Ford Fact Overview

UTI’s exclusive Ford FACT elective — 15 weeks* of authorized Ford Motor Company technician training — can give you a great head start on a career with Ford Motor Company.


Get the opportunity to earn up to 10 Ford Instructor-led classroom credentials plus 80 required web-based credentials, resulting in the completion of 9 Ford specialty certification areas. Students can also achieve Quick Lane certification with Ford's Quick Service and Light Repair Technician training.

You could be on your way to Master Tech status far faster than those who don’t have this training upfront. The quality of the Ford FACT curriculum means more opportunities for you.** The diagnostic, electrical and diesel training in Ford FACT is extremely comprehensive and can help you get an additional leg up on your career.

Your training is valued by Ford and Lincoln dealerships nationwide. Students receive their own Ford STARS ID so their training history can be tracked and easily available to future employers.

*20 weeks for UTI-Rancho Cucamonga evening students. **UTI cannot guarantee employment or salary.

UTI Ford Accelerated Credential Training (FACT)

Course Objectives

What You'll Learn

  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Get advanced training on Ford electrical systems and electronics, including SYNC training, multiplexing, networks, module reprogramming, anti-theft, navigation, speed control and supplemental restraints.

  • Advanced Brake System Diagnosis & Repair
  • Learn to perform diagnosis and service on current and past Ford brake systems.

  • Advanced Climate Control System and Diagnosis
  • The climate control course is designed to train students on the diagnostics and service skills for today's high tech air conditioning systems.

  • Basic and Electronic Steering and Suspension
  • Learn about Ford electronic steering and suspension, including diagnostic tools and special procedures.

  • Engine Repair
  • Get hands-on experience with Ford OHC, SOHC and DOHC engines, including measuring of critical clearances along with proper disassembly and reassembly.

  • Advanced Diesel Engine Repair and Performance
  • Learn about basic diesel, fuel injection and direct injection turbo, including 6.0L, 6.4L and 6.7L Ford Powerstroke engines.

  • Noise Vibration and Harshness Diagnosis
  • Learn the principals of NVH and vibration frequencies using the latest test equipment, including the MTS4000 EVA.

  • Engine Performance and Theory
  • Gain experience with Ford Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) for fuel/air, exhaust and emission systems.

  • Ford Quick Service and Light Repair Technician Training
  • Get the knowledge and skills to perform inspections, maintenance and light repairs on today’s vehicles using Ford’s Quick Lane procedures.

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