AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN

Summary

  • Duration: 11 Months
  • Learn automotive diagnostics and repair
  • Hands-on training in a shop environment
  • Get basic and advanced skills/techniques
  • Courses include engine theory, brake systems, automatic and manual transmissions
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Automotive Technician

Like cars and want to get on the fast track to a career you’ll love? Check out UEI’s Automotive Technician vocational training program. In as few as 11 months, you can learn the basic and advanced skills that can help you be an asset to shops in the automotive industry.

Summary

  • Duration: 11 Months
  • Learn automotive diagnostics and repair
  • Hands-on training in a shop environment
  • Get basic and advanced skills/techniques
  • Courses include engine theory, brake systems, automatic and manual transmissions

Career Outcomes

Your training in our Automotive Technician program will teach the key tools and techniques that can prepare you for the field. in. You’ll graduate from UEI ready to begin your new career with entry-level employment in a variety of positions, such as:

  • Auto Technician
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Mechanic
  • Dealer Auto Service Technician
  • Independent Shop Auto Technician
  • Retail Parts Associate
  • Parts Specialist
  • Performance Engine and Suspension Tuning
  • Alternative Fuels Technician
  • Preventive Maintenance Technician
 

Campus Locations

You’ll learn hands-on automotive maintenance and repair skills in UEI’s automotive shop labs. At UEI, we focus on providing you with hands on experience in both a classroom and shop environment on campus. The Automotive Technician program is taught at the following locations:

 

About the Program

In as few as 11 months you’ll receive a balanced education combining automotive diagnostics and repair procedures. Some of the technology you’ll learn includes engine theory, fuel systems, electrical diagnosis, and onboard-computerized engine control. The program also provides instruction in brakes, heating and air-conditioning, manual and automatic transmissions, and frontend alignment. Particular emphasis is placed on hybrid drive systems and emerging auto technologies.

Courses in the Automotive Technician program are:

Course Title
Engine Theory and Systems
Electrical Theory and Diagnosis
Engine Performance and Ignition Systems
Fuel Systems and Emission Control
Steering, Suspension and Passenger Comfort
Brake Systems
Manual Transmissions
Automatic Transmissions
Preventative Maintenance and Hybrid