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Midwest Technical Institute

About Midwest Technical Institute

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Are you ready for a change? Learn new skills and begin the path toward a career that can offer life changing new opportunities.

At Midwest Technical Institute (MTI), most classes start every 5 weeks, which means we’re here for you when you’re ready to get hands-on training to take off towards your new career!

MTI’s programs in allied health, mechanical trades, truck driving, and other skilled trades can offer stability and the opportunity to move forward in a new direction. All MTI programs are taught by instructors with real-world experience, to prepare you for the road ahead.

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Midwest Technical Institute is a year-round school providing vocational training in mechanical trades and allied health career fields where job growth is expected.

MTI was founded in 1995 in Lincoln, Illinois. Since opening its doors, MTI has achieved many milestones, including receiving national accreditation for its course offerings, and expanding our programs and courses beyond the original welding program.

MTI has always taken great pride in touching the lives of students by giving them the hands-on workforce training they need to be successful.

Our mission is to offer workforce training that will provide graduates with the skills necessary to gain entry-level employment in their chosen field.

Program Duration

At MTI, we understand the importance of completing training programs and courses in a timely manner. We offer a variety of accelerated programs in the allied health and mechanical trades fields, where you’ll have the opportunity to complete most programs and courses in less than one year.

Flexibility

Your life is busy and your time is valuable. We understand that. Most programs and courses at MTI offer a variety of class times (including daytime and evenings), so you can learn when it is convenient for you.

Professionalism with a "Family" Feel

The staff at MTI is full of bright and caring professionals, with a wealth of knowledge and experience in their fields. Our friendly and helpful Admissions and Financial Aid Teams are here to guide you through the entire process, from signing up for classes to helping you find the financing options that work best for you.

Available Programs

  • Welding

    MTI’s Welding Program trains students in the following welding processes:

    • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
    • Gas Tungsten Arc Gas Welding (GTAW/TIG)
    • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/MIG)
    • Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW)

    The welding instructors at MTI bring real-world experience to the weld shop, using hands-on instruction and one-on-one interaction to provide students skills in:

    • Pipe Welding | Manufacturing | Cranes/Rigging | Pipefitting

    Welding classes at MTI also include:

    • Field & Shop Safety
    • Properties & Cutting Techniques of Metal
    • Welding Metallurgy / Vocabulary
    • Basic Blueprint Readings
    • MTI Welding Certification Tests

    East Peoria, IL

    280 High Point Ln

    East Peoria,

    IL
    61611

    Moline, IL

    3620 Avenue of the Cities

    Moline,

    IL
    61265

    Springfield, IL

    2731 Farmers Market Road

    Springfield,

    IL
    62707

    Springfield, MO

    3600 South Glenstone Avenue

    Springfield,

    MO
    65804

  • Welding & Pipefitting

    MTI’s Welding & Pipefitting Program trains students in the following welding processes:

    • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
    • Gas Tungsten Arc Gas Welding (GTAW/TIG)
    • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/MIG)
    • Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW)

    The welding instructors at MTI bring real-world experience to the weld shop, using hands-on instruction and one-on-one interaction to provide students skills in:

    • Basic Fitting Principles | Basic Pipe Fitting | Advanced Pipe Fitting

    Pipefitting classes at MTI also include:

    • Properties of Metal
    • Cutting Techniques of Metal
    • Production Welding Techniques
    • Safety Training/ Cranes / Rigging
    • Metallurgy / Vocabulary
    • Basic Math

    East Peoria, IL

    280 High Point Ln

    East Peoria,

    IL
    61611

    Moline, IL

    3620 Avenue of the Cities

    Moline,

    IL
    61265

    Springfield, IL

    2731 Farmers Market Road

    Springfield,

    IL
    62707

    Springfield, MO

    3600 South Glenstone Avenue

    Springfield,

    MO
    65804

Accreditation

MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).
MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
MTI is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in the Federal Financial Aid Program.

Disclosure

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 Locations

East Peoria, IL

280 High Point Ln

East Peoria,

IL
61611

Moline, IL

3620 Avenue of the Cities

Moline,

IL
61265

Springfield, IL

2731 Farmers Market Road

Springfield,

IL
62707

Springfield, MO

3600 South Glenstone Avenue

Springfield,

MO
65804

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