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Diesel students train in a lab at UTI Rancho Cucamonga.
Diesel Mechanic School Near Los Angeles
Diesel technician training at UTI’s campus in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

Hands-On Labs Now Open at UTI Rancho Cucamonga

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TRAIN FOR A DIESEL CAREER AT UTI

You can get the experience and education needed to work on diesel-powered vehicles and machines in as little as 45 weeks7 when you enroll in Universal Technical Institute’s Diesel Technology program.

There are big names in the diesel industry, and they look to UTI grads when hiring for jobs.1 The training provided at UTI’s campus in Rancho Cucamonga, California, can help you when entering the workforce. Located close to Los Angeles, it’s a great place to start.

45 weeks Program length
147,227 Square feet of campus area
56 Number of classrooms & labs on campus

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

A student gets hands-on training in a Diesel Technology lab at UTI Rancho Cucamonga.

Students in the Diesel Technology program at UTI Rancho Cucamonga are trained to repair and maintain both heavy-equipment systems and commercial vehicles. Starting from the ground up, students gain knowledge and skills that can be applied to careers in the industry.

The Diesel program follows UTI’s blended learning model, which combines online instructor-led training with hands-on application in the lab.

DIESEL SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

Students are given the foundational knowledge needed to enter the diesel industry, with in-demand skills being taught in every class during the program. The courses covered in the Diesel Technology program include:

  • Diesel Engines Service & Repair
  • Diesel Truck Manual Transmissions
  • Diesel Truck Brake Systems & Chassis
  • Diesel Truck Steering & Suspension Systems
  • Diesel Hydraulic Systems
  • Automotive Climate Control Systems and Repair
  • Vehicle Electronic Systems and Technology
  • Diesel Truck Transport Refrigeration
  • Diesel Truck Preventative Maintenance

TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF UTI RANCHO CUCAMONGA

 

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the labs and classrooms at UTI Rancho Cucamonga, which is located about 40 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

DIESEL DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS NEAR LOS ANGELES

Graduates of the Diesel Technology program at the Rancho Cucamonga campus earn diplomas. Students who choose to take the Automotive & Diesel Technology program can earn Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degrees.

Graduates are also prepared to take tests required for ASE certifications. Training completed at UTI can be substituted for one of two years of the work experience needed to become ASE certified.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

While the Diesel program offered at UTI Rancho Cucamonga is designed to help prepare students for entry-level roles in the industry, there is the potential for more opportunities after gaining skills and experience. Potential career paths could include:

Read our career guide here to learn more about some of the different paths in the diesel industry.

28,000+ Estimated average annual diesel job openings in the U.S.43
$62,410 Median annual salary* for diesel technicians in the Los Angeles area29


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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

There is plenty to do around the UTI Rancho Cucamonga campus, from trips to the beach to the Rancho Cucamonga Epicenter, which hosts classic car shows and sporting events.

UTI Rancho campus location on google maps

CAMPUS LOCATION

9494 Haven Avenue
   Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
M-F | 10:30am & 3:30pm | Campus Tours


909-484-1929 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
866-246-2151 |  Financial Aid
888-692-7800 |  Student Services
909-510-6440 |  Career Services

* If you wish to post a job please click here.

TOUR THE CAMPUS

Schedule a campus tour Monday through Friday to get a closer look at the classrooms and labs at the UTI Rancho Cucamonga campus!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Several events take place throughout the year to get you involved with UTI — both in-person and virtually! Check out the calendar below!

GET TRAINED FOR THE DIESEL INDUSTRY

Want to work with your hands in a growing industry? Training at UTI Rancho Cucamonga can help prepare you for an entry-level career in the diesel industry doing something you’re passionate about. Click the link below to connect with an Admissions Representative who can help you take the first step!