In an effort to address the needs of the people and employers in Southeastern Illinois, the Workforce & Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Illinois College(WISBDC) is committed to designing and delivering a wide range of manufacturing technology and industrial services programs. Only organizations with flexible technologies and structures, and well-trained employees are able to compete in today’s economy.  Customized training through the WISBDC will add knowledge and skills to your workforce, making your company more productive, as will be shown through the difference in your bottom line. The WISBDC partners with instructors that have years of experience in their respective fields to offer courses in manufacturing technology and industrial services.  Courses are designed by specialists that will customize the program to meet the specific needs of your organization. For more information or to schedule an appointment please contact the Workforce & Illinois Small Business Development Center at 618-252-5001 ext 5.  The list of programs below is only a sampling of the programs that can be offered at your business location or at our training facility.   

Manufacturing Technology

Blue Print Reading

Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)


Forklift Truck Operations and Skid Unloading

Inventory Control

Lock Out/Tag Out

Machine Set-Up and Operations


Predictive Maintenance


Statistical Process Control

Technical Math

Technical Reading

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Total Quality Management (TQM)


Process Improvement and Quality

ISO 9000

ISO 9000:2000

ISO 14001/Environmental Management System

Lean Manufacturing

Plant Layout

Plant Streamlining

Industrial Safety

EPA Certification Hazardous Materials

OSHA Electrical Safety