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A student trains in an Automotive Technology lab at NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, North Carolina.

Automotive Mechanic School Near Charlotte

Auto technician training near Charlotte.

Hands-On Labs Now Open at NASCAR Tech

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TRAIN FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE CAREER AT NASCAR TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

NASCAR Technical Institute, part of UTI’s family of schools, has been training technicians since 2002. What’s unique about this campus is that it’s the exclusive educational provider for NASCAR and the only campus in the United States to offer NASCAR-endorsed training.24 If you’re looking for automotive training near Charlotte, North Carolina, NASCAR Tech is a great choice.

48 weeks Program length7
2002 Year campus opened
3 weeks Frequency of class start dates

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Students train in an Automotive Technology lab at NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, North Carolina.

NASCAR Tech’s Automotive Technology program is designed to help prepare students for entry-level roles in the auto industry.1 Students gain a foundation of knowledge and skills they can build on as they advance in their careers.

Throughout the course of 48 weeks, students complete both online instructor-led training with hands-on application in the lab, which is part of UTI’s blended learning model. This can help prepare them for the type of training technicians receive in the field today.

AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

Automotive students at NASCAR Tech take a variety of courses, including:

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

GO BEHIND THE SCENES

 

Are you curious about what the NASCAR Technical Institute campus is like? Check out this virtual tour.

AUTOMOTIVE DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS NEAR CHARLOTTE

Graduates of the Automotive Technology program at NASCAR Tech earn diplomas as symbols of their training. They’re also prepared to go on to test for ASE certifications, which are highly valued by the industry. They can even substitute their training for one of the two years of work experience required to become ASE certified.

SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS

NASCAR Tech offers specialized training programs in addition to the core Automotive Technology program. These include the 15-week NASCAR elective. Click on the brand you’re interested in to learn more:

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Lincoln logo representing the specialized training program at Universal Technical Institute
Nascar Technical Institute
AlfaRomero
Dodge Ram
Chrysler
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Dodge logo representing the specialized training program at Universal Technical Institute

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

The automotive training offered at NASCAR Tech is designed to prepare students for entry-level roles in the field. However, as graduates advance in the industry they may be able to pursue other positions, including:

Want to learn more? Check out our automotive career guide.

68,000+ Estimated average annual automotive job openings in the U.S.41
$47,050 Median annual salary* for auto technicians in the Charlotte area25


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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

Located in Mooresville, which is known as Race City USA, NASCAR Tech is surrounded by a variety of fun things to do and see. From races to indoor go-kart racing to museums, there are plenty of attractions to check out when you’re not in class.

UTI Mooresville campus location on google maps

CAMPUS LOCATION

220 Byers Creek Road
   Mooresville, NC 28117

M-F | 9am & 2pm | Campus Tours


704-658-1950 | Campus
877-201-2597 | Admissions
866-416-2722 |  Financial Aid
866-316-2722 |  Student Services
704-658-2146 |  Employment Services

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

TOUR THE CAMPUS

NASCAR Tech hosts guided tours Monday through Friday. This is a great way to see whether training here is the right choice for you! Just click the link below to reserve a time.

UPCOMING EVENTS

NASCAR Tech and UTI put on a variety of events throughout the year. Check out our events calendar to learn more.

A NEW CAREER MIGHT BE CLOSER THAN YOU THINK

With NASCAR Tech’s 48-week Automotive program and classes starting every 3 weeks, a career in the automotive industry might be closer than you think. If you’re interested in learning more, request information today.