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South Texas Vocational Technical Institute Programs

Through our various skilled trade programs, STVT can connect you with your choice of program to get you started towards the career you want. With six campuses conveniently located in throughout Texas, we make it easy to access skilled trades, healthcare, and business career training programs.

What Types of Programs Does STVT Offer?

Whether you want to become a commercial driver, welder, HVAC technician, or are looking for a job in skilled trades requiring a trade school certificate or diploma, you can rely on the programs at STVT. We have a variety of programs in Texas including CDL training, HVAC/BR training, and other vocational training programs. These programs have been carefully designed to help prepare you to enter the workforce with the knowledge to start earning a living as soon as possible. 

We are proud to provide our combination welding program in South Texas for those hoping to join the welding community, whether working for a large or small business in need of welders.

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Business Studies

Business

Give yourself a professional advantage in the corporate world with our Business Studies program. Study the foundational skills in accounting, administration and more.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

McAllen
Program Details

Dental Assisting

Healthcare

A career in Dental Assisting means you impact not only the health of your patients, but also their confidence. Get hands-on experience and learn how to assist in dental procedures, perform teeth cleanings, process x-rays and other office management skills. It all starts here.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

Brownsville; Corpus Christi; McAllen; Weslaco
Program Details

Medical Clinical Assistant

Healthcare

Medical Clinical Assistants help with day-to-day tasks and work with patients and alongside doctors, nurses and physicians assistants. Get hands-on experience and training to pursue a career in medical offices.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

Corpus Christi; McAllen; Arlington; Brownsville
Program Details

Medical Billing & Coding

Healthcare

Medical Billers and Coders are an integral part of administrative processes in healthcare offices. They ensure patients are billed the proper amounts and medical offices receive the right payments.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

Arlington; McAllen; Brownsville; Weslaco
Program Details

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Basic Refrigeration

Skilled Trades

If you enjoy solving puzzles and fixing things with your own hands, you may want to explore HVAC/BR training in South Texas. Graduates from our program can apply for entry-level employment in the HVAC/BR field. After completing your program, you can pursue a career where you may meet many types of people and make them happy by helping them resolve issues with their heating or air conditioning.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

Brownsville; Corpus Christi; San Antonio; McAllen; Arlington
Program Details

Automotive Service Technician

Skilled Trades

Do you have an obsession with automobiles and how they work? If yes, then the South Texas Vocational Technical Institute’s Automotive Service Technician program could be perfect for you. Study skills from diagnostics to repairs in our hands-on environment.
Some people have always been mesmerized by cars. As a kid, maybe you learned how to change the oil in the family car long before you were even old enough to drive–just by watching your parents or their older siblings doing the same.
If you enjoy working on cars, you’ll thrive in our auto mechanic training in South Texas. Students learn how to perform diagnostic checks, fix a car’s faulty braking system, and how to repair the vehicle’s steering system. Our students develop skills to do everything from repairing a car’s transmission to ensuring a vehicle will pass an emissions test.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

San Antonio; Corpus Christi
Program Details

Combination Welding

Skilled Trades

Welding is a skill that is treasured in the automotive and manufacturing industries. If you have a passion for working with your hands or machinery, you may enjoy our Combination Welding program that we offer in South Texas. Through this program, you can gain proper welding training and preparation at an affordable price. With our program, you can quickly learn the ways of the welder and start applying to companies as soon as you complete your program. Many manufacturers may be looking for certified welders who can provide their expertise to the company. At STVT, you can get the training, certification, and, most importantly, the confidence to go out and work your way up in the welding industry.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

Corpus Christi; San Antonio; Weslaco
Program Details

CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer

Skilled Trades

Driving can be a fun and relaxing experience for many people. If you love driving and want to make a career out of it, consider checking out our CDL training. Through the STVT’s CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer program, you can train to obtain a commercial driver’s license and quickly get out onto the road, where you can begin your career as a professional driver. Many companies across the United States use CDL-certified drivers to transport products, so you can have a variety of companies to choose from when applying.*
*Graduates must obtain a CDL Class A license in order to be eligible for in-field employment

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

Brownsville; McAllen; San Antonio; Corpus Christi; Arlington; Weslaco
Program Details

Diesel Heavy Truck Technician

Skilled Trades

Spend your days working with powerful engines and solving complex problems. Enroll in our Diesel Heavy Truck Technician program to study skills from industry-experienced instructors in topics from mechanical to electrical work.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

San Antonio
Program Details

CNC Machinist Training

Skilled Trades

The STVT CNC Machinist training program offers a unique blend of class and lab work to help prepare you for a fulfilling career in the healthcare industry. Study topics from patient communication to clinical work.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

Arlington
Program Details

CDL Training: Class B

Skilled Trades

The CDL Training: Class B driver training curriculum meets FMCSA Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) Theory and Behind-the-Wheel requirements and prepares students for the required knowledge and skills tests to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B. Topics covered include Basic Operation, Safe Operating Procedures, Advanced Operating Procedures, Vehicle Systems and Reporting Malfunctions, and Non-Driving Activities.

Program Length

Campuses Offering This Program

Arlington
Program Details

Get Started with South Texas Vocational Training Today

If you believe that trade school would be a good fit for you, check out our career training programs in South Texas. We can help you find the program that fits you best to get the training for a fair price and quickly get out into the world and start looking for a rewarding career.