Why South Texas Vocational Technical Institute



Take The First Step
Towards a New Career!


Train to turn raw materials into manufacturing components with our CNC Machinist program. Practice translating blueprints into computer code to control precision machinery, grinding equipment, using precision-measuring tools, and more. You have the chance to apply your knowledge in our hands-on training labs. 

You could earn your diploma in as little as 8 months. Program starts every five weeks and enrollment is on a rolling basis. 
Program courses include:
  • Blueprint Reading and Inspection Practices   
  • Precision Grinding 
  • C.N.C. Lathe Set-Up and Operation   
  • C.N.C. Mill Programming: G&M Codes and more…  
Possible Career Paths**:
  • CNC Machinist  
  • General Machinist   
  • Machined Product Quality Control Inspector 
  • Mill Machinist  
**STVT does not guarantee employment or salary 

The STVT Experience

At STVT, we believe that everyone has their own career path, and we are dedicated to helping you find yours. Each student is different and our nurturing educational experience helps to prepare them to pursue their career goals while meeting current industry and employer demands.
Convenient Program Options
With our convenient program options, you can learn and attend classes at times that are right for you.

Training from Industry Experienced Instructors
Our instructors are industry qualified and dedicated to helping you gain the knowledge and skills you need to begin your career.

Career Services Assistance
Our students are provided with individualized professional development, resume help, and job placement assistance.


The reason why I chose STVT was, of course, like anybody else – to benefit my future and to work hard for my children. It appealed to me because I was able to work hands-on and that’s the kind of learner that I am.


Maria “Crystal” Esquivel, Comb. Welding Grad., May 2017, San Antonio Campus

Career Services was outstanding at STVT. The school has a good rapport with a lot of these companies – so these companies are more often willing to work with the school and to take on students because they know the quality of education that we receive here at STVT.


Joshua Paul Barajas, HVAC Grad., May 2017, San Antonio Campus

Program accredited
by the National Center for
Construction Education and Research.

Program accredited
by the National Center for
Construction Education and Research.


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