ETI School of Skilled Trades was founded by the owners of one of the largest Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration contractung companies in the Chicagoland area, providing professional services since 1973 with one goal in mond; meeting the growing needs of the HVAC industry. The direct industry affiliation and experience helped provide a foundation for knowledge and cision of training needs transitioning students to skilled HVAC technicians. Experts in the HVAC industry have provided input to the development of ETI's comprehensive curriculum package supporting knowledge and skill sets needed for an entry level technician. A continual process of course evaluation ensures training mirrors current and up to date practices providing the most comprehensive instruction possible. ETI believes in the principle of total preparation. We not only provide the requisite knowledge and skills, but also the opportunity for personal growth and advancment. ETI expanded the sound educational philosophy has made them successful in the Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration industry prepartion, course materials, equipment accessibility and professional growth outlined in the HVAC program carry over to the Welding Technology program so all students emerge with the tools for professional growth and advancment. ETI School of SKilled Trade's mission is to teach our students the technical and professional skills needed to gain entry-level employment in growing HVAC/R or Skilled Welding industries. ETI believes in providing a positive, supportive, engaging, and student-centered learning environment to all students.