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Day & Evening Classes Available!

Not all programs offer evening classes, contact MTI for more information on class schedules.

How Can MTI Change Your Life?

“When I chose MTI, I was looking for something that would benefit me as a learner. I get lecture, but I want to be able to do it hands-on. Here in the lab, I got to be hands-on and learn everything.”


Dental Assisting Graduate

“I chose MTI over any other trade school because I actually did my research on different schools…they just don’t want you to go there, they want you to succeed.”

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Journeyman Welder Graduate

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MTI Springfield, IL Campus

Welcome to MTI’s trade school in Springfield, Illinois! The Springfield, IL campus opened in 2007, replacing MTI’s original campus that was established in 1995. Take a virtual tour to explore what makes MTI’s Illinois trade schools different, including hands-on training programs in welding, HVAC/R, medical assisting, and dental assisting. Get the training you need to start a new career at MTI!


2731 Farmers Market Road, Springfield, IL 62707

What's Nearby

  • Chatham: 17 miles
  • Petersburg: 25 miles
  • Lincoln: 32 miles
  • Decatur: 39 miles
  • Jacksonville: 40 miles
  • Litchfield: 49 miles
  • Clinton: 58 miles
  • Peoria: 72 miles
  • Champaign: 85 miles

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What Makes MTI Different?

Hands-On Focused

Get hands-on training in labs that simulate real working environments

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Accelerated Training

Most programs & courses can be completed in less than a year

Experienced Instructors

All MTI instructors have real-world experience in the field

Students from various MTI programs

Flexible Class Schedules

Choose class times that work for your busy schedule

Employment Preparation

Earn the qualifications & certifications you need

Career Placement Services

All qualified graduates receive career placement assistance

Students from various MTI programs

Resources to Help You Grow & Succeed

Financial Aid & Scholarships*

FREE Tutoring & Employment Prep

Career Placement Services*

Community Events To Help Give Back

Childcare & Housing Location Assistance

Campus Events To Make New Connections

*Financial aid, scholarships, and career placement services available to those who qualify.

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How Do MTI Students Pay for School?


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Received Grants From the Federal Government

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TRADE UP! Get the Skills You Need to Start Your New Career

A JOB is just a place you go to work—a CAREER is a path that moves you forward.

It’s time to TRADE UP! Trade your job for a career in the welding and pipefitting, HVAC/R, allied health, cosmetology, or trucking industry with hands-on career training at MTI.

Change your life in less than a year with hands-on skilled trades training at MTI.

*MTI cannot and does not guarantee a student will obtain employment.

*Not all programs & courses are available at all campus locations.

MTI Campus Locations

East Peoria, IL

280 High Point Lane 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 S. Glenstone Outer Road, Springfield, MO 65804


Satellite Locations

Illinois CDL Range

4600 Rodger St. Springfield, IL 62703

Missouri CDL Range

1551 S. Empire Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802
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