VOLVO SERVICE AUTOMOTIVE FACTORY EDUCATION (SAFE) PROGRAM Manufacturer-paid training

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VOLVO SAFE NUMBERS & FACTS

A brand built on safety and reliability, Volvo dealerships are looking for top-level technicians who customers can depend on to fix their cars the right way, the first time. Apply to Volvo's Service Automotive Factory Education (SAFE) program at UTI to gain the necessary Volvo-specific training and skills you’ll need to meet those expectations.

14 weeks Length of Specialized Training from start to finish 8
15 credentials The number of earned Volvo factory credentials
1 campus Avondale, Arizona

VOLVO SAFE OVERVIEW

MANUFACTURER PAID

Get the training and qualifications to pursue a career as a technician career with one of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers. As a graduate of the program, it will put you on the path to earning your Master Volvo Technician status.

SAFE training is exclusive training. You must apply, meet certain qualifications, be interviewed, and then be accepted to become one of the Volvo elite. And if selected, tuition is paid for by VOLVO CAR USA LLC or participating dealerships in accordance with established terms of employment.15

CREDENTIALS

The Volvo SAFE program offers 15 factory credentials recognized at Volvo dealers around the country. Volvo maintains a national technician database with records of Volvo SAFE credentials.

SEE WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN VOLVO SAFE

The Volvo SAFE program will prepare you to achieve Master Technician Status after two years’ employment at a qualifying Volvo dealer.1

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NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED FACTORY CREDENTIALS

All of your hard work culminates in 15 factory credentials recognized by Volvo dealerships nationwide.

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LEARN HOW TO SERVICE A WIDE RANGE OF MAKES AND MODELS

SAFE prepares students by delivering extensive bumper to bumper training on 2000 through current model year Volvo vehicles.

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A HEAD START ON EARNING YOUR MASTER VOLVO TECHNICIAN STATUS

Graduate from SAFE and receive the necessary training to achieve Master Technician Status in two years when working at a certified Volvo dealership.1

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LEARN HOW TO SERVICE HYBRID VEHICLES

Students receive bumper-to-bumper training on hybrid vehicles like the XC90 T8.

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YOUR COURSES WILL INCLUDE

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

In the 14-week Volvo Service Automotive Factory Education (SAFE) program, you’ll get the training and certifications to prepare for a career as a technician with one of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers.

YOUR COURSES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Electrical Fault Tracing
  • Volvo Safety Systems (including animal, pedestrian and bicycle safety systems)
  • Anti-lock Brakes and Traction Control
  • Volvo Climate Systems
  • Volvo Engines
  • Volvo Automatic Transmissions (including R&R of a transmission)
  • Body/Interior Electrical Systems
  • T-8 Hybrid (Gas and Electric Vehicle)
  • Volvo S90 with Auto Pilot

SEE SOME OF WHAT YOU’LL WORK ON

As a SAFE student, you’ll gain a specialized understanding of the science and technology that goes into this pioneering brand. Volvo consistently works to support the SAFE program by ensuring students train on the latest models including the XC60, XC90, T8 Hybrid and S90 sedan.

THE SAFE ADVANTAGE

The Volvo SAFE program prepares graduates to pursue careers as a Volvo technician utilizing their advanced manufacturer-specific training.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

You’ll be qualified to pursue a job as a technician in one of the nearly 300 Volvo dealerships nationwide.

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REAL-WORLD TRAINING

Volvo's SAFE training program provides practical hands-on experience on a variety of models including the including the T8 Hybrid and S90 sedan.

HOW TO QUALIFY FOR SAFE

SAFE gives you the brand-focused training coveted by Volvo dealers. See what you need to qualify:

Core Program Training

  • Minimum high school graduate or GED
  • The completion of UTI's Automotive Technology curriculum or a post-secondary NATEF certified automotive program

Driving Record

  • Valid driver’s license
  • No DUI convictions
  • No reckless driving convictions
  • No more than two moving violations in the past three years

Grade Point Average (GPA)

  • To be eligible for this training, you must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher for the duration of your core training.

Class Attendance

  • Students who wish to enter the SAFE program should maintain no less than a 95% attendance rate in core classes.

WHERE YOU’LL LEARN

Start your advanced training with Volvo at this UTI campus:

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