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18
Jan, 2019
Friday

What's It Like to Be a Career Changer Student at UTI

Image of the face of an adult learner student as well as a Justin K. Pawlak car and hands of an adult learner student working on a car
Are you considering Universal Technical Institute? Learn about the support students get and why you might want to attend.

18
Dec, 2018
Tuesday

4 Important Life Lessons For Technicians

An image of Sean Callahan who is an Automotive Program instructor at UTI Norwood Massachusetts along with an image of a student working on a Volvo
Sean Callahan is an Automotive Instructor at UTI Norwood (Massachusetts). We asked him what advice he would give to his younger self. Yes, he talks about hard work and dedication but the story is deeper.

17
Dec, 2018
Monday
This is an image of Nathan Armas who is an instructor at NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville North Carolina along with some students from that campus as well
What kind of advice would a NASCAR Technical Institute instructor give to himself back when he was in high school? Find out here.

13
Dec, 2018
Thursday
There is an image of UTI Lisle Automotive Technology Program Instructor Sean Gagnon who is in the right frame of the image
Sean Gagnon has made some mistakes along the way. We all have. Now that he's an instructor at UTI Lisle, he has some advice for his younger self. And for the next generation of techs.

12
Dec, 2018
Wednesday
An image of UTI graduates Alyssa Culver and Brandon Davis
Why do graduates love their experience at Universal Technical Institute? Here are seven reasons...

10
Dec, 2018
Monday
An automotive graduate from Universal Technical Institute in Norwood, Massachusetts
Today’s cars are more complex than the computers that guided the first Apollo! That means what it takes to qualify as an automotive technician is changing.

06
Dec, 2018
Thursday
UTI Graduate and Diesel Technician
Junior Alvarez graduated from UTI Avondale's Diesel Technology Program. He works as a Caterpillar field service tech by day. And he's an entrepreneur by night.

05
Dec, 2018
Wednesday
UTI Diesel Program Graduate
Rogelio Ruiz is a 21-year-old diesel technician working at New Mexico oil fields and farms. He's a UTI Avondale graduate and he loves his job. This is his story.

03
Dec, 2018
Monday

7 Ways Industry Demand Benefits Technicians

A service manager at a BMW dealership and his shop foreman who graduated from Universal Technical Institute in Illinois
Want to pursue a career that's in demand? Becoming a technician in the automotive field might be right for you. The need for qualified technicians has continued to grow, but don't take our word for it.

27
Nov, 2018
Tuesday

9 Reasons Instructors Do What They Do

Ted Foos is an instructor at Universal Technical Institute in Norwood, Massachusetts
Our instructors are experts who have decades of combined experience in the field, a burning passion for what they teach, and best of all, they want to share their knowledge with the next generation.

19
Nov, 2018
Monday
UTI graduate Veronica Anderson standing next to a red Mercedes-Benz convertible, and she also graduated from the Mercedes-Benz DRIVE Program at UTI Long Beach
Veronica Anderson is the first female automotive technician at Mercedes-Benz of Chicago. And she's only 19! Now you can read her inspiring story.

12
Nov, 2018
Monday
UTI's IGNITE Summer Program for High School Students
Is it true that high school students can earn credits toward a UTI degree or diploma through our Ignite Summer Program?

08
Nov, 2018
Thursday
BMW and UTI MSTEP Program for Military Members
Here's the first training program of its kind offered by a premium automotive manufacturer for military service members directly on a U.S. military base.

05
Nov, 2018
Monday

9 Things Employers Want You to Know

A graduate of MMI Orlando who started his own company and now hired Motorcycle Mechanics Institute graduates
Interested in a successful career as a technician? Here's some advice from nine industry professionals about how to grow a career.

01
Nov, 2018
Thursday
NASCAR Technical Institute Grads join Action Express Racing
What is the connection between the Action Express Racing team and NASCAR Technical Institute grads? You can find out here.

26
Oct, 2018
Friday

7 Critical Things UTI Grads Want You to Know

A female diesel graduate from Universal Technical Institute in Orlando, Florida
Universal Technical Institute has more than 200,000 graduates. Here's advice from seven on how to find success as automotive, diesel, motorcycle, and marine technicians.

25
Oct, 2018
Thursday

Interstate Batteries Energizes UTI

An image of three interstate batteries for a blog about the professional relationship between Universal Technical Institute and Interstate Batteries
What does a relationship with Interstate Batteries mean for students at Universal Technical Institute? Click the button to find out.

