Automotive Mechanic School in Austin, TX

Auto technician training in Austin, Texas.

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Automotive Mechanic School in Austin, TX

Auto technician training in Austin, Texas.


With total auto technician employment expected to be 743,800 by 2031,47 there’s no better time to get trained for the industry. 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


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 auto school program, students follow UTI’s blended learning model, which combines online instructor-led training with hands-on application in the lab.18 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.

Photo from UTI Avondale campus


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 auto school 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 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!


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.


Tthe Automotive Technology program at UTI prepares students for entry-level careers. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work. Some entry-level and advanced roles could include:77



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

73,000+ Estimated average annual automotive job openings in the U.S.41
$48,410 Median annual salary* for auto technicians in the Austin area25

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


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 auto school training.


301 W. Howard Lane
   Austin, TX 78753

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737-284-3100 | Campus
737-284-3194 | Admissions
844-338-0033 | Financial Aid
909-222-9626 | Housing Assistance
469-442-6928 | Student & Career Services

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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!