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AAI Campus Location

Arizona Automotive Institute is located in the heart of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Conveniently housed in Glendale, Arizona, the campus is easily accessible from all areas of the Valley.  Address:  , , Located at the intersection of Glendale Avenue and North 46th Avenue just a few miles west of I-17.

Our Campus Amenities & Services

Hands-on Learning Lab

Our campus offers a mixture of traditional classroom settings with hands-on learning labs that simulate a real, on-the-job experience for our students.Our students will be working with the tools and equipment they need to use in the working world, ensuring that they will be prepared to jump straight into their job upon graduation.

Career Services

We have career services specialists on site to help students get ready to enter the job market and be successful at securing an opportunity post-graduation. Throughout your program, our Trade School Career Services team works with you to develop the skills to find the perfect job. Learn more about our Career Service offerings.

Financial Services

We understand that earning your education can be expensive, and we are here to help you navigate the costs and find scholarship and grant opportunities. From your first visit to our campus, you are invited to meet with our financial department for a personalized consultation. Learn more about our Financial Aid Service offerings.

*Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Our Programs

Automotive Service Technician

Many people have a vehicle and keeping up with the maintenance of vehicles is an important part of what Automotive Service Technicians do. Learn how to assess, diagnose and repair commonly seen maintenance issues on both domestic and foreign vehicles.

Diving into the automotive industry without proper training can be challenging. The industry is a fast-paced environment that requires a complex set of skills. With Arizona Automotive Institute’s automotive service technician program, you can learn to identify basic automotive problems and assist a trained mechanic to replace standard automotive parts.

Program Length

  • 60 Credit Diploma Program
    13 Months

Job Search Would Include

  • Maintenance Shops
  • Dealerships
  • Automotive Parts Stores
  • Retail Maintenance
  • Tire Shops

Combination Welding

Welding is a versatile and widely used skill. From custom builds on vehicles to building construction and even art, completion of our combination welding program can set you up for success in an industry of many different opportunities.

The industries that utilize welding trade specialists are often large sectors that provide opportunity for career growth and advancement. Automotive and aerospace manufacturers, welding shops, and even NASA continuously look for skilled and certified welders. Our combination welding program helps provide the skills for our students to find success in a variety of industries.

Program Length

  • 56.5 Credit Diploma Program
    10 Months

Job Search Would Include

  • Building Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Shipbuilding
  • Gas & Oil Field Services
  • Auto and Motorcycle Fabrication
  • Vehicle Repair