15
Oct, 2018
Monday
A Mercedes-Benz professional technician who graduated from Universal Technical Institute.
We’re all programmed to believe that the only way to find career success is through a four-year college degree. But is that true?

12
Oct, 2018
Friday
Can You Succeed at UTI With No Prior Mechanic Work Experience?
What if we told you that experience working on cars, trucks, motorcycles, and boats prior to starting classes at UTI does not determine your success as a student?

01
Oct, 2018
Monday

An Irrational Lifestyle That Makes Perfect Sense

Guys Meeting up for a Race - Car Culture
What is car culture? Some think it's an unspoken society. And it doesn't matter if you love four wheels, two wheels, monster wheels or anything in between. Sound familiar? Then this is for you.

28
Sep, 2018
Friday
Harley Davidson, MMI and YouTube
John Maxwell knows just about everything a Harley-Davidson enthusiast needs to know. He's a YouTube sensation and a MMI Orland grad. This is his story.

24
Jul, 2018
Tuesday
Diesel Instructor Joins Team at UTI Bloomfield Campus
After 35+ years of being in the Diesel Industry, Greg Osbourne is now an instructor at the UTI Bloomfield campus and is excited to share his experiences and show his knowledge in the Diesel Technician program.

23
Jul, 2018
Monday
UTI Student Becomes Teacher at Bloomfield Campus
UTI graduate Gerardo Mendez speaks about how his experience in the automotive industry encouraged him to be an instructor at UTI Bloomfield campus.

19
Jul, 2018
Thursday

6 Reasons to Make a Career Change

6 Reasons to Make a Career Change
You spend most of your life working, so why not do something you enjoy? Watch for these six red flags because it might be time for a career change.

18
Jul, 2018
Wednesday
Fastest Pitstop: NASCAR or Formula 1
How many people does it take to change a tire? It’s debatable. NASCAR and Formula 1 go head-to-head on who can change tires in the shortest time.

17
Jul, 2018
Tuesday

Am I a Kinesthetic (Hands-On) Learner?

Kinesthetic Learner
Do you crack your knuckles? Do your feet or hands tap a constant rhythm ? Do you think most clearly when you’re exercising? If so, there’s a good chance you’re a kinesthetic learner.

16
Jul, 2018
Monday

From NASCAR Tech to Winning Engines

NASCAR Tech Graduate on Roush Yates Engines Team
Dustin Desautell is one of the youngest engine builders on the Roush Yates Engines team. He's also a NASCAR Tech grad. Here's his story.

13
Jul, 2018
Friday
CNC Machining Training and Careers
Do you love working with your hands and computers? Maybe you should think about a career as a CNC machinist.

13
Jul, 2018
Friday
Military Mechanic to Civilian Automotive Tech
Making the jump from military to civilian life? Here are some resources that could help you pursue a career as an automotive tech after the military.

12
Jul, 2018
Thursday

SHELL PENNZOIL AND UTI: TRANSFORMING THE INDUSTRY

Shell Penzoil and UTI
From providing lubricants to educational development and scholarships, Shell Pennzoil is fully invested in the future of the automotive industry.

11
Jul, 2018
Wednesday

The Humble Mechanic:  UTI Student to YouTube Star

Charles Sanville, The Humble Mechanic YouTube Star
Charles Sanville is a UTI grad. He's better known as YouTube’s Humble Mechanic. Here's the story about how he got there.

10
Jul, 2018
Tuesday

UTI Graduate Bogi Lateiner Blazes a Trail

UTI Graduate Becomes Shop Owner and Personality on All Girls Garage
How did Bogi Lateiner go from pre-law to Universal Technical Institute, to shop owner and television personality on Velocity's All Girls Garage? Here's how.

09
Jul, 2018
Monday
Justin looking at the camera
How did Justin T. Pawlak go from a soccer scholarship in Wisconsin to Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Arizona to a Formula D driver? Here's the story.

08
Jul, 2018
Sunday

Documentary Examines Automotive & Diesel Technicians

Automotive and Diesel Technician Documentary Crew
Three teenagers go on a road trip to interview some of the country's leading automotive and diesel technicians. This is their story.

06
Jul, 2018
Friday
BMW and UTI Take on Labor Shortage with Soldiers
UTI has partnered with BMW of North America to support an initiative to help relieve the labor shortage.

