GET UP TO $4,500 IN GRANTS TOWARD YOUR TRAINING FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY!
GET UP TO $4,500 IN GRANTS TOWARD YOUR TRAINING FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY!

CMVO

Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator:

Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator:

Where the rubber meets the road, and your dreams come true. Be the backbone of transportation.

OURDIFFERENCE

OURDIFFERENCE

* SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

WE'RE DIFFERENT.
SO ARE YOU.

We offer our learners the opportunity to LEARN, DO, and LIVE a new career.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT AMOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR CAREER

Why would you want to be a Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator? 

Becoming a Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator can be an excellent career choice for individuals who enjoy driving and traveling, as well as those who prefer a job that involves independence and self-reliance. Additionally, this profession often offers competitive wages, benefits, and job security.

What is a Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator?

A Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator is a licensed professional driver who operates commercial vehicles such as trucks, buses, and trailers to transport goods or passengers across short or long distances.

Where can a Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator work? 

Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators can work for a wide range of industries and organizations that require the transportation of goods or people. These can include freight and logistics companies, transportation and trucking companies, government agencies, and public transit systems.


What skills do you need to be a Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator?

Some essential skills for a Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator include excellent driving skills, attention to detail, communication skills, physical stamina, and problem-solving abilities. Additionally, you should have a strong work ethic, reliability, and the ability to work independently.

Do you need any certifications to become a Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator?

Yes, to become a Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator, you must obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) from your state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Additionally, some employers may require additional certifications or training, such as hazardous materials or passenger transport.

What does Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator training consist of? 

Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator training typically includes classroom instruction and hands-on experience, such as driving a commercial vehicle, performing vehicle inspections, and understanding transportation regulations. Additionally, some programs may offer additional training on specific types of vehicles or cargo.

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

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CAREER TRAINING.FOR YOUR FUTURE.

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$3999
/year
$3999
/year
100 HOURS BEHIND THE WHEEL AND ON THE ROAD TRAINING
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING
ACCESS TO PROGRAM APP
FLEXIBLE ONLINE TRAINING
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HERE'S EXACTLY WHAT YOU GET AS AMOBILE APP DEVELOPER TRAINEE

CERTIFICATIONS

QuickBooks Certified User – Online

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Office Specialist: Word

SKILLS

MDO100 Introduction to iOS Development

MDO101 Programming Foundations in Swift

MDO102 Programming Foundations in Objective-C

MDO103 Mobile UI

MDO104 Mobile Data

MDO105 App Services and Systems

MDO106 App Store and Deployment

MDO107 Analytics and Monitoring

MDO108 Agile Project Management

MDO109 Individual Project

SWD106 Mobile Apps & Responsive Design

SWD107 Agile Project Management & Career Skills

SWD108 Deployment & Web Security

SWD109 Group Project

Course Descriptions

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 0 / Total 15 / Prerequisite: None

Student will gain a solid foundation of knowledge that includes orientation to the control. Systems of a commercial vehicle. Students will be orientated to the dashboard, air brakes, sliding fifth wheel and pre- and post-Trip inspections. The student will also learn the techniques on proper use of the clutch, how to operate a 10-speed manual transmission, backing and docking as well as coupling and uncoupling a trailer.

Hours: Theory 0/ Laboratory 55 / Total 55/ Prerequisite: CMV101 – Unit 1

This course instructs individuals in the proper operation of a vehicle with hands-on experience on a driving range. The individuals will learn basic hands-on introduction of truck operations, pre/post-trip inspection, proper straight-line backing, offset backing, parallel parking, and introduction to shifting.

The Programming Foundations in Swift course will give students a foundation in using the Swift language to develop mobile apps for the iOS platform. Swift is the current and recommended language provided for developing mobile apps on iOS. This course will give students a solid foundation in which they can develop new iOS apps.

Hours: Theory 45 / Laboratory 0 / Total 45/ Prerequisite: CMV101 – Unit 1

The individuals will learn how to properly conduct a visual search while behind the wheel, manage the speed of the vehicle and space around the vehicle, operation of a commercial vehicle at night and operating a commercial vehicle under adverse conditions This course also provides instruction to individuals on procedures to perceive potential hazards such as road conditions, low clearances, and other road users who are not looking at you, do not see your truck, are unable to control their speed or suddenly change their position in traffic. The course also covers emergency maneuvers such as stopping the vehicle in the shortest distance, evasive turning, stopping the vehicle if the brakes fail, skid control and recovery as well as precautions when crossing railroad tracks. Students learn how to identify systems or components that are functioning properly, in imminent danger of failing or functioning improperly. The individual will also learn to describe, through sight, sound, feel and smell the systems of improper operation completely and accurately to maintenance personnel. Non-vehicle activities include the proper handling and documentation of cargo, the requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations on hours of service and how to comply with the regulations, the importance of proper diet, exercise, and rest so that you will be alert while driving, Professional communication to fellow drivers, management and regulatory officers, the effects of drugs and alcohol on the ability to properly operate a vehicle, understand the protections under the Whistleblower protection regulations in CFR part 1978, and plan safe and efficient rotes from point to point.

