Why Choose UTI?

Reputation

Graduating from a school with a quality reputation is important. As the leading provider of technician training, UTI has graduated more than 160,000 technicians and has been in business for more than 45 years.

Relationships with the Industry

The companies that work with UTI do so for a reason: They trust UTI to train the technicians that they employ. Many of UTI’s manufacturer supported and branded programs are not available at any other school.

Focused and Accelerated Training

We teach what industry says matters most. You can complete an entry-level technician program in about a year, add manufacturer training and graduate in as little as 18 months. Our auto, diesel and collision repair training programs are accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), a division of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Graduates are well prepared to complete ASE examinations and can substitute our training for one of the two years of work experience required to become ASE Certified.

Certified, Experienced & Caring Instructors

All of our instructors have years of experience working as technicians in the field. They are certified and credentialed in their areas of expertise and have a genuine interest in your success.

Latest Technology & Equipment

Our industry relationships mean you will be learning the most current technology, hands-on, in labs outfitted by our industry partners for your success.

Direct Connections to a Great Career

Our Employment Services team will bring our industry connections directly to you before you graduate. They will work with you to help develop your résumé and hone your interviewing skills. We will help you find your first job and assist you in your employment needs after you graduate through access to our alumni community, UTI Connect.

No school has more graduates employed in the industry than UTI.

Careers that Stay Domestic

In today’s world, you need an understanding of the parts that make up the vehicle and the computers that drive them.

In other words, being a mechanic was once simply a job — being a highly trained technician is a career.


Skilled vehicular technicians provide careers that won’t — that actually can’t — be outsourced.

UTI training means opportunity. You can chart your own career that includes any number of exciting opportunities, such as:

  • Automotive Technician
  • Diesel Technician
  • Diesel Technician
  • Mobile Marine Technician
  • Collision Specialist
  • Master Technician
  • Service Writer
  • Service Advisor
  • Service Manager
  • Painter
  • Insurance Adjustor
  • Repair Estimator
  • Shop Foreman
  • Fleet Manager
  • Parts Manager
  • General Manager
  • Dealership Owner
  • Technical Instructor

You’re in the right place. UTI is the industry’s choice for technician training.


Employment Assistance

Our partnerships with leading manufacturers provide a beneficial trade—they provide us with their latest equipment and vehicles, and we train students to maintain them. Because you’re trained on the latest technology, you’re immediately employable to dealers, manufacturers and other vehicle-related businesses.

In addition, graduates of UTI receive a lifelong commitment from us to assist with career advancement whether you want to relocate or simply search for that next great position.

As a UTI graduate, you will be well prepared to complete ASE examinations and can substitute our training for one of the two years of work experience required to become ASE Certified.

ASE certification shows employers and clients that you are committed and professional, and demonstrates your knowledge and skills. ASE certification may also increase your earnings potential and improve opportunities for career advancement.

Visit ASE.com for more information about the value of certification.

And, you can take your training to a higher level by supplementing your training program with advanced training. Our industry relationships mean you have more opportunities to specialize your training and earn valuable certifications and credentials that aren't available at other schools!


More credentials and certifications provide an opportunity for better career opportunities.

UTI’s factory-trained instructors are experienced professionals with industry certifications and credentials plus real world experience. They know how to teach the way you want to learn. As a result, you have the opportunity to earn manufacturer certifications and credentials that are extremely valuable to future employers, and as a UTI graduate, you’re ready to work.

All of our instructors have years of experience working as technicians in the field. They are certified and credentialed in their areas of expertise and have a genuine interest in your success.

At UTI, you have the opportunity to learn from the best!

Cummins Instructor On What Makes UTI The Industry's Choice

UTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. This ensures you have a quality education and the best opportunity for success. How?

  • ACCSC regularly conducts site visits to ensure we are meeting students’ needs and adhering to strict guidelines regarding ethical and honest practices. It also confirms our schools provide a safe learning environment and the best opportunity for your success.
  • If you plan to apply for federal funded school loans, it is important that the school you choose is accredited by a recognized agency. Only accredited schools are eligible for federal funding.

As the nation’s leading provider of technician training in the automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine industries, our true measure of success is the success of our graduates. ACCSC accreditation is one way we can better position you for success.

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