03
Jul, 2018
Tuesday

8 Signs You Might Enjoy Working as a CNC Machinist

CNC Machinist
Ever consider a career as a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinist? Here are eight signs that it just might be the career for you.

29
Jun, 2018
Friday
Students working on a car together
Want to find a career you love? These 5 questions can help.

28
Jun, 2018
Thursday
Neil Tjin holding his son near a Ford truck
Learn how Neil Tjin went from a high school student tinkering with cars, to winning Best in Show at SEMA.

27
Jun, 2018
Wednesday
Front view of the new campus in Bloomfield, NJ
Discover Universal Technical Institute's new Bloomfield campus in Bloomfield, NJ. Classes begin this fall 2018.

26
Jun, 2018
Tuesday
The Ignite program at UTI campuses
High school juniors and seniors can get a jump-start on their careers this summer by enrolling in the ignite program offered at UTI campuses across the country.

25
Jun, 2018
Monday
Motorsport Team Pit Stop Mechanics
NASCAR Technical Institute graduate, Daniel Rohrer, shares what he believes is his secret to getting a job in the motorsports industry.

23
Jun, 2018
Saturday
technicians at work
Here are 10 stories that will make you want to become a technician!

22
Jun, 2018
Friday
technicians working on a car
Is there a difference between a mechanic and an automotive technician? We try to settle the debate.

20
Jun, 2018
Wednesday
Motorcycle technician school
How many of these 10 facts about Harley-Davidson do you already know?

19
Jun, 2018
Tuesday
Man welding metal slab
Manufacturing industries might be growing, but the pool of skilled workers is shrinking. Lincoln Electric's CEO has some ideas on how to fill the skills gap.

18
Jun, 2018
Monday

Welding History Goes Back Farther Than You Think

Man using welding torch
The history of welding goes back farther than you think. We can prove it.

22
May, 2018
Tuesday

He's an ASE Certified Technician at 23

The Youngest ASE Certified Technician in History
Luke Franta is 23 years old and an ASE certified technician. Curious about what it takes to become ASE certified? We can help.

21
May, 2018
Monday

The Vintage Café Racer Movement

Vintage Cafe Racing engine block
Learn the history about where Café Racers came from and the class we offer about these and other iconic vintage bikes.

18
May, 2018
Friday

Meet the Two MMIs

Technicians working featured
There are two MMIs. One is the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute. The other is the Marine Mechanics Institute. This article breaks down the difference between the two.

17
May, 2018
Thursday

HOW TO BECOME A CERTIFIED MARINE DIESEL MECHANIC

Boats in the shop
Becoming a certified marine diesel mechanic isn't out of reach. UTI’s Marine Mechanic Institute will get you closer.

16
May, 2018
Wednesday

10 Things Every Technician Needs to Know

Technicians working on automobiles
We asked ten successful technicians what advice they would give to people who are just starting out in their careers, or are considering going to a technical school.

15
May, 2018
Tuesday

The Mechanic's Path to ASE Certification

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You can work as a mechanic without ASE certification, but having it distinguishes you from other technicians. It also helps improve employability.

10
May, 2018
Thursday

You Can Go Places With a Career in Welding

Stig welding image
You probably have an idea what a welder does, but do you know what a career in welding looks like? This will help...

09
May, 2018
Wednesday
UTI Graduate WinsAward at Car Show
Greg Miller began his career at BMW after graduating from Universal Technical Institute Houston. He never expected his passion for cars would take him to the nation’s largest Ferrari showcase competition.

08
May, 2018
Tuesday
Difference between College, Trade School and UTI
Every year, millions of high school students and workers face the dilemma or whether they should pursue an education at a traditional 4-year college/university or trade school.

02
May, 2018
Wednesday
Apply for mikeroweWORKS Scholarships
Skilled trades are in more demand now more than ever, and there are scholarships that could help you prepare for a career in those skilled trades.

25
Apr, 2018
Wednesday

Becoming an Auto Technician is a Good Career Plan

Becoming an Auto Technician is a Good Career Plan
UTI graduate Jackson Chartier has a passion for cars but pursuing a career in automotive and diesel technology wasn’t his plan. Until now.

18
Apr, 2018
Wednesday

Mike Rowe's Foundation Offers Scholarships

Mike Rowe's Foundation Scholarships
You may have the impression that being an auto mechanic is a dirty job but with a little help from Mike Rowe, you might start thinking otherwise.