Exton, PA – Aug. 15, 2018 – Universal Technical Institute (UTI: NYSE) is pleased to announce it will host its first-ever National Power & Performance Open House, a nationwide event that invites prospective students, families and members of the community to tour one of UTI’s campuses and get an up-close look at exciting and rewarding career opportunities in the transportation industry.
UTI-Exton invites the public to go under the hood Aug. 22-23 with instructors, leading industry representatives and fellow power and performance enthusiasts for an exclusive peek at what it takes to be a transportation technician in this dynamic, fast-evolving field. Attendees will tour UTI-Exton’s state-of-the-industry facilities, see live demonstrations, learn about UTI’s cutting-edge programs and hear from industry leaders about the myriad opportunities and growing demand for technicians in automotive, diesel, and other areas.
“This is an exciting time in the transportation industry. Technology and equipment are advancing quickly, and the career opportunities for trained technicians are nearly limitless,” said Bob Kessler, campus president of UTI-Exton. “We look forward to opening our doors to the community, giving people a glimpse of what a UTI education is all about and showcasing some of the career opportunities available to UTI graduates.”
The U.S. Department of Labor projects that, by 2026, there will be more than 1.2 million job openings in the automotive, diesel and collision repair industries. To help reach that total, the transportation industry will have to fill more than 120,000 technician job openings annually on average.
WHAT: Power & Performance Open House
WHEN: Aug. 22-23, 2018 (2-8 p.m. both days)
WHERE: UTI-Exton campus (750 Pennsylvania Dr., Exton)
For more info and to RSVP online, visit www.uti.edu/locations/pennsylvania/exton.
About Universal Technical Institute, Inc.:
With more than 200,000 graduates in its 53-year history, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI) is the nation’s leading provider of technical training for automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, and offers welding technology and computer numerical control (CNC) machining programs. The company has built partnerships with industry leaders, outfits its state-of-the-industry facilities with current technology, and delivers training that is aligned with employer needs. Through its network of 13 campuses nationwide, UTI offers post-secondary 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 (NASCAR Tech). The company is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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