Mobile Training Centers

Prairie State College Mobile Training Centers

Prairie State College brings education and training on the road. In recognition of and response to the skills gaps evident in several key manufacturing job types within the Chicago region, Prairie State College is offering mobile training opportunities to existing employees of private firms and post-high school residents in the region through our Mobile Training Centers (MTCs).

MTC's provide tailor made services brought to the company site to enhance employee skills and improve performance. Curricula is developed based on employers' goals and can be delivered on the welding or the CNC units.

Both MTCs offer ADA and climate-controlled environments.

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MTCs Offer:

  • On-site, hands-on training using current technology
  • Customizable curriculum, including classroom instruction and practical application
  • Training that can be applied toward a college degree or as professional development
  • Lab exercises designed to enhance employee competence and performance

Employers will:

  • Minimize loss of production time and travel expenses
  • Increase engagement, efficiency, and retention
  • Maintain a competitive edge
  • Increase safety performance by uniform adherence to industry standards
  • Reduce the manufacturing skills gap

Welding Unit

Stations equipped with:

  • Multiprocess welding stations with capabilities of:

  • - GMAW
    - SMAW
    - GTAW
    - OAW/OAC

  • Virtual reality / Augmented ARC welding simulation

Welding setup, operation, and troubleshooting using Miller multiprocess welders

Manufacturing Unit

Stations equipped with:

  • Emco machines, Haas simulators, and laptop computers
  • Manual mill/Lathe Combo matching centers
  • Robotic operations for operation and troubleshooting
  • ABB and Fanuc robotics

PLC and electronics operation and troubleshooting using Seimens, and Allen Bradley components. The unique concept of the interchangeable control can be fitted to all concept machines. The user is trained on all CNC industry controls that are common to the market. All common control units can be installed and taught on one single machine.

Informational Video

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Call (708) 709-7902 or email