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TRAIN AT UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE IN LISLE

At our Lisle campus, we prepare students for a career in the transportation and welding industries26. In our Automotive Technology program, you’ll learn everything from brakes, undercar, and advanced diagnostics, to vehicle power and performance for foreign and domestic vehicles.

As part of our Diesel Technology program, our dedicated diesel lab features a full line of trucks and equipment. Our Welding Technology program prepares students with the skills they need to learn to weld and pursue a career as a welder.

3 programs* Number of core programs

*Welding program scheduled to begin winter 2021.

5 specialties Number of specialized training programs
187,000 sq. ft. Square feet of campus area (including classrooms and labs)
41 classrooms On campus
20 labs Number of training labs

CORE PROGRAMS OFFERED

Core programs build your knowledge from the ground up. Whether you choose to train on cars, heavy-duty engines, or welding technology, UTI’s training gives you the knowledge you need to prepare for your career.

*Welding program scheduled to begin winter 2021.

Automotive Mechanic Training Near Chicago, IL

If working on cars for a living sounds like an exciting career to you, consider enrolling in the Automotive Technology program at UTI Lisle, which is about a half-hour drive from Chicago. In just 51 weeks, you’ll learn everything from simple engine systems to complex electronic systems and technology. As a graduate from the Lisle campus, you’ll earn a diploma and will be well prepared to test to become ASE certified.

Diesel Mechanic Training Near Chicago, IL

UTI Lisle also offers the 45-week Diesel Technology program, where you’ll learn how to diagnose, repair, and replace like a true big engine professional. Your coursework will cover a wide variety of topics, from engine service and repair to hydraulic and electronic systems. Upon completion of the program, you’ll earn a diploma and will be prepared to complete ASE examinations.

Welding Training Near Chicago, IL

With UTI’s Welding Technology training program, you can train for the industry in less than nine months. Developed in conjunction with Lincoln Electric, your courses will cover everything from welding safety guidelines to pipe welding and various types of welding techniques. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to test for welding certifications from organizations such as the American Welding Society.

CORE PROGRAMS START EVERY THREE WEEKS

SPECIALTY TRAINING PROGRAMS OFFERED

Once you complete your core classes, take one of our Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training programs to gain the certifications and skills that will prepare you for a career as an automotive or diesel technician. Programs include Ford FACT, Toyota TPAT and Daimler Trucks Finish First.11 Additionally, UTI offers the International ITEP and Peterbilt PTI manufacturer-paid programs.15

EARN YOUR EDUCATION HERE

Take a look at the credentials you can earn as a graduate from one of the programs at our UTI Lisle campus.

Start Your ASE Certification

A graduate of UTI’s automotive and diesel NATEF-accredited programs can substitute his or her training for one year of work experience toward ASE’s two-year work requirement.

Diplomas Awarded

All graduates receive diplomas.

UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (UTI) LISLE CAMPUS LOCATION

Our trade school campus offers easy access from major highways. It's also within driving distance to all that Chicago has to offer, including Chicagoland Speedway, music venues, sports and other attractions.

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CAMPUS LOCATION

2611 Corporate West Drive
   Lisle, IL 60532

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
M-F | 11am & 2pm & 6pm | Campus Tours


630-529-2662 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
866-246-2111 |  Financial Aid
800-441-4248 |  Student Services
630-529-2662 |  Employment Services

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TAKE A TOUR OF THE CAMPUS

Our state-of-the-industry campus includes over 80,000 square feet of lab space, the ideal setup for hands-on training. Why not take a tour? We're available Monday through Friday.

HELPING YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY

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

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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

MMI Marine 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

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