DIESEL MECHANIC SCHOOL NEAR PLANO, TX

DIESEL MECHANIC SCHOOL NEAR PLANO, TX

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At Universal Technical Institute’s diesel school near Plano, students train in classrooms and labs outfitted with current industry equipment. The 45-week program7 at our Irving, TX, diesel mechanic school is designed to help students gain the skills needed to pursue entry-level diesel mechanic roles after graduation!1

DIESEL MECHANIC TRAINING NEAR PLANO, TX

Students enrolled in the 45-week Diesel Technology program at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth are trained to diagnose, maintain and repair diesel technology. Graduates earn diplomas.

To make the most of their diesel training, students should have dexterity, strong mathematical and reasoning abilities and quick problem-solving skills. Inquisitiveness, curiosity and tenacity are required for diesel mechanic work!

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 PLANO, 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 PLANO, TX

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

  • Power generation technician
  • Agriculture technician

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 Plano, contact our Career Services team.1

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

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

  • Get on US-75 South (1 mile)
    • Head west on East 15th Street toward K Avenue (0.6 miles)
    • Use the left lane to turn left onto North Central Expressway (0.1 miles)
    • Use the left lane to take the ramp onto US-75 South (0.2 miles)
  • Follow US-75 South and I-635 West to Freeport Parkway in Coppell. Take Exit 34 from I-635 West (22.4 miles)
    • Merge onto US-75 South (6.9 miles)
    • Use the right three lanes to take Exit 21 to merge onto I-635 West (15.3 miles)
    • Take Exit 34 for Freeport Parkway (0.2 miles)
    • Keep right at the fork and merge onto Freeport Parkway (125 feet)
  • Follow Freeport Parkway and Regent Boulevard to your destination in Irving (1.1 miles)
    • Merge onto Freeport Parkway (0.5 miles)
    • Turn right onto Regent Boulevard (0.2 miles)
    • Continue straight to stay on Regent Boulevard (0.1 miles)
    • Continue straight to stay on Regent Boulevard (0.2 miles)
    • Turn right (69 feet)
    • Turn left (62 feet)
    • Turn right (72 feet)
    • Turn left (141 feet)

UTI DALLAS/FORT WORTH CAMPUS LOCATION

5151 Regent Boulevard
    Irving, TX 75063

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
Campus Tours
      TU&TH | 10am, 2pm, 6pm
      W | 10 am & 2 pm
      F&SAT | 10am & 1pm




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 Plano, TX

UTI Dallas/Fort Worth’s 51-week Automotive Technology program7 allows students to gain hands-on automotive training18 and hone their technical skills. Graduates earn associate of occupational studies (AOS) degrees.

Welding Training Near Plano, TX

Students in UTI Dallas/Fort-Worth’s Welding Technology program learn four main arc welding processes and refine their welding abilities over the course of 36 weeks. Graduates earn diplomas.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING AT UTI NEAR PLANO, TX

After completing the core Diesel Technology program, students can apply for the Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training (MSAT) program offered at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth. This specialized program provides brand-specific training with Peterbilt, an industry leader.15

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STUDENT SERVICES

Housing Assistance

UTI Dallas/Fort Worth has teamed with Collegiate Housing Services (CHS) to help students find affordable private or shared housing near campus. Contact our Housing Assistance department to learn more.

Career Services

Career Advisors are available on all UTI campuses to help students find part-time job opportunities that can assist them with covering the cost of living while they’re in school.1 Contact Career Services for more information.

Financial Aid

UTI’s Financial Aid department can help students search for scholarships, grants and other sources of financial aid to help cover diesel school tuition expenses.10 Contact our Financial Aid department for more information.

ATTEND DIESEL MECHANIC SCHOOL NEAR PLANO, TX

Ready to learn essential diesel technician skills? Enroll in UTI Dallas/Fort Worth’s diesel mechanic school near Plano, Texas, to get started! For more information, contact an Admissions Representative at 1-800-834-7308 or click the button below.

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