DIESEL MECHANIC SCHOOL IN AUSTIN

Diesel technician training at UTI’s Austin, Texas campus.

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TRAIN FOR A DIESEL CAREER AT UTI

The Diesel Technology program offered at Universal Technical Institute’s campus in Austin, Texas, helps gives students the education and experience they need to work on diesel-powered machines and vehicles. In as little as 45 weeks,7 you can graduate prepared for an entry-level career as a diesel technician.1

45 weeks

Program length

101,315

Square feet of campus area

16

Number of classrooms & labs on campus

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Students in the Diesel Technology program learn how to repair, diagnose and service heavy-equipment systems, commercial vehicles and diesel engine components. Knowledge is built from the ground up, so all experience levels are welcome.

The program follows UTI’s blended learning model, which provides students with a combination of online instructor-led learning and hands-on application in labs.18

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DIESEL SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

In-demand skills are taught in the Diesel Technology program. Courses are designed to provide students with well-rounded experience that can be applied to jobs in the industry. They include:

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

INDUSTRIES THAT USE DIESEL TECHNOLOGY

There are several career opportunities available for diesel technicians in many different industries. Check out this high-level look at some of the industries that utilize diesel technology!

DIESEL DIPLOMAS IN AUSTIN

Graduation documents can help you stand out to employers when searching for jobs. Training programs can offer a range of documents to students once they’ve graduated.

Graduates of the Diesel Technology program at UTI Austin will earn diplomas. They also will be prepared to take tests needed for ASE certification and will be able to substitute their training for one of the two years of work experience needed to become ASE certified.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

The Diesel program at UTI is designed to help students prepare for entry-level roles. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work. Entry-level and advanced roles could include:77

Entry-level

Advanced

Learn about some of the different paths in the diesel industry by reading our career guide.

24,000+

Estimated average annual diesel technician job openings in the U.S.43

$58,970

Median annual salary* for diesel technicians in the United States29

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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

The city of Austin has a lot to offer, and the UTI Austin campus lets you enjoy the local attractions during your free time. Catch some live music at an iconic venue or explore one of the nearby racetracks, like Harris Hill Raceway.

CAMPUS LOCATION

301 W. Howard Lane
    Austin, TX 78753

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
Campus Tours
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      W | 10 am & 2 pm
      F&SAT | 10am & 1pm




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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UPCOMING EVENTS

Throughout the year, UTI hosts in-person and virtual events so you can stay involved and up to date. Check out the calendar below!

GET TRAINED FOR THE DIESEL INDUSTRY

Total diesel technician employment is expected to be 294,000 by 2032,48 so there’s no better time to train for a career in the industry. Want to learn more? Connect with an Admissions Representative to learn more about attending the Diesel Technology program at the UTI Austin campus!

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