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Automotive Technology students get hands-on training in a lab at UTI Exton.
Automotive Mechanic School Near Philadelphia
Hands-on automotive technician training in Exton, Pennsylvania.

Hands-On Labs Now Open at UTI Exton

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TRAIN FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE CAREER AT UTI

With total auto technician employment expected to exceed 705,000 by 2030,47 it’s a great time to get trained for an entry-level career in the industry. Universal Technical Institute’s campus in Exton, Pennsylvania, is close to Philadelphia and features an Automotive Technology program that helps provide hands-on experience and education to the next generation of technicians.

51 weeks Program length7
178,000 Square feet of campus area
55 Number of classrooms & labs on campus

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Students in the Automotive Technology program at UTI Exton get the opportunity to train on a range of vehicle models.

Students in the Automotive Technology program get the opportunity to make repairs and perform maintenance on a range of vehicle models. Throughout the course, they gain industry-related experience that can be applied to careers once they graduate.1

Students also get a look at what training is like in the field thanks to the blended learning model that UTI follows. This method combines online instructor-led training with hands-on lab application, and it also offers students more flexibility with their schedules.

AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

Students in the Automotive Technology program gain foundational training they can build upon week after week, meaning all skill levels are welcome. Courses include:

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

HEAR FROM A UTI EXTON AUTOMOTIVE INSTRUCTOR

 

UTI Exton Automotive program instructor Tom Brown’s family history with racing gave him a passion for the industry that he brings to teaching every day. He talks about the value of the relationships he has with students in this video.

AUTOMOTIVE DIPLOMA NEAR PHILADELPHIA

There are different kinds of graduation documents that can be presented to potential employers once students have completed their training. These documents can help showcase their skills and experience.

Graduates of the Automotive Technology program at UTI Exton earn diplomas. Students also graduate prepared to take exams needed to earn ASE certifications, and training can be substituted for one of the two years of work experience required to become ASE certified.

SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS

UTI’s Exton campus offers Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training (MSAT) programs that give students the opportunity to gain additional experience and training with specific automotive manufacturers. They are the 15-week Ford Accelerated Credential Training program (FACT) and the 12-week BMW FastTrack program.

Ford logo representing the specialized training program at Universal Technical Institute
Lincoln logo representing the specialized training program at Universal Technical Institute
BMW

BMW FastTrack program scheduled to begin in 2022.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates from UTI Exton gain the experience needed for entry-level careers in the industry. After spending time in the industry and expanding their skill sets, they have the potential to explore other career paths, including:

You can check out our career guide to learn more about potential career paths for automotive grads.

68,000+ Estimated average annual automotive job openings in the U.S.41
$44,150 Median annual salary* for auto technicians in the Philadelphia area25


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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

UTI’s Exton campus is located close to Philadelphia and within driving distance of Dover Motor Speedway in Delaware.

UTI exton campus location on google maps

CAMPUS LOCATION

750 Pennsylvania Drive
   Exton, Pennsylvania 19341

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
M-F | 8:30am & 2pm By Appointment Only


610-458-5595 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
866-246-3072 |  Financial Aid
877-884-3986 |  Student Services
610-646-8654 |  Career Services

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EXPERIENCE THE CAMPUS

Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday so you can check out UTI Exton’s classrooms and labs and get your questions answered. Schedule one below!

UPCOMING EVENTS

UTI offers in-person and virtual events throughout the year so you can get up to speed on what’s happening. Check out our events calendar below!

GET TRAINED FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE CAREER

The education and experience students receive from the Automotive Technology program at UTI Exton can help prepare them for entry-level careers in the industry. Take the first step toward an exciting future by enrolling today. Use the link below to connect with an Admissions Representative who can help you get started!