Ford Accelerated Credential Training (FACT) Program

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15 weeks Length of Specialized Training from start to finish 8
10 instructor-led Earn up to 10 instructor-led Ford STST classroom course credentials
80+ credentials Web-based credentials
3,200+ dealerships There are more than 3,200 Ford and Lincoln dealerships across the U.S.
9 campuses Number of campus locations offering Ford FACT

FORD FACT OVERVIEW

The Ford FACT elective at UTI provides 15 weeks of authorized Ford Motor Company technician training that can give you a great head start on your career.

Whether you crave the lightning speed of the iconic Mustang or the heavy-duty capability of the F-150, Ford FACT training is for you. UTI's Ford FACT program gives you the opportunity to train on an array of models from this American-made brand. You'll earn valuable credentials, preparing you for a path to Master Tech status.

SEE WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN FACT

Our FACT program exposes you to advancements in auto manufacturing that continue to propel Ford as one of the largest automakers in the world. You'll learn exact repair procedures and use the diagnostic and testing equipment Ford provides its own dealership technicians.

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FORD BOOT CAMP

Begin your Ford FACT training with a comprehensive approach to improving your diagnostic skills.

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FORD DEALER EXCLUSIVE HIRING EVENTS

Attend these on-campus hiring events where dealers from around the country come to interview current students and even extend select students employment offers on the spot!6

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DIESEL ENGINE REPAIR AND PERFORMANCE

Get up close and personal with Ford's lineup of diesel, engines, fuel injection and direct injection turbo engines including a 6.7L Power Stroke.

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TRAINING ON CURRENT MODELS

Train on vehicles like a fully loaded Lincoln Continental equipped with the latest technology package.

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CREDENTIALS

Get the opportunity to earn up to 10 Ford Instructor-led classroom credentials plus more than 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.

The Ford FACT program prepares you with manufacturer-specific training that puts you on the path to Master Tech status, thanks to the comprehensive diagnostic, electrical and diesel training.

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.

SEE WHAT YOU’LL WORK ON

Our training provides you with access to Ford's breakthrough technology, including SYNC with MyFord Touch systems and state-of-the-industry training in computer diagnostics.

SEE YOUR FUTURE WITH FORD

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SHANE CAREY

"Although our business has been growing, it's been getting harder to find technicians. We need people who are trained to service Ford vehicles, as well as technicians to work in our Quick Lane doing simple preventative maintenance and repairs on all makes and models. UTI has been a great resource for us and I value my relationship with the team at UTI."

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THE FORD FACT ADVANTAGE

The Ford FACT program will prepare you for a career with its state-of-the-industry manufacturer-specific training. While your core training builds the basics you need, the brand-specific credentials you could earn can help you stand out to employers.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

More than 3,200 Ford and Lincoln dealerships and over 800 Quick Lane Tire & Auto Centers across the U.S.

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TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

Over $10 million invested in Ford-specific vehicles, tools, training aids and equipment in UTI labs nationwide.

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EARN ADDITIONAL SKILLS

UTI provides Ford Quick Service and Light Repair Technician skills training to FACT students.

COURSE OBJECTIVES


ELECTRICAL AND 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.


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.


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.


ADVANCED BRAKE SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR

Learn to perform diagnosis and service on current and past Ford brake systems.

HOW TO QUALIFY FOR FORD FACT

The credentials you earn from taking our Ford FACT program never expire. That means they stay with you for life.

You'll need one of the following to qualify:

Core Program Training

All Automotive courses except ADTA-102, ADTA-103, ADTA-125, ADTA-129, ADTA-135

Core Program Training: Technology II

All Automotive courses except AT12-150, AT12-151, AT12-203, AT12-204

Core Program Training: NASCAR Tech Campus Only

All automotive technology courses except ADTA-125, ADTA-135, ADTN-140 and ADTN-141

WHERE YOU’LL LEARN

Start your advanced training with Ford FACT at any one of these UTI campus locations.

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INTERESTED IN THE FORD FACT PROGRAM?

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