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12 May, 2021
Skills Needed to Be a Welder

Skills Needed to Be a Welder

There are many skills that come in handy for a welding career. Read more about them here!
10 May, 2021
The History of Suzuki Motorcycles

The History of Suzuki Motorcycles

Suzuki has produced several iconic motorcycles over the years. Read more about them and the company’s relationship with MMI here.
06 May, 2021
UTI Teams Up With Würth, Team Penske & Brad Keselowski to Honor Teachers

UTI Teams Up With Würth, Team Penske & Brad Keselowski to Honor Teachers

Find out how UTI, Würth, Team Penske & NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski are paying a special tribute to teachers at an upcoming NASCAR Cup Series race.
05 May, 2021
National Skilled Trades Day: Why Pursue a Career in the Trades?

National Skilled Trades Day: Why Pursue a Career in the Trades?

In honor of National Skilled Trades Day 2021, we’ve put together a list of some of the top reasons to pursue a career in the trades.
04 May, 2021
7 Reasons We’re Thankful for UTI Instructors

7 Reasons We’re Thankful for UTI Instructors

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day 2021, we’ve put together a list of some of the many reasons we’re thankful for UTI instructors.
30 Apr, 2021
MMI Grad Liana Acevedo Continues to Find Success in Her Career

MMI Grad Liana Acevedo Continues to Find Success in Her Career

When we last spoke with Liana, she was working as a technician, and now she’s a service manager! Check out her story here.
28 Apr, 2021
What Is Battery Terminal Corrosion?

What Is Battery Terminal Corrosion?

Are your vehicle battery terminals corroded? Read more to see what causes it and how you can fix it!
23 Apr, 2021
What Is Welding Burnback?

What Is Welding Burnback?

Welding burnback is an issue that can delay a project. Find out what causes it and how to prevent it here.
20 Apr, 2021
How Do Diesel Hydraulic Brakes Work?

How Do Diesel Hydraulic Brakes Work?

The hydraulic brake systems on diesel vehicles help them come to a safe and complete stop. Learn more about how they operate here.
16 Apr, 2021
Types of MIG Welding Nozzles

Types of MIG Welding Nozzles

Welding nozzles are important consumable pieces of equipment. Find out more about the different kinds used in MIG welds here.
13 Apr, 2021
What Are Direct Injection Engines?

What Are Direct Injection Engines?

Direct injection engines offer increased fuel efficiency for vehicles. Read more about how they work here!
09 Apr, 2021
Suspension Damage: What to Look For

Suspension Damage: What to Look For

Suspension damage can affect the handling and control you have behind the wheel of your vehicle. Find out what to look out for here!
07 Apr, 2021
Agricultural Mechanic Training at Fendt Technician Academy

Agricultural Mechanic Training at Fendt Technician Academy

You can train to be an agricultural mechanic with the manufacturer-paid Fendt Technician Academy at UTI. Find out more here.
05 Apr, 2021
What Is Metal Active Gas (MAG) Welding?

What Is Metal Active Gas (MAG) Welding?

One of the most common GMAW varieties is MAG welding. Find out more about it here!
02 Apr, 2021
How Does a Diesel Engine Work?

How Does a Diesel Engine Work?

Ever wondered what makes a diesel engine run? Learn all about the different diesel engine components here.
31 Mar, 2021
How to Become a Traveling Welder

How to Become a Traveling Welder

Welding is a career that offers many unique opportunities. Find out how you can become a traveling welder and see new places!
29 Mar, 2021
What Is Power Steering Fluid?

What Is Power Steering Fluid?

Learn about what power steering fluid does, the types of power steering fluid, when to change power steering fluid, and more.
26 Mar, 2021
Common Boat Engine Problems

Common Boat Engine Problems

Marine technicians encounter several common boat repairs throughout their career. Learn what they are here!
23 Mar, 2021
Main Components of a Car & Their Functions

Main Components of a Car & Their Functions

What are the basic parts of a car and how do they work? Learn about them here.
19 Mar, 2021
What Is Fabrication in Welding?

What Is Fabrication in Welding?

Metal fabrication is a process used in numerous industries. Find out more about it here!
17 Mar, 2021
Auto Damage Appraiser Job Description & Career Information

Auto Damage Appraiser Job Description & Career Information

Learn what an auto damage appraiser does, how much they make, what the job outlook is like and more.
15 Mar, 2021
What Is a Motorcycle Transmission?

What Is a Motorcycle Transmission?

What does a motorcycle transmission do? Find out how it works and much more by reading here.
12 Mar, 2021
Polarity in Welding: The Beginner’s Guide

Polarity in Welding: The Beginner’s Guide

What is welding polarity? Click here to learn all about polarity in welding and how it’s used to join different materials.
09 Mar, 2021
What Is a Fleet Mechanic?

What Is a Fleet Mechanic?

Learn all about the career path of a fleet mechanic, including job duties, salary, required training and more.
04 Mar, 2021
What Is an Aerospace Machinist?

What Is an Aerospace Machinist?

Ever wondered what the job of an aerospace machinist entails? Learn all about this exciting career path here.
01 Mar, 2021
Advancing vs. Retarding Ignition Timing

Advancing vs. Retarding Ignition Timing

Ignition timing will affect engine performance. Find out how it works and the difference between advancing and retarding here!
26 Feb, 2021
What Is a Shop Foreman?

What Is a Shop Foreman?

A shop foreman has the important role of keeping an auto body shop running smoothly. Find out more about the role here!
25 Feb, 2021
How Long Does It Take to Become a Diesel Mechanic?

How Long Does It Take to Become a Diesel Mechanic?

Learn about the requirements for diesel mechanic school, diesel mechanic courses, career paths for diesel mechanics, and more.
24 Feb, 2021
What Is a Quality Control Inspector?

What Is a Quality Control Inspector?

Learn about what a quality inspector does and how to become one. Get CNC machining technology school information from UTI.
23 Feb, 2021
How to Become a Marina Manager

How to Become a Marina Manager

Love being near the water? A job as a marina manager might be the perfect match for you. Find out all about this exciting job here!

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