During the Future Tech night event, graduates of the Automotive Technology training program at UTI-Norwood shared their experiences with about a dozen local high school students and their parents, and answered questions about what to expect from a career as an automotive technician.
From the Cranston Herald website:
Universal Technical Institute (UTI-Norwood) has partnered with Tasca Nissan to highlight the value of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education to careers in the automotive industry and the opportunities for students seeking education in automotive technology.
About a dozen local high school students and their parents – including participants from Cranston and Johnston – attended the Future Tech night event on Dec. 4 at the Tasca Nissan dealership in East Providence. During the session, graduates of the Automotive Technology training program at UTI-Norwood shared their experiences and answered questions about what to expect from a career as an automotive technician. Service manager Allysa Migneault-Dichiara spoke to the students about opportunities at Tasca Nissan and the specialized training and skills today’s service technicians need, including professionalism, communication and problem solving, as well as knowledge of STEM.
Attendees also heard about the latest innovations in automotive technology and got to observe Nissan’s latest tools, technologies and computerized vehicle diagnostics.