DIESEL MECHANIC SCHOOL NEAR ARLINGTON, TX

DIESEL MECHANIC SCHOOL NEAR ARLINGTON, TX

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Universal Technical Institute’s diesel school near Arlington provides students with hands-on diesel training in classrooms and labs outfitted with current industry equipment.18 Our Irving, TX, diesel mechanic school helps graduates learn skills needed to pursue entry-level diesel technology roles.1

DIESEL MECHANIC TRAINING NEAR ARLINGTON, TX

The 45-week Diesel Technology program7 at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth provides hands-on diesel training on how to diagnose, maintain and repair diesel technologies. Graduates earn diplomas.

Students can hone their kinesthetic skills while learning to work efficiently to develop their abilities. For diesel mechanics to reach their full potential, they should also strive to be inquisitive, professional and persistent.

DIESEL MECHANIC SCHOOL COURSES OFFERED

Students at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth’s diesel school learn how to develop and refine their skills through diesel mechanic courses that include:

  • Gasoline & Diesel Engines Service & Repair
  • Diesel Truck Manual Transmissions
  • Diesel Truck Brake Systems & Chassis
  • Diesel Truck Steering & Suspension Systems
  • Automotive Climate Control Systems & Repair
  • Diesel Hydraulic Systems
  • Vehicle Electronic Systems & Technology
  • Diesel Truck Transport Refrigeration
  • Diesel Truck Preventative Maintenance

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES NEAR ARLINGTON, TX

Skilled diesel technicians are in demand. In fact, there are more than 24,000 estimated average annual diesel technician job openings in the United States.43

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists in the United States was $58,970 in May 2023.29 This means half earned more and half earned less. Keep in mind that salary depends on several factors, including experience, employer, demand and cost of living in the area.

DIESEL MECHANIC JOBS NEAR ARLINGTON, TX

Most of our diesel training grads start out working as entry-level technicians or in other entry-level roles, including:

Over time, diesel mechanics can advance their careers with experience and hard work. Here are a few examples of advanced diesel technology careers available in the field:77

  • Shop foreman
  • Service manager
  • Shop owner

Keep in mind — diesel career path opportunities can vary by region and current demand. If you have questions regarding opportunities near Arlington, contact our Career Services team.1

DIRECTIONS FROM ARLINGTON, TX, TO UTI DALLAS/FORT WORTH

Follow these steps to get to UTI’s diesel mechanic school, which is located in Irving:

  1. Get on TX-360 North in Grand Prairie from West Abram Street, East Division Street, Stadium Drive, Ballpark Way and North Highway 360/TX-360 Frontage Road/North Watson Road (5.2 miles)
    1. Head east on West Abram Street toward South Center Street (0.6 miles)
    2. Use the left two lanes to turn left onto South Collins Street (0.2 miles)
    3. Slight right toward East Division Street (184 feet)
    4. Turn right onto East Division Street (0.8 miles)
    5. Turn left onto Stadium Drive (0.6 miles)
    6. Continue onto Ballpark Way (1 mile)
    7. Turn right onto East Lamar Boulevard (0.8 miles)
    8. Turn left onto North Highway 360/TX-360 Frontage Road/North Watson Road (180 feet)
    9. Continue straight to stay on North Highway 360/TX-360 Frontage Road/North Watson Road (0.9 miles)
    10. Use the left lane to take the ramp onto TX-360 North (0.2 miles)
  2. Continue on TX-360 North. Take TX-121 North to South Royal Lane in Coppell. Take Exit 35 from I-635 East (16 miles)
    1. Merge onto TX-360 North (9.9 miles)
    2. Merge onto TX-121 North (4 miles)
    3. Use the right two lanes to take the I-635 East exit (1.4 miles)
    4. Continue onto I-635 East (0.4 miles)
    5. Take Exit 35 for Royal Lane (0.3 miles)
  3. Continue on South Royal Lane to your destination in Irving (0.9 miles)
    1. Turn right onto South Royal Lane (0.4 miles)
    2. Turn left onto Regent Boulevard (0.4 miles)
    3. Turn left (404 feet)
    4. Turn left (72 feet)
    5. Turn left (141 feet)

UTI DALLAS/FORT WORTH CAMPUS LOCATION

5151 Regent Boulevard
    Irving, TX 75063

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972-505-2200 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
877-873-1084 |  Financial Aid
800-504-8786 |  Student Services
469-442-2390 |  Career Services

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OTHER PROGRAMS OFFERED AT UTI DALLAS/FORT WORTH

Automotive Mechanic Training Near Arlington, TX

The Automotive Technology program at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth offers 51 weeks7 of hands-on automotive training18 in essential technician skills. Graduates earn associate of occupational studies (AOS) degrees.

Welding Training Near Arlington, TX

UTI Dallas/Fort Worth’s Welding Technology program provides students with 36 weeks of hands-on training to learn the fundamentals of four main arc welding processes. Graduates earn diplomas.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING AT UTI NEAR ARLINGTON, TX

After completing the core Diesel program, students at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth could apply for the Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training (MSAT) program offered in collaboration with Peterbilt, a leading brand in the industry.15

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STUDENT SERVICES

Housing Assistance

UTI Dallas/Fort Worth teams with Collegiate Housing Services (CHS) to make it easier for our vocational students to find affordable individual or shared housing near campus. Contact our Housing Assistance department to learn more.

Career Services

UTI has Career Advisors on each campus who can help students find part-time work to supplement their income while they’re in school.1 Contact Career Services for more information.

Financial Aid

Our Financial Aid department can help students research scholarships, grants and other forms of financial assistance to help them cover diesel school tuition expenses.10 Contact our Financial Aid department for more information.

ATTEND DIESEL MECHANIC SCHOOL NEAR ARLINGTON, TX

Looking to train to become a diesel technician? Enroll at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth’s diesel mechanic school near Arlington, Texas, to learn important skills that can help you pursue a career in the industry! To learn more, please contact an Admissions Representative at 1-800-834-7308 or click the button below.

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