AUTO MECHANIC SCHOOL NEAR COSTA MESA, CA

AUTO MECHANIC SCHOOL NEAR COSTA MESA, CA

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Still searching “automotive schools near me”? Universal Technical Institute (UTI) is an auto mechanic school near Costa Mesa, CA, where students can learn the fundamentals of automotive service and repair in less than one year!7

AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING NEAR COSTA MESA, CA

UTI’s Long Beach, CA, auto mechanic school is a 21 mile drive from Costa Mesa, CA, and offers auto mechanic training that equips students with the in-demand skills employers may value in entry-level candidates.1

The 51-week program helps student get career-ready through a combination of online instruction and hands-on application — both developed and led by industry professionals who foster a structured yet supportive and fun learning environment!7

Our blended learning model mirrors training in the professional world to better prepare students for the journey they may pursue following graduation.18

Throughout the program, students gain relevant hands-on experience that they can substitute for one of the two years required to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exam after graduation! They can also graduate confident that the foundational knowledge they’ve built at UTI has prepared them for the test.

MECHANIC SCHOOL COURSES OFFERED

Once students complete the following automotive school courses they receive an Associate of Occupational Studies degree.

  • Automotive Engines Service & Repair
  • Professional Automotive Service Writing
  • Automotive Powertrains & Transmissions
  • Vehicle Steering and Suspension Service and Repair
  • Vehicle Brake Systems
  • Vehicle Electronic Systems and Technology
  • Automotive Climate Control Systems and Repair
  • Automotive Power/Performance & Emissions Repair
  • Advanced Technology/Hybrid & Service Advising

AUTO MECHANIC SCHOOL SPECIALIZED TRAINING

Our 12-week specialized training program teaches eligible auto school students to service various BMW automobiles, helping them sharpen their skillset through courses surrounding workshop, electrical, chassis and drivetrain technology.8 Students of the BMW FastTrack Program can also earn seven factory credentials.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES NEAR COSTA MESA, CA

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual salary for automotive service technicians and mechanics in the U.S. was $47,770 in May 2023.25 This means half of the automotive technicians earned more and half earned less. Keep in mind that salary depends on several factors, including experience, employer, demand and cost of living in the area.

The state of California also flaunted the country's highest employment level of auto techs in May 2021!

AUTO MECHANIC JOBS NEAR COSTA MESA, CA

The automotive training at UTI Long Beach prepares students to pursue entry-level roles. These roles may be as:

  • Automotive technicians typically work at service and repair shops, performing maintenance, diagnostic, and repair work.
  • Service writers act as a liaison between clients and techs by creating work orders based on the customer’s request and their professional knowledge.
  • Parts Technicians handle inventory, address warranty issues, and assist technicians in locating and pricing parts.

Most of our automotive school grads start out working as entry-level technicians or in other entry-level roles. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work.77 Learn more about advanced positions on our automotive careers page!

While the roles mentioned are popular career paths to pursue, their availability can vary by city. That’s where UTI’s Career Services team comes in – they can help graduates seek out automotive technician opportunities in Southern California that align with their interests and experience.

DIRECTIONS FROM COSTA MESA, CA, TO UTI LONG BEACH

locations Schedule a tour and head our way! Here’s how to get here:

  1. Get on CA-55 N/State Rte 55 N. (0.7 miles)
    1. Head east on Fair Dr. (0.5 miles)
    2. Turn left onto Newport Blvd. (325 feet)
    3. Take a slight left onto CA-55 N/State Rte 55 N. (0.2 miles)
  2. Take I-405 N to CA-19 N/N Lakewood Blvd in Long Beach. Take Exit 27 from I-405 N. (19.2 miles)
    1. Merge onto CA-55 N/State Rte 55 N. (0.2 miles)
    2. Use the right two lanes to take Exit 5A-B to merge onto CA-73 N toward I-405 N. (1.6 miles)
    3. Use the left three lanes to take Exit 18A to merge onto I-405 N toward Long Beach. (17 miles)
    4. Use the right two lanes to take Exit 27 for CA-19 S/Lakewood Blvd toward Long Beach Airport. (0.2 miles)
    5. Keep right at the fork, and follow the signs for CA-19 N/Lakewood Blvd N/Long Beach Airport/L.B City College/Devry University and merge onto CA-19 N/N Lakewood Blvd. (0.2 miles)
  3. Continue on CA-19N/N Lakewood Blvd to our campus. (1.6 miles)
    1. Merge onto CA-19 N/N Lakewood Blvd. (1.3 miles)
    2. Turn left onto E Contant St. (0.2 miles)
    3. Turn right onto Worsham Ave. (213 feet)
    4. Take the first right. (79 feet)
    5. Turn left and UTI will be to the right. (66 feet)

UTI LONG BEACH CAMPUS LOCATION

4175 East Conant Street
    Long Beach, CA 90808

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
Campus Tours
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      W | 10 am & 2 pm
      F&SAT | 10am & 1pm




562-541-7000 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
844-308-8840 | Financial Aid
844-308-8838 |  Student Services
562-541-7058 |  Career Services

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OTHER PROGRAMS OFFERED AT UTI LONG BEACH

Diesel Technician Training

Students of the diesel technician program spend 45 weeks servicing various types of diesel engines.7 Course topics include Engines Service & Repair, Diesel Truck Brake Systems & Chassis, Vehicle Electronic Systems and Technology and more! Graduates receive a diploma, as well as the knowledge needed to test for ASE certification!

Collision Repair and Refinish Technician Training

Long Beach collision repair students can choose from two programs, ranging in length from 51 to 54 weeks — Collision Repair and Refinish Technology or Collision Repair and Refinish Technology + Estimating. Both were created with help from industry-leading brands like I-CAR, Axalta, and 3M. Graduates can earn a diploma and I-CAR credentials!

Welding Technician Training

The 36-week hands-on welding training program teaches students four welding processes, safety standards, different welding positions and more! Graduates receive a diploma and can begin pursuing entry-level positions as welders, fabricators and fitters.1

Airframe and Powerplant Technician Training

The airframe and powerplant program teaches students to perform routine maintenance on various aircraft through courses on reciprocating and turbine engines, navigation and communication systems, basic electricity and more!79 At the end of 18 months, graduates receive a diploma verifying their training.

STUDENT SERVICES

UTI’s auto mechanic school offers more than just industry-aligned education. Our student services team aims to support students at every corner.

Housing Assistance

Relocating to Long Beach? Contact our Housing Assistance team. They collaboratewith Collegiate Housing Services, who can help match you with roommates,solidify rental terms that work for you or locate nearby independent housing.

Career Services

UTI’s career service specialists help students look for flexible, part-time work that can help cover some of their living expenses. They also assist graduates in looking for potential career opportunities!1

Financial Aid

Our Financial Aid department helps qualified students look for scholarships, grants and other forms of aid.10

ATTEND AUTO MECHANIC SCHOOL NEAR COSTA MESA, CA

The automotive training program at Long Beach can prepare you for an exciting career! Ready to talk to an Admissions Representative? Hit the link below.