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TechForce Summit emphasizes collective action

February 6th, 2018 by

30 industry leaders meet to support and implement the FutureTech Success® Campaign. Phoenix, Ariz. — February 6, 2018 — In an effort to continue to build momentum for TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success® campaign, 30 industry leaders gathered here January 30 and 31 for the inaugural annual summit of the FutureTech Success National Leadership Cabinet. Participants

TechForce and Ariz. Science Center challenges and inspires next generation of techs

January 18th, 2018 by

Students demonstrate STEM skills in after-school program that emphasizes automotive-related interests. Scottsdale, Ariz. — January 18, 2018 — A key to helping solve the qualified technician shortage in the automotive and diesel vehicle industry was demonstrated recently at a TechForce Foundation and Arizona Science Center event (For background: Watch This Video). Held at CREATE in

Arizona Science Center, TechForce Foundation aim to inspire next generation of automotive experts with transportation challenge

December 15th, 2017 by

CREATE U program focuses on skills training, technical trades PHOENIX (December 15, 2017) As Valley businesses see a skills-gap in specialized training for jobs that do not require a four-year college degree, specifically the automotive and diesel industry, Arizona Science Center and TechForce Foundation have created an afterschool program introducing urban youth in grades seven

TechForce Announces New Roush Yates Engines’ Scholarships

November 15th, 2017 by

Eight will be awarded to CNC students at UTI’s NASCAR Tech Scottsdale, Ariz. — Nov. 15, 2017 — TechForce Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on championing and aiding aspiring vehicle technicians, is administering a scholarship program established by Roush Yates Engines to support students enrolled in the CNC (computerized numerical control) Machining Technology program at

Technician Shortage Worse Than Predicted

November 11th, 2017 by

In a new report, the TechForce Foundation is predicting that demand for new vehicle technicians from 2016 to 2026 will be three times higher than was previously projected for the 2014 to 2024 period. The TechForce Foundation, a nonprofit that supports technical education, has released its Transportation Technician New Entrant Demand report, which reveals the

NASCAR Driver Julia Landauer Teams Up with TechForce

November 8th, 2017 by

She signs on as a key ambassador for the Future Tech Success™ campaign. Scottsdale, AZ — Nov. 8, 2017— Julia Landauer, NASCAR powerhouse, female racer and advocate for women in S.T.E.M., has signed on as an official partner of TechForce Foundation and its FutureTech Success™ campaign. This industry-wide initiative aims to drive tomorrow’s workforce of

TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success™ Initiative Teams Up With NASCAR Driver Julia Landauer

November 8th, 2017 by

Scottsdale, AZ — Julia Landauer, NASCAR powerhouse, female racer and advocate for women in S.T.E.M., has signed on as an official partner of TechForce Foundation and its FutureTech Success™ campaign. This industry-wide initiative aims to drive tomorrow’s workforce of transportation technicians by repositioning the image of the profession. Moreover, the campaign provides middle- and high-school

75,900 Auto Technicians Needed

November 6th, 2017 by

Previously, BLS projections showed an average annual new entrant demand of 23,720 auto technicians for the 2014-2024 period. TechForce’s report has revised that number to show demand for 75,900 for the 2016-2026 decade. The demand for collision and diesel technicians is similar. The newly projected BLS average annual new entrant demand of 28,300 diesel technicians

Public Scholarships for Technician Students

November 3rd, 2017 by

You don’t have to limit yourself to scholarships available through UTI. There are plenty of organizations out there looking to connect students like you with scholarship money for your technician training. Find out what local scholarship opportunities are available to you in your community (see Step 2) or check online scholarship search sites like scholarships.com and fastweb.com for