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14 Jul, 2020
Servicing Vehicles During a Global Pandemic

Servicing Vehicles During a Global Pandemic

Celebrating an unsung hero who is keeping cars and trucks running during this global health crisis.
13 Jul, 2020
9 Questions About MMI Motorcycle Answered

9 Questions About MMI Motorcycle Answered

Considering going to Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI)? Find answers to 9 commonly asked questions about the school here.
12 Jul, 2020
What is Transmission Fluid?

What is Transmission Fluid?

Ever wondered, ‘What does transmission fluid do?’ Click here to learn all about the importance of transmission fluid and how often it should be changed.
11 Jul, 2020
What is a Transmission and How Does it Work?

What is a Transmission and How Does it Work?

Learn answers to what does a transmission do and how does a transmission work, plus details on automatic vs manual transmission.
09 Jul, 2020
Team Penske and Wurth Honor 2020 UTI Grads

Team Penske and Wurth Honor 2020 UTI Grads

Würth and Team Penske are placing the names of 225 UTI grads on the No. 2 Würth/UTI Class of 2020 Ford Mustang during a NASCAR Cup Series race! Learn more here.
07 Jul, 2020
What is Car Coolant?

What is Car Coolant?

Learn the answers to what does coolant do and how does coolant work, plus what happens if you run out of coolant and types of car coolant.
06 Jul, 2020
How Does Personal Watercraft Work?

How Does Personal Watercraft Work?

Ever wonder how a jet ski works? This is your article!
05 Jul, 2020
Are There Scholarships for Trade Schools?

Are There Scholarships for Trade Schools?

Learn about scholarships for trade school, which can help students pay for some or all of school. Contact UTI for financial aid information.
03 Jul, 2020
The Traditional Path is Not for Everyone

The Traditional Path is Not for Everyone

The story of UTI grad Michael Groomes and his father recently caught the attention of Mike Rowe! Learn all about it here.
02 Jul, 2020
How Do Air Brakes Work?

How Do Air Brakes Work?

Learn how truck air brakes work, including how disc brakes work and how drum brakes work. Looking for more info?
01 Jul, 2020
What is a Trade School?

What is a Trade School?

Learn what a trade school is, the difference between college and trade school, what trade school jobs are available and more.
24 Jun, 2020
What is Boat Rigging?

What is Boat Rigging?

How does it work? Click here to learn the basics of outboard rigging.
21 Jun, 2020
6 of the Most Common CNC Machines

6 of the Most Common CNC Machines

What are some of the most common types of CNC machines? Click here to learn all about the various kinds of CNC machines and how their applications differ.
19 Jun, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Motor Oil

Everything You Need to Know About Motor Oil

Ever wondered, “What does car oil do?” Click here to learn all about motor oil and why it’s so important to change your oil regularly.
17 Jun, 2020
7 Reasons Skilled Trades Are in Demand

7 Reasons Skilled Trades Are in Demand

13 employers discuss how skilled trades industries remain in demand and serve communities. Read now.
15 Jun, 2020
How to Weld Aluminum: The Beginner’s Guide

How to Weld Aluminum: The Beginner’s Guide

Ever wondered how to weld aluminum? Click here to learn what makes this metal unique and the basics of TIG and MIG welding.
12 Jun, 2020
Want to be a Mechanic? 14 Skills Technician Employers Look For

Want to be a Mechanic? 14 Skills Technician Employers Look For

Want a career in the skilled trades? Learn what employers look for when hiring welders, auto techs, diesel technicians, collision repair techs and more.
05 Jun, 2020
How to Restore Faded Car Paint

How to Restore Faded Car Paint

What causes faded car paint, and how do you restore it? Click here to find out how to keep a vehicle’s paint in good condition.
02 Jun, 2020
The Anatomy of a Marine Outboard Motor

The Anatomy of a Marine Outboard Motor

What is an outboard motor, and how does it work? Click here to learn all about the anatomy of a marine outboard motor.
22 May, 2020
Welding Safety Tips and Guidelines for 2020

Welding Safety Tips and Guidelines for 2020

Welding can be a dangerous occupation without proper safety guidelines in place. Click here to learn 11 welding safety tips to follow.
19 May, 2020
A Motorcyclist’s Guide to Motorcycle Tires, Sizing and More

A Motorcyclist’s Guide to Motorcycle Tires, Sizing and More

How long do motorcycle tires last? Find the answer to this question and learn about motorcycle tire sizing, types of motorcycle tires and more.
16 May, 2020
Virtual Graduation Celebrates BMW STEP Grads

Virtual Graduation Celebrates BMW STEP Grads

Find out how UTI celebrated the achievements of BMW STEP grads through a virtual graduation ceremony.
12 May, 2020
Running a Successful Motorcycle Repair Shop: Tips from an MMI Grad

Running a Successful Motorcycle Repair Shop: Tips from an MMI Grad

MMI grad Jim Drew is the owner of Hingham Cycle in Massachusetts. Click here to learn his tips for running a successful motorcycle repair shop.
06 May, 2020
The Difference Between a CNC Operator and a CNC Machinist

The Difference Between a CNC Operator and a CNC Machinist

What is a CNC operator, and how does it differ from a CNC machinist? Find answers to this question here.
05 May, 2020
4-Stroke Engines: What Are They and How Do They Work?

4-Stroke Engines: What Are They and How Do They Work?

What is a 4-stroke engine, and how does a 4-stroke engine work? Find answers to these questions and more in this article.
03 May, 2020
From Graduation to Keeping Trucks on the Road During COVID-19

From Graduation to Keeping Trucks on the Road During COVID-19

UTI diesel grad Dylan Bansi is helping to keep trucks on the road during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn about his story here.
01 May, 2020
How Do Diesel Exhaust Brake Systems Work?

How Do Diesel Exhaust Brake Systems Work?

Ever wondered how diesel exhaust brake systems work? Click here to read our complete guide.
28 Apr, 2020
21 Answers to Your Critical Questions on Social Media

21 Answers to Your Critical Questions on Social Media

Is UTI worth it? How much does it cost to go to UTI? Where is UTI located? Click here to find answers to these questions and more.
24 Apr, 2020
NASCAR Tech Grads Help Keep Vehicles on the Road During COVID-19

NASCAR Tech Grads Help Keep Vehicles on the Road During COVID-19

Find out how a team of NASCAR Tech grads are helping to keep cars on the road during the COVID-19 crisis.
21 Apr, 2020
UTI Instructors Step Up to Make PPE for Local Hospitals

UTI Instructors Step Up to Make PPE for Local Hospitals

Learn how a group of UTI instructors stepped up to create personal protective equipment (PPE) for hospitals during the COVID-19 crisis.

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