In the competitive landscape of post-secondary automotive technology education, Universal Technical Institute (UTI) continued to expand its offerings to both students and automotive partners in 2011. With the attainment of several partnerships this year, UTI is proud to be recognized as the industry's choice for automotive, diesel, motorcycle and marine technician education and training.
UTI is the primary, and often sole provider of manufacturer based training programs, and maintains relationships with more than 20 OEMs. These industry relationships and employers benefit from a steady flow of well-trained entry-level technicians, while UTI students benefit from specialized education while improving their opportunities for employment.
The following are UTI partnerships solidified in 2011:
"Our industry partnerships expand the learning opportunities of our students, and differentiate UTI in the marketplace," says Greg Dickson, vice president for customer solutions, UTI. "They also assist us in being the leading source of technical education for careers in the transportation industry."
In January 2012, UTI will launch American Honda's Professional Automotive Career Training (P.A.C.T.) at the UTI campus in Glendale Heights, Ill. UTI will be the only school to offer P.A.C.T. in the Metropolitan Chicago-area and will provide Honda and Acura dealers in the area with highly-sought after trained technicians.
About Universal Technical Institute, Inc.:
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI) is the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians. With more than 150,000 graduates in its 46-year history, UTI offers undergraduate degree, diploma and certificate programs at 11 campuses across the United States, as well as manufacturer-specific training programs at dedicated training centers. Through its campus-based school system, UTI provides specialized post-secondary education programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NTI). For more information, visit www.uti.edu.