Midwest Technical Institute

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Midwest Technical Institute

Whether you're looking for a new career, or searching to enhance your current position, Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) can help kick-start your educational goals.

Through a diverse, innovative mix of mechanical trades, transportation, health and wellness, as well as allied health programs, MTI has earned a reputation for excellence in meeting local community needs, in regards to its workforce.


Whether you're looking for a new career, or searching to enhance your current position, Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) can help kick-start your educational goals.

Through a diverse, innovative mix of mechanical trades, transportation, health and wellness, as well as allied health programs, MTI has earned a reputation for excellence in meeting local community needs, in regards to its workforce.

Small class sizes, as well as a hands-on-training approach, provides MTI students a personalized education that prepares them for the day-to-day, real time functions, of in demand jobs. In addition, MTI employs a dedicated faculty and staff, with years of combined experience needed to provide students with the workforce training necessary to become professionals in a number of career fields.

Those interested in attending MTI are encouraged to visit and tour our facilities in:

  • Springfield, IL
  • East Peoria, IL
  • Quad Cities, IL
  • Brownsburg, IN
  • Springfield, MO

Program Descriptions

CDL Training Program:

The main goal of the CDL Training Program is to provide students will the hands-on training and knowledge to obtain a Class A CDL certification and gain entry level employment as a CDL operator. The 20-day program features instruction on driving safety, combination vehicles, trip planning, log book practices and public and employee relations. In addition to 40 hours of classroom instruction and 88 hours of driving skills tests and practice exams, students receive 20 hours of over the road training on rural highway, interstate and city driving.

Upon Program Completion:

  • Will be prepared to test for a Class A CDL
  • Opportunity to obtain extra endorsements including tankers, doubles and triples
  • Have the skill to secure entry level employment as a Class A driver

Available at:

  • Springfield, MO Campus

Professional Truck Driving Program:

The primary objective of the Professional Truck Driving Program is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of safe and effective truck driving practices and techniques. Students receive behind-the-wheel and classroom instruction in cargo handling, load securement, trip planning/mapping, log booking, FMCSA regulations and driver protection laws, public relations and communications, as well as other aspects of the commercial transportation industry.

Students who complete the program will be eligible to receive their Class A CDL license and secure employment as Class A and B drivers, as well as warehouse workers; dock workers; truck repair center technicians; fork lift operators; shipping and receive clerks; and more.

Upon Program Completion:

  • Will be prepared to test for a Class A CDL license
  • Training to sit for a hazardous materials certification exam
  • Obtain the Entry Level Driver Training Certificate (ELDT)
  • Have the skills to secure employment as a Class A driver
  • Available at:

  • Springfield, MO Campus
  • Small class sizes, as well as a hands-on-training approach, provides MTI students a personalized education that prepares them for the day-to-day, real time functions, of in demand jobs. In addition, MTI employs a dedicated faculty and staff, with years of combined experience needed to provide students with the workforce training necessary to become professionals in a number of career fields.

    MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).

    MTI is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in the Federal Financial Aid Program. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

    Accreditation Information: http://www.midwesttech.edu/Accreditation

    For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at: https://midwesttech.edu/home/gainful-employment/


    Campus:

    Springfield , Illinois

    Programs:

    CDL Training Course

    Professional Truck Driving


    Campus:

    East Peoria, Illinois

    Programs:

    CDL Training Course


    Campus:

    Quad Cities, Illinois

    Programs:

    CDL Training Course


    Campus:

    Springfield, Missouri

    Programs:

    CDL Training Course

    Professional Truck Driving