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Students train in a Diesel lab at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth.
Diesel Mechanic School in Dallas/Fort Worth
Diesel technician training right here in DFW.

Hands-On Labs Now Open at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth

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TRAIN FOR A DIESEL CAREER AT UTI DALLAS/FORT WORTH

Want to gain the knowledge, hands-on skills and expertise needed to work on big engines? Consider Universal Technical Institute’s Diesel Technology program. In just 45 weeks,7 you can prepare for a career as a diesel technician — and you can get trained right here at the Dallas/Fort Worth campus.

45 weeks Program length
59,056 Square feet of campus area
28 Number of classrooms & labs on campus

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Students in the Peterbilt MSAT program get hands-on training in a lab at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth.

UTI’s Diesel Technology program is designed to build your base knowledge from the ground up, so no prior experience is required. Throughout the course of the program, you’ll take a series of courses that cover a variety of different aspects of diesel-powered vehicles and machinery — from engine service and repair to electronic systems and technology.

As a student in the program, you’ll follow UTI’s blended learning model, which combines online instructor-led training with hands-on application in the lab. The program was designed this way to mirror the type of training technicians complete in the field today.

DIESEL SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

As a diesel student at the DFW campus, you’ll gain a well-rounded set of skills that can be built upon throughout your career.1 Courses in the program include:

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

HEAR FROM A DIESEL EMPLOYER

 

Matthew Hayes works as the field service manager for Crown Lift Trucks in Dallas. He’s a proud employer of UTI graduates and is grateful for the career-coaching skills UTI provides.

DIESEL DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS IN DFW

When choosing a training program, it’s important to consider the graduation documents you’ll receive. These documents can help demonstrate your level of commitment to future employers.

At the Dallas/Fort Worth campus, graduates of the Diesel Technology program earn diplomas. If they choose to take the Automotive & Diesel program, they can earn an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degree.

Additionally, graduates are prepared to test for ASE certification, and can substitute their training for one of the two years of work experience required to become ASE certified.

SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS

The Dallas/Fort Worth campus is proud to offer UTI’s 12-week Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) training. This Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training program (MSAT) can be taken in addition to the core diesel program to help students gain manufacturer-specific skills.15

Peterbilt

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

Ever wondered what the opportunities are like for diesel technicians? UTI’s program is designed to prepare you for entry-level roles, but just like any industry, you may be able to advance to other positions as you gain skills and experience. Some of these include:

Want to learn more about different diesel career paths? Read our career guide.

28,000+ Estimated average annual diesel job openings in the U.S.43
$54,360 Median annual salary* for diesel technicians in the Dallas/Fort Worth area29


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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

The DFW campus is located near a variety of fun attractions, like Six Flags Over Texas, the Dallas Museum of Art and Dealey Plaza. It’s also conveniently located near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

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CAMPUS LOCATION

5151 Regent Boulevard
   Irving, TX 75063

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
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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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TOUR THE CAMPUS

Touring the DFW campus is a great way to see if UTI is the right choice for you. The campus hosts guided tours Monday through Friday — click the link below to schedule yours.

UPCOMING EVENTS

From open houses to workshops to industry days, UTI puts on a variety of events throughout the year. Check out our events calendar to see what’s coming up!

READY TO SEE JOBS IN DEMAND?

Diesel technicians help power vehicles and machinery our world relies on. If a career in this industry sounds exciting to you, now’s a great time to get trained. Request information today to connect with an Admissions Representative, who can help you get started!