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Automotive Mechanic School in Austin
Auto technician training in Austin, Texas.

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TRAIN FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE CAREER AT UTI

With total auto technician employment expected to exceed 705,000 by 2030, there’s no better time to get trained for the industry.47 You can gain the hands-on experience and skills you need in Universal Technical Institute’s Automotive Technology program to be offered at the Austin, Texas campus.

51 weeks Program length7
101,315 Square feet of campus area
16 Number of classrooms & labs on campus

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

An Automotive Technology student trains in a UTI lab.

Students in the Automotive Technology program receive core training that covers the fundamentals needed for an entry-level career.1 They learn diagnostics and how to make repairs on a variety of systems and parts.

During the program, students follow UTI’s blended learning model, which combines online instructor-led training with hands-on application in the lab. This type of training not only gives students more flexibility but is also modeled after the type of training techs receive in the field today.

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AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

Students gain a foundation of knowledge that is built upon week after week, making the program accessible to all skill levels. The courses in the program 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

AUTOMOTIVE TECHS ARE IN DEMAND

 

Automotive technicians play an important role by maintaining and repairing different modes of transport we rely upon every day. Hear more about how these careers are in demand in this video!

AUTOMOTIVE DEGREES IN AUSTIN

Documents you receive after training at UTI can be important when entering the workforce, as many employers will ask to see them.

Automotive Technology graduates from UTI Austin will earn Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degrees and will also be prepared to test for ASE certifications. The training they’ll receive can also be substituted for one of the two years of work experience required to become ASE certified.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

While the Automotive Technology program at UTI prepares students for entry-level careers, technicians can explore different opportunities within the industry after gaining experience and skills, including:

Explore potential career paths when you read our automotive career guide.

68,000+ Estimated average annual automotive job openings in the U.S.41
$50,750 Median annual salary* for auto technicians in the Austin area25


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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

The UTI Austin campus is surrounded by a range of attractions you can explore during your free time, from outdoor destinations to local museums and music venues. It’s a great place to complete your training.

CAMPUS LOCATION

301 W. Howard Lane
   Austin, TX 78753

737-284-3100 | Campus
800-940-9101 | Admissions
  Email |  Austin Support Services Team

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UPCOMING EVENTS

UTI hosts different in-person and virtual events throughout the year. You can check out the event calendar below to stay informed!

PREPARE FOR AN EXCITING CAREER

UTI can help give students the training and education they need to enter the automotive industry. If you want to find out more about the 51-week Automotive Technology program, click the link below to connect with an Admissions Representative!