Hours: Theory 0 / Laboratory 45 / Total 45 / Prerequisites: CMV101 – Unit 1

This course instructs individuals on behind the wheel skills to safely drive a commercial motor vehicle in a variety of traffic situations. These situations include left and right turns, intersections, railroad crossings, curves, up and down grades, and single or multi-lane roads, streets, or highways.

CAREER TRAINING.YOU CAN TRUST

ACCREDITED

Southern Careers Institute is Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.

APPROVED

Southern Careers Institute is Approved for training by The Texas Workforce Commission.

OUR GRADUATES HAVE BEENHIRED BY

Employers are not incentivized by Southern Careers Institute (SCI) to hire our graduates. Employers are not incentivized to review or comment on the performance and outcomes of our graduates, or on SCI. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, and job prospects are not indicative of those for current and future students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

THE NUMBERSSAY IT ALL

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Years Proudly Serving Texas Workforce
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Graduate Placement Rate
Southern Careers Institute Graduates Per Year
$ Million
Institution Grant Amounts Awarded to those who qualified

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

GET UP TO $4,500FOR YOUR FUTURE

Get up to $4500 in grants toward your career training at Southern Careers Institute.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

HEAR FROM STUDENTSJUST LIKE YOU

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

KICKSTART YOUR CAREER.

We pay for your certification within 3 months of graduating.

1. Pick your certification

2. Take the certification exam within 3 months of graduation

3. We will pay for it!

FACT: TODAY'S EMPLOYERSNEED YOUR SKILLS

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
 

Occupation Code:15-1252

Location Mean Annual Wage
Austin $47,930
Brownsville-Harligen $43,820
Corpus Christi $45,900
Pharr $41,880
San Antonio North & South $47,050
Waco $45,280

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

Displayed salaries and job outlook data do not reflect the prospects of Southern Careers Institute graduates’ job placement outcomes and starting salaries. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data, job prospects, and salary data sourced for (insert specific metro and job page) does not reflect data applicable to entry-level positions.

FINANCIAL AID. THE SIMPLE WAY.

We're here to make sure you can afford the career training you need. Our combination of grants, scholarships, loans, work-study, military, and Veteran education benefits are here to ensure a stress-free experience that works around your finances.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

FREQUENTLY ASKEDQUESTIONS

We give students an alternative to expensive, four-year degrees that are becoming less valuable. In today’s changing economy, employers are looking for specific skills from candidates who they can hire with confidence. We empower your future with flexible and affordable career training that pays for itself.

It happens! At Southern Careers Institute, we’ve had countless students who’ve been out of school, and we provide an encouraging atmosphere to help you feel comfortable re-entering an educational environment as well as offering the support needed to re-adjust.

Southern Careers Institute provides you with the training you need to sit for certifications in chosen careers. From our Medical Assistant training program, Medical Billing and coding Specialist program, Pharmacy Technician program, Business Accounting Specialist program, HVAC program, or any other educational program available.

Our programs come from the relationships we’ve built with employers to ensure they’re exactly what they need in high-demand industries that need workers. In addition, we prepare you to sit and pass your certification exam(s), set you up inside SCI Connect to match you with potential employers and offer career services.
Absolutely. As an accredited school, we participate in many financial aid programs and available grants to make your education more affordable. Contact us today and our financial aid officers will explain the process and answer all of your questions.
We have experienced financial aid officers at each campus ready to help you with all your needs. Upon your personal interview, a financial aid officer can determine which financial aid programs you qualify for.

Click here or call 1.833.SCI.TEXAS today to speak with one of our admissions representatives, who will be happy to schedule an appointment to answer all of your questions and help match your personality to a specific career path.

Yes. Southern Careers Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350 (770) 396-3898 or (800) 917-2081
Our students must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. At this time, programs are not offered in any language other than English.
If you are a student transferring from another school, you must provide a transcript and detailed course descriptions for review prior to starting school. Please be advised that the acceptance of credits from another school/state board is at the sole discretion of Southern Careers Institute.
Course completion varies by program but averages 36-48 weeks.
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