South Texas Vocational Technical Institute - Weslaco

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Construction Industry


Combination Welding

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A career in welding can help open doors in a variety of different industries and geographic areas throughout the country. At STVT, our Combination Welding classes (CW) are designed to prepare students for today’s welding jobs.

As a student in one of our welding courses in Texas, students have the opportunity to learn welding skills such as shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and flux core arc welding—all of which play a vital role in construction and maintenance efforts across the country.

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Healthcare Industry

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

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If you are looking for a better future, consider a career as a dental assistant! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028*, and graduating dental assistants may be positioned to take advantage of this growth.

At the South Texas Vocational Technical Institute (STVT), our program provides hands-on training that provides instruction to students about phases of the dental assistant position, including chairside dental care, office administration, laboratory procedures, and more.

With our flexible schedules, and industry experienced teaching staff, there’s never been a better time than now to take the next step in your dental assistant education by applying to STVT.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Administrative Assisting Technology

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The healthcare industry is growing! Due to an aging population, the move to electronic health records and other factors, the healthcare industry will see an increase in the need for qualified medical support staff. Now is a great time to work in medical office administration.*

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

By learning medical administrative assistant skills, you may work as an integral part of a healthcare team. Your responsibilities could include patient scheduling, obtaining and entering patient medical information, handling billing and insurance claims, and coding medical records.

At the South Texas Vocational Technical Institute (STVT), we help students advance their careers. We make the choice easy, with flexible class schedules, a focus on hands-on learning, and training that helps prepare you for a career.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting

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Medical assisting can be a rewarding profession, as workers in the field directly contribute to the care and wellbeing of patients. If you enjoy helping people when they need it most, this could be the career for you!

Medical assistants often need to exercise excellent communication skills, remaining nonjudgmental and empathetic while finding out the answers to complicated, sensitive questions. They often need to mix team tasks with individual work over the course of a day, while maintaining patient care and safety. As part of our medical assistant coursework, STVT focuses on these and other skills common in a medical workplace.

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1600 N Westgate Dr, Suite 400
Weslaco, TX 78599
United States