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Looking for an automotive mechanic school in Orlando? Learn about training opportunities at UTI’s campus in Orlando, Florida.

Automotive Mechanic School in Orlando

Auto technician training in less than a year.7

Hands-On Labs Now Open at UTI Orlando

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TRAIN FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE CAREER AT UTI ORLANDO

More than 7 million automobiles were registered in the state of Florida in 2019. This made it the third highest state, only behind Texas and California. With so many vehicles on the road, Florida has a need for skilled automotive technicians. At UTI’s Orlando campus, you can train to become a tech in less than a year.

51 weeks Program length
3 weeks Frequency of class start dates
156,000 Square feet of campus area
15 labs Number of labs on campus

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Looking for an automotive mechanic school in Orlando? Learn about training opportunities at UTI’s campus in Orlando, Florida.

In the Automotive Technology program at our Orlando campus, you can gain the skills and industry connections needed to help pursue a career in the automotive industry. This 51-week training program starts with core concepts and builds your knowledge from there, so no prior experience is required.

Our Orlando campus follows a blended learning model, which incorporates a combination of online instructor-led training with hands-on work in the lab. Not only can this provide more flexibility to you as a student, it could prepare you for the type of training technicians complete out in the field.

AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

Students in the Automotive program learn to diagnose malfunctions in automotive mechanical and electrical systems and make necessary repairs and replacements. To stay current with the industry, they also train on hybrid and alternative-fuel vehicles.

Here’s a quick look at some course topics included in the program:

  • Introduction to Engines
  • Introduction to Powertrains
  • Undercar Systems
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Power & Performance I, II & III
  • Braking Systems
  • Steering and Suspension Systems
  • Manual & Automatic Transmissions
  • Drivability
  • Advanced Technology/Hybrid & Service Advising

MEET A UTI ORLANDO INSTRUCTOR

 

Meet David Watkins, an Automotive instructor at UTI Orlando. For him, helping his students realize their potential and seeing what they can do is the most rewarding thing about teaching.

AUTOMOTIVE DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS IN ORLANDO

When choosing a school, it’s important to consider the graduation documentation you’ll earn upon completing a program. This documentation serves as a symbol of your training and may help in qualifying you for career opportunities.

As a graduate of the Automotive Technology program at the Orlando campus, you’ll earn an Occupational Associate Degree (OAD). Additionally, you’ll be prepared to take the exams required to earn ASE certifications, which are highly valued in the industry. Your training will also substitute for one of the two years of work experience required to become ASE certified.

BMW FastTrack program scheduled to begin early 2022.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

Completing an automotive training program prepares graduates to pursue a variety of career opportunities. As they gain experience, they may be able to take on different roles, including:

  • Parts Technician
  • Fleet Technician
  • Service Writer
  • Service Manager
  • Shop Owner

Check out our automotive career guide to learn more about potential career paths.

68,000+ Estimated average annual automotive job openings in the U.S.41
$43,860 Median annual salary* for auto technicians in Florida25


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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

The Orlando campus is located near exciting attractions like Universal Studios Florida, Walt Disney World Resort and Daytona Beach. This is a great place to call home while you complete your automotive training!

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AUTOMOTIVE & DIESEL CAMPUS LOCATION

2202 West Taft Vineland Road
   Orlando, FL 32837

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
M-F | 10am, 1:30pm & 3pm | Campus Tours


407-240-2422 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
866-247-1928 |  Financial Aid
800-342-9253 |  Student Services
321-281-9740 |  Employment Services

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SCHEDULE A CAMPUS TOUR

UTI Orlando hosts guided tours Monday through Friday, so you can come see the campus for yourself! This is a great way to learn whether training here is the right choice for you.

UPCOMING EVENTS

UTI hosts virtual and in-person events throughout the year. Click the link below to view a schedule of what’s coming up!

PREPARE TO HELP MEET THE DEMAND FOR AUTO TECHS

If you’re ready to learn in-demand skills to prepare for a career in the automotive industry, now’s the time. Click the link below to get more information and connect with an Admissions Representative who can help you get started on enrolling.