Skilled Trades School

UEI College provides students with a wide range of career training opportunities for those who enjoy hands-on work and are interested in building, fixing, or designing things. UEI College’s programs range from HVAC Training to Automotive Technician Training. Our skilled trades programs are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in your chosen trade. With experienced instructors, hands-on training, and suitable facilities, we are able to provide you with a comprehensive education that prepares you for a successful career in the skilled trades.

 

Summary

  • UEI College offers skilled trades programs, including HVAC and Automotive Technician Training
  • Our programs are hybrid, meaning you complete a portion of your education online and attend on-site classes for hands-on training
  • Our skilled trades programs are short-term, allowing you to earn a diploma in as few as 10 months!
  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify. This makes our programs accessible and affordable

Available Programs

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Automotive Technician

Format: Hybrid

10 months

Approximate Program Length

9

Course Modules

No

Includes Externship

The Automotive Technician Program will train you on how to diagnose, repair, and maintain automobiles. The program covers engines, transmissions, fuel systems, emission systems, steering systems, brake systems, and climate control systems.

Business Office Administration

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

8

Course Modules

Yes

Includes Externship

This Program teaches students how to use essential office software that includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. The program will teach you the basics of communication and prepares you for entry-level positions as Administrative Assistants and Office Assistants.

Criminal Justice

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

9

Course Modules

No

Includes Externship

The Criminal Justice Diploma Program will prepare you for exciting careers in the criminal justice field, such as security officer, retail loss prevention, private investigator employee, or store detective. Enroll today and earn a Criminal Justice Diploma in less than a year!

Dental Assistant

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

8

Course Modules

Yes

Includes Externship

The Dental Assistant Program will teach you how to assist dentists with common dental procedures, sterilizing and disinfecting dental equipment, scheduling appointments, maintaining patients' dental records, and checking in patients to a dental clinic.

Electrician Technician

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

9

Course Modules

No

Includes Externship

The Electrician Technician Program will teach you how to install, maintain, and repair electrical systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. The short-term Electrician Technician Program will prepare you for an entry-level career in the electrical field.

Health Services Administration 100% Online

Format: Online

2 years

Approximate Program Length

11

Course Modules

No

Includes Externship

Gain essential skills, knowledge, and an Associate of Applied Science degree in just two years. Train online from home and unlock diverse entry-level opportunities in managing medical offices, healthcare facilities, and wellness centers.

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

9

Course Modules

No

Includes Externship

The HVAC Program will teach you how to install, repair, maintain, and troubleshoot HVAC and refrigeration systems in residential and commercial buildings. The program will also prepare you for two important HVAC certifications that are needed to handle refrigerants.

Medical Assistant

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

8

Course Modules

Yes

Includes Externship

The Medical Assistant Program will teach you how to assist physicians and healthcare professionals in a medical office or clinic. This includes helping doctors with routine physical examinations and medical procedures, taking and recording vitals, scheduling appointments, and updating and maintaining medical records.

Medical Billing and Insurance Coding

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

10

Course Modules

Yes

Includes Externship

The Medical Billing and Insurance Coding Program will teach you how to manage insurance claims, payments, and services by properly coding medical services, procedures, and treatments so that medical providers are compensated for the services and treatments that they provide to patients.

Medical Office Specialist

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

8

Course Modules

Yes

Includes Externship

The Medical Office Specialist Program will teach you medical office management, insurance processing, medical billing, medical record management, and bookkeeping. The program will prepare you for healthcare careers in medical clinics, dental clinics, and hospitals. Upon graduating from the program, you will be ready for a career as a Patient Coordinator, Medical Office Specialist, or Physician Office Specialist.

Pharmacy Technician

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

9

Course Modules

Yes

Includes Externship

The Pharmacy Technician Program will teach you how to assist patients with obtaining their prescription medications by filling prescriptions, counting medications, and even performing compounding under the direct supervision of pharmacists.

Welding

Format: Hybrid

10 Months

Approximate Program Length

9

Course Modules

No

Includes Externship

The Welding Program will teach you metal cutting, brazing, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), and Blueprint reading. A portion of the program is taught online, and the remaining portion includes hands-on training in a welding shop environment, allowing you to practice what you've learned in a real-world setting.

Frequently Asked Questions

UEI College offers various skilled trades training programs, including HVAC Technician, Automotive Technician, Electrician Technician, and Welding.