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At our campus in Lisle, Illinois, we prepare students for a career in the transportation and welding industries.1 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.
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 can give you the knowledge you need to prepare for a career.
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 27 miles from downtown 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 earn a diploma and are prepared to test to become ASE certified.
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 earn a diploma and are prepared to complete ASE examinations.
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 cover everything from welding safety guidelines to pipe welding and various types of welding processes. Upon graduation, students earn diplomas and are prepared to test for welding certifications.
Once you complete your core classes, you could take one of our Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training programs to gain the certifications and skills to help 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 Fendt Technician Academy and Peterbilt PTI manufacturer-paid programs.15
Take a look at the credentials you can earn as a graduate from some of the programs at our UTI Lisle campus.
A graduate of UTI’s Automotive and Diesel programs accredited by the ASE Education Foundation can substitute his or her training for one year of work experience toward ASE’s two-year work requirement.
All graduates receive diplomas.
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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Our state-of-the-industry Lisle facility includes over 107,000 square feet of campus area, the ideal setup for hands-on training. Why not take a tour? We’re available Monday through Friday.