South Texas Vocational Technical Institute - Brownsville

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Transportation Industry

Truck Driver

CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer

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In the STVT CDL program students will learn how to properly drive and operate commercial vehicles. Students will learn the fundamentals of proper driving techniques, following safety regulations, and accident and emergency procedures while spending time in both the classroom and behind the wheel. Instructors will teach students the ways of the road and will help prepare students for the CDL examination.

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Healthcare Industry

Dental Assistant

Dental Assisting Diploma Program

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The Dental Assisting Diploma program prepares students for a dental assisting career in dental office administration, laboratory procedures, and assisting the dentist with direct patient care. Skills include dental office business procedures, dental laboratory techniques, dental radiology, CPR, four-handed and six-handed chairside assisting, word processing, and other computer skills.

Our dental assisting program emphasizes hands-on learning and patient and workplace safety. Our curriculum focuses on preparing students for common tasks and situations in the dental workplace, and our externship programs provide valuable real-world experiences. Programs may differ between campuses, but some courses offered to our Dental Assisting students include:

Dental Appointments and Scheduling
Dental History, Law and Ethics, Dental Team and Specialties
Dental Inventory Control
Dental Patient Records
Embryology, Histology, and Pharmacology
Preventative Dentistry and Infection Control
Tooth Morphology and Microbiology
Career Planning
The Dental Assisting graduate may find entry-level employment with a dental office or clinic as a receptionist, insurance clerk, and/or chairside assistant, with the opportunity for advancement with continued dental assistant training.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Administrative Assisting Technology

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For more than 40 years, STVT has helped students reach their career goals. Our dedication to our students continues in our unique medical administrative assistant training program that helps prepare students for entry-level careers in the medical assisting field.

STVT also offers a variety of other services, including:

Dedicated, industry-experienced instructors
Labs simulating real-world conditions
Externship programs focusing on job experience outside the classroom
Career Services available to students

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting

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Our Medical Assisting program offers a unique mix of both class and lab work, in addition to an externship where students spend at least 200 hours honing their skills in a real work environment.

Our classes are designed to prepare students for a number of medical assisting skills and tasks, including:

Professionalism in the medical office environment
Medical Office Management
Billing and Collections
Insurance coding
Oral and Written Communications
Career Planning
As part of their program, students will also learn about a number of bodily systems, such as:

Fundamentals of Body Structure and Muscular System
Nervous System, Senses, Integumentary, and Skeletal Systems
Respiratory and Circulatory Systems
Reproductive Systems
Immune System

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Contact Phone Number



1900 N Expressway, Suite O
Brownsville, TX 78521
United States