AWS Certified Welding Facility in the Chicagoland area, so we’re serious about developing highly skilled welders. We’re also serious about giving you the ultimate confidence in your craft in our 12,000 sq. ft. high-tech welding lab.

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We have a vision for the future.
Not only for Chicago, but all of America.

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.

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Welding is such a great career path for military veterans! And you know what makes it even better? That ETI accepts VA benefits! Hoffman and Jake Ross explain how veterans can use their skills and experiences from the military to start a successful career in the welding indus...
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Congratulations to our July Graduating Class! Here are a few of our graduates who came to pick up their diplomas!

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Traditional college isn't for everyone, and that's okay! It's not too late for you to switch paths, and start towards your dream career in an in-demand, lucrative field. Visit to learn more. ... See MoreSee Less

Traditional college isnt for everyone, and thats okay! Its not too late for you to switch paths, and start towards your dream career in an in-demand, lucrative field. Visit to learn more.

Military Students

ETI has been educating and graduating students for over 40 years, and we understand the needs of our military students as we normally have 15% of our student population derived from veterans and dependents of reservists, active duty and veterans.