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TRAIN AT UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
IN AVONDALE, ARIZONA

At our 248,000-square-foot Avondale campus you’ll gain hands-on real practice experience on everything from advanced diagnosis to undercar maintenance. If you're into horsepower, the Roush Yates Power & Performance lab is where you'll find the excitement of tearing down and rebuilding engines. There's also a dedicated diesel lab featuring a full line of state-of-the-industry trucks and equipment where you'll gain big knowledge on the big rigs.

4 programs Number of core programs offered
7 specialties Number of specialized training programs offered
248,000 sq. ft. Square feet of campus area including classrooms and labs
38 labs Number of training labs

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CORE PROGRAMS OFFERED

Core programs let you build a framework for your chosen industry. Whether it’s repairing domestic and foreign cars, working on big fleet trucks, or learning how to become a welder, these classes give you the base knowledge you need to prepare for a career as a technician.

Automotive Mechanic Training in Avondale, AZ

In the 51-week Automotive Technology program, you’ll learn everything from vehicle electronic technology and suspension systems to diagnostics and drivability. As a student at the Avondale campus, you’ll get hands-on experience training in our lab, working with some of the same tools and technology used by technicians in the field. Upon graduation, you’ll earn an associate’s degree and will be well prepared to complete examinations to become ASE certified.

Diesel Mechanic Training in Avondale, AZ

The Avondale campus also offers the Diesel Technology program, which can be completed in just 45 weeks. Your coursework will cover truck brake systems and chassis, engine service and repair, diesel hydraulic systems and so much more. Graduates of this program earn either a diploma or associate’s degree, depending on their chosen specialty, and will also be prepared to complete ASE examinations.

Welding Training in Avondale, AZ

Welding can be an incredibly rewarding career for those who love working with their hands and expressing their creativity. Students at UTI Avondale can choose to take the 36-week Welding Technology training program, which teaches four different welding techniques. Upon completion of the program, you’ll earn a diploma and will be prepared to test for welding certifications from organizations such as the American Welding Society.

CORE PROGRAMS START EVERY THREE TO SIX WEEKS

Morning, Afternoon and Evening Classes Offered

SPECIALIZED TRAINING PROGRAMS OFFERED AT
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (UTI) AVONDALE

Once you complete your core classes, take our specialized training programs to gain the skills manufacturers demand.

EARN YOUR CERTIFICATIONS AT
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (UTI) AVONDALE

Take a look at what you can earn as a graduate from our Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Avondale, Arizona campus.

START YOUR ASE CERTIFICATION

A graduate of UTI’s programs accredited by the ASE Education Foundation can substitute his or her training for one year of work experience toward ASE’s two-year work requirement.

GET YOUR ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Avondale awards Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degrees to Automotive Technology II and Automotive/Diesel Technology II graduates. All other graduates receive diplomas.

UTI AVONDALE CAMPUS LOCATION

Our Avondale campus is in one of Phoenix’s fastest growing suburbs near Phoenix Raceway, so you’ll be right in the middle of all the action. Campus tours daily.

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AUTOMOTIVE, DIESEL, & WELDING CAMPUS LOCATION

10695 West Pierce Street
   Avondale, AZ 85323

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
M-F | 10am & 2:30pm | Campus Tours


623-245-4600 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
866-224-8162 |  Financial Aid
800-859-1202 |  Student Services
623-245-4663 |  Employment Services

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TAKE A TOUR OF OUR CAMPUS

As you take a look at our campus, you’ll see all of our training areas are outfitted with state-of-the-industry technology, vehicles and equipment to ensure students get the relevant skills they need to be ready to transition into a real-world working environment once they graduate.

HELPING YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY

At Universal Technical Institute, our priority is making sure our students have everything they need to realize their goals. Here’s how we strive to give you the support you need to succeed.

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HOUSING ASSISTANCE

We team with Collegiate Housing Services to help students who are relocating find affordable shared or individual housing near campus. Contact Housing Services for more information.

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EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

UTI has local employment specialists at each campus to assist you with your search for a part-time job that helps you cover living expenses while you attend school.1 Contact Employment Services for more information.

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FINANCIAL AID

We work with you to find scholarships, grants and other financial assistance in order to get qualified students started on their training faster. Contact our Financial Aid department for more information.10

UPCOMING EVENTS

THE TIME IS NOW

THE TIME IS NOW


Live | Online, Event

IN-DEMAND OPPORTUNITIES FOR SKILLED WELDERS
Live from Universal Technical Institute's Welding Lab

During this 30-minute virtual event, you will learn:

  • What type of education and skills you’ll need to succeed
  • Information about a curriculum created with Lincoln Electric
  • What you need to do now to prepare for a new career
    and much more!

EVENT TIME:

5:30 - 6:00 pm (PDT)
6:30 - 7:00 pm (MDT)
7:30 - 8:00 pm (CDT)
8:30 - 9:00 pm (EDT)

PREPARE FOR A CAREER YOU LOVE. FASTER.

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