More than 100 Local Students Participated in SkillsUSA Conference
Students showcased automotive skills in a bid to make it to the state competition; event hosted by Universal Technical Institute-Rancho Cucamonga
Rancho Cucamonga, CA – On Saturday, Feb. 2, more than 100 students from 20 schools in the region participated in a hands-on competition that tested their automotive, diesel and welding skills, as part of the SkillsUSA Region 6 Conference event taking place at the Universal Technical Institute – Rancho Cucamonga (UTI).
Students were able to win medals and advance to the state competition, which will take place this upcoming April in Ontario, Calif. They also spoke with organizations at the event recruiting and educating them on careers within their trades.
UTI is the nation’s leading provider of automotive and diesel technician training. The Rancho Cucamonga campus hosts multiple youth-and-STEM/CTE focused events on campus each year.
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Since 1967, SkillsUSA California has provided leadership training to students and instructors in the career and technical sectors. SkillsUSA encourages growth through participation in leadership and skill activities to enhance classroom learning.
About Universal Technical Institute, Inc.:
With more than 200,000 graduates in its 53-year history, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. 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.