Campuses celebrate Skilled Trades Day by welcoming future students, graduates and employers
PHOENIX , April 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Technical Institute (UTI) and its network of UTI and MIAT campuses nationwide1 will celebrate Skilled Trades Day on Wednesday May 4by opening its doors to the community and by showing future students the career opportunities available to graduates who have undergone training in the skilled trades.
The “Open House” event will be held simultaneously at most UTI campuses and online, making it accessible to anyone interested in learning more about UTI’s training programs, including Automotive Technician Training, diesel, motorcycle and marine, welding and CNC machining. With its recent acquisition of MIAT College of Technology in Canton, Mich. and Houston, TX, training is also offered in aerospace maintenance, robotics and automation, HVAC, energy and wind technologies and industrial maintenance. Participating UTI and MIAT campuses will be open to the public from 3 p.m. at 7 p.m. local time.
UTI campuses also partner with local automotive dealerships, manufacturers, and other industry partners to highlight the need for highly skilled professionals.
“The Open Doors Event” is the largest event of its kind hosted by UTI, and we expect thousands of guests to join us on May 4“said UTI EVP of Campus Operations, Sherrell Smith. “We are extremely grateful to our employment and industry partners for taking the time to help us highlight the role these new students can have in vital industries and the hiring incentives they can offer, such as tuition reimbursement.With over 146,000 jobs combined in the automotive, diesel, and welding industries projected annually to 2030, now is the time to introduce students to the educational experience UTI can provide and the training programs that can be completed in as just 36 weeks.
Additionally, participating campuses will offer their own unique live demonstrations and hands-on experiences in their industry-leading labs, such as automotive dynamometer testing and virtual welders.
For more information about UTI/MIAT, and to find a campus near you, visit www.uti.edu or www.miat.edu.
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Founded in 1965 and based in Phoenix, the mission of Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI) is to serve our students, partners, and communities by providing quality education and support services for in-demand careers. Approximately 250,000 students graduate from one of UTI’s 14 campuses located in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Texas. UTI’s campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Professional Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), while its employer-aligned technical training programs are offered under four brands: Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute/Marine Mechanics Institute, NASCAR Technical Institute and MIAT College. of Technology. For more information and a complete list of all programs offered, please visit www.uti.edu or follow on LinkedIn @UniversalTechnicalInstitute and on Twitter @news_UTI.
2 Source: www.bls.gov National projection 2020-2030; includes net employment changes and net replacements. UTI is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
1 All campuses except UTI-Austin and MMI Phoenix will be open to the public.
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