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If you're looking for a trade school in central Arizona, look no further than Universal Technical Institute in Avondale. Training programs include Automotive, Diesel, Welding, HVACR* and Airframe & Powerplant aviation training. Our Motorcycle Mechanics Institute campus offers students the foundational training needed by technicians to work on motorcycles, ATVs, side-by-sides, snowmobiles and personal watercraft.

*HVACR Technician program coming to UTI Avondale pending regulatory approval.

If you’re looking for automotive schools in Arizona, look no further than UTI. In the Automotive Technology program at the Avondale campus, you’ll learn everything from simple engine systems to power and performance machines. As a student, you’ll have the chance to get hands-on training in the lab, working with some of the same tools and technology used by technicians in the field today.

Do you dream of working on powerful engines and equipment? You’ll feel right at home in our Diesel Technology program at UTI Avondale. In this 45-week program, you’ll learn the basics of truck brakes and chassis, preventive maintenance, diesel engines and much more. You’ll learn from passionate, experienced instructors who will equip you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to succeed as a diesel technician.

In UTI’s Welding Technology program, you can complete your training in less than 9 months. As a welding student at our Avondale campus, you’ll train in the welding lab using cutting-edge tools and technology, including VRTEX® virtual welders. Developed in conjunction with Lincoln Electric, our curriculum will teach you 4 different welding processes in order to become a combination welder.

Dream of working on aircraft? The Airframe & Powerplant Technician program can get you ready for a career in just 18 months. This program gives you hands-on experience with the tools and technology used by technicians in the field today. Along the way, you’ll learn about topics like aircraft troubleshooting, hydraulics and pneumatics, powerplant lubrication systems and more. And when you graduate, you’ll be eligible to apply and test for the Airframe and Powerplant FAA certification.79


The heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) trade school in Arizona is designed to get you career-ready for an in-demand industry. The program covers everything from vent system selection and installation to air handling and hydronics and duct fabrication.

Program coming to UTI Avondale pending regulatory approval.

Courses in the HVACR program cover everything from vent system selection and installation to air handling and hydronics, duct fabrication, and more.


Motorcycle enthusiasts travel from around the country to train at Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI). At MMI Phoenix, you can enjoy sunny weather year-round as you prepare for an exciting career in the motorcycle industry. Your core program will walk you through key components of motorcycle technology, and from there, you can choose to complete manufacturer-specific training that aligns with your future goals.



Here are some of the places students enjoy spending their time away from campus:

Goodyear Ballpark: Just one of the 10 MLB Spring Training facilities in the Valley of Sun. The Cactus League hosts 15 different MLB teams, making the Phoenix metropolitan area one of the greatest areas for professional baseball.

Camelback Mountain: The iconic Camelback Mountain is just one of many great hiking areas throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area. Named after its striking resemblance to the head and humps of a camel, this mountain holds two hiking trails: Cholla Trail and Echo Canyon Trail.

State Farm Stadium: Home to the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals. This stadium also hosts many other events, like concerts, MonsterJam and Supercross.

Phoenix Raceway: Phoenix’s home for NASCAR races and many other motorsports events.



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