Southern Careers Institute Drives Ahead with Expansion of their Innovative Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship Program across the Lone Star State

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Technical school launches US Department of Labor approved apprenticeship in the Rio Grande Valley.

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By providing traditional classroom instruction combined with a hands-on apprenticeship taught by automotive service experts, we’re working on teaching relevant skills which match employers’ needs.

The Rio Grande Valley is about to become the next pioneer in the automotive service industry as Southern Careers Institute (SCI) is set to expand their Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship to Pharr, Texas – with a focus on preparing the valley’s youth with real-world job skills.

In partnership with local dealerships, SCI is launching this new learning experience to manage and deliver a hybrid program that is perfectly suited for today’s student. This apprenticeship program will provide students with engaging, interactive classroom content while the apprenticeship develops the students into proficient, dedicated team members who understand the needs and culture of the sponsoring company. In addition, the apprenticeship provides the students an opportunity to earn a wage as an employee of the dealership.

"SCI is extremely excited to bring this innovative program to Pharr, Texas," said Jacob Mayhew, CEO of Southern Careers Institute. "By providing traditional classroom instruction combined with a hands-on apprenticeship taught by automotive service experts, we’re working on teaching relevant skills which match employers’ needs. Those real-world skills prepare our students to be successful once they reach the workforce." Southern Careers Institute will also be looking to expand the apprenticeship program to other campuses throughout the Lone Star State.

SCI’s Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship is enrolling now for classes beginning (NEW DATE) December 5, 2016.

Members of the media, and anyone interested in learning more about this apprenticeship program, are welcome to attend the Automotive Service Technician Open House Reception and Orientation on (NEW DATE) Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at our Pharr campus.

Southern Careers Institute
Pharr Campus
1500 North Jackson
Pharr, TX 78577

For more information on Southern Careers Institute’s Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship program, other programs or campuses, please visit http://www.scitexas.edu or connect with Southern Careers Institute on Facebook and Twitter.

About Southern Careers Institute
Southern Careers Institute was founded in 1960 in Austin, TX. Since opening its doors, SCI has expanded its facilities to include seven campuses located in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio (North Campus), and San Antonio (South Campus) plus virtual courses offered online. SCI has offered medical and business programs since 1992, and today, SCI offers a variety of programs in the fields of medical, pharmacy, business, technology and trades.

All career training programs at Southern Careers Institute are taught by knowledgeable instructors who care about each individual student’s success. A supportive, interactive learning environment is maintained at all our campuses, which allows students to learn by doing. Each program focuses on the skills needed upon entering the workforce, so students are not focusing on things that will never be used in the real world.

Southern Careers Institute has also developed a laser focus on making our students more marketable with customized and employer tailored programs. We call our approach The SCI Edge, and it makes our students as competitive as those of any accredited colleges or technical schools in Texas.

For more information, contact: Adrian De La Garza, Southern Careers Institute
512-437-7543
http://www.scitexas.edu/
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