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Trade & Vocational Mechanic School Philadelphia | UTI

TRAIN AT UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE IN EXTON, PA

At our Exton trade school campus, our labs feature state-of-the-industry equipment that gives students the hands-on experience necessary to prepare for the shop environment. This campus also features a Roush Yates Power & Performance lab, where you’ll learn to tear down and rebuild engines. It also has a dedicated diesel lab featuring a full line of trucks and equipment.

3 programs Number of core programs
3 specialties Number of specialized training programs


*BMW FastTrack program scheduled to begin in 2022.

AST Degree Now Available For graduates of certain program combinations40
178,000 sq. ft. Square feet of campus area including classrooms and labs
55 Number of classrooms & labs on campus
2004 Year campus opened

CORE PROGRAMS AT UTI EXTON

UTI Exton’s Automotive, Diesel and Welding programs can help give you the foundation you need to pursue an entry-level career as a technician or combination welder.1

Automotive Mechanic Training Near Philadelphia, PA

In the Automotive Technology program at UTI Exton, which is about 35 miles northwest of Philadelphia, you’ll learn everything from simple engine systems to electronic systems and technology. As a graduate, you’ll earn a diploma and will be prepared to test for ASE certification.

Diesel Mechanic Training Near Philadelphia, PA

In the 45-week Diesel Technology program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of engine service and repair, brake systems and chassis, preventative maintenance, and much more. As a graduate from the Exton campus, you’ll earn a diploma and will be prepared to complete exams for ASE certification.

Welding Training Near Philadelphia, PA

With UTI’s Welding Technology Training program, you could 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.

CORE PROGRAMS START EVERY 3 TO 6 WEEKS

SPECIALIZED TRAINING PROGRAMS AT UTI EXTON

UTI Exton’s Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training (MSAT) programs equip graduates with the specialized knowledge leading manufacturers value.11

BMW FastTrack program scheduled to begin in 2022.

EARN YOUR EDUCATION HERE

See what credentials you can earn as a student at our UTI Exton campus.

START YOUR ASE CERTIFICATION

A graduate of UTI’s Automotive or 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.

DIPLOMAS & DEGREES

All graduates receive diplomas.

UTI Exton also offers an associate in specialized technology (AST) degree to graduates of the 75-week Automotive/Diesel & Industrial Technology program who also complete five general education online courses.40

UTI EXTON CAMPUS LOCATION

We’re within driving distance of Dover International Raceway in Delaware and many historic sites around Philadelphia.

UTI exton campus location on google maps

AUTOMOTIVE, DIESEL & WELDING CAMPUS LOCATION

750 Pennsylvania Drive
   Exton, Pennsylvania 19341

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


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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TAKE A TOUR OF OUR EXTON CAMPUS

Our UTI Exton campus runs annual events that give students the opportunity to meet with prospective employers. Book a tour to see the facilities for yourself.

HELPING YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY

At UTI, we care about our students. Here are just some of the ways we help.

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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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CAREER SERVICES

UTI has local Career Advisors at each campus to assist you with your search for a part-time job that could help you cover living expenses while you attend school.1 Contact Career 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 help qualified students with their expenses.10 Contact our Financial Aid department for more information.

Pennsylvania residents who attend the UTI Exton campus and had been in foster care may be eligible for Fostering Independence Through Education Act waivers after other financial aid opportunities are exhausted. For more information, please visit PHEAA.org/FosterEd. The point of contact at the Exton campus is Ted Groff, senior director of Financial Aid, tgroff@uti.edu

UPCOMING EVENTS

TRAINING FOR THE FUTURE YOU WANT

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is the classroom learning like?

    UTI follows a blended learning model, which includes a mix of online instructor-led training with hands-on application in the lab. This type of training is modeled after what’s used in the industry today and can provide more flexibility for students.

    UTI’s core programs follow this style, except for Welding and CNC Machining. These programs follow a hands-on learning model.

  • Are academic classes such as math, science or English required?

    While not separate classes, math and science aligned with the learning skills are incorporated into the course teachings, along with industry terminology that technicians need to succeed.

  • Are students required to have experience in order to attend?

    No, our curriculum does not require prior experience and is specifically designed to teach the skills necessary to pursue a career as a entry-level technician.

  • What certifications will I hold when I graduate?

    Graduates earn either a diploma or Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) degree, depending on the program and campus, with the possibility of additional certifications.

  • Can students work while attending UTI?

    Yes, students can work and attend school if needed. Our Career Services team can help identify local job openings based on a student’s schedule.