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Learn about automotive mechanic school at UTI’s Long Beach campus and how you can train for a career as an auto technician.
Automotive Mechanic Vocational School in Long Beach, CA
Auto technician training right here in Long Beach.

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TRAIN FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE CAREER AT UTI LONG BEACH

California is the most populous state in the U.S., and its roads have a consistent flow of traffic. There are millions of cars on the road, all of which need maintenance and repair. This makes the state a great place to live if you’re considering a career in the automotive industry. In less than a year, you can get trained as a skilled auto technician at our Long Beach campus.7

51 weeks Program length
3 to 6 weeks Frequency of class start dates

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Learn about automotive mechanic school at UTI’s Long Beach campus and how you can train for a career as an auto technician.

The Automotive Technology program at Universal Technical Institute is designed to get you career-ready in just 51 weeks,1 building your knowledge from the ground up. Whether you’ve grown up tinkering on cars or are brand new to the industry, this program can help equip you with the skills you need to feel confident when pursuing a career in the field.

At the Long Beach campus, you’ll follow UTI’s blended learning model, which incorporates a mix of online instructor-led training with hands-on application. This can give you more flexibility while you complete your program, and it also aligns with the type of training techs complete in the industry.

AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

Students in the Automotive program gain a variety of skills that can be built on throughout the course of their careers. Course topics in the program include:

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

MEET A UTI LONG BEACH AUTO INSTRUCTOR

 

Meet Ethan Cline, an Automotive instructor at the Long Beach campus. As a UTI grad himself, he has a passion for the industry and enjoys passing his knowledge to the next generation.

AUTOMOTIVE DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS IN LONG BEACH

When researching any type of training, it’s important to know the graduation documents you’ll earn upon completion of the program. This documentation is something prospective employers could take into consideration when making hiring decisions.

As an Automotive graduate from the Long Beach campus, you’ll earn an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degree.

Additionally, students who complete UTI’s Automotive training are prepared to test for ASE certifications, which are highly valued by the industry. Their training can also substitute for one of the two years of work experience required to become ASE certified.

SPECIALIZED PROGRAM

UTI Long Beach offers the BMW FastTrack Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training (MSAT) program. This 12-week program gives students the opportunity to gain skills specific to working with BMW’s lineup of vehicles. Upon completion of the program, they earn seven factory credentials.

BMW

BMW FastTrack program scheduled to begin in 2022.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

Within the automotive industry, there are many different routes a skilled technician can take as they advance during their career. Some of these include:

To learn more about these careers and others, read our career guide.

68,000+ Estimated average annual automotive job openings in the U.S.41
$49,760 Median annual salary* for auto technicians in the Long Beach area25


*Not entry-level and is dependent on factors like experience, location, and employer compensation.

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

Long Beach offers a variety of things to see and do, making it a great place to call home while you train. The campus is located near exciting attractions like Knott’s Berry Farm, the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame and, of course, the beautiful California coastline. UTI Long Beach is also close to several freeways, making it easy to navigate to and from.

UTI Long Beach campus location on google maps

CAMPUS LOCATION

4175 East Conant Street
   Long Beach, CA 90808

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


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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GET A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE CAMPUS

UTI Long Beach hosts guided tours Monday through Friday, where you can experience what it’s like to be on campus. You’ll meet our staff, see our labs in action and of have the chance to get answers to your questions about UTI.

UPCOMING EVENTS

UTI hosts a variety of different events, both in-person and virtual. Check out our events calendar to see what we have coming up!

START TRAINING FOR A CAREER

Classes at UTI start every 3 to 6 weeks, so there’s no waiting for next semester. If you’re ready to start your journey, request information to connect with an Admissions Representative today. We’re here to support you and help you pursue your dream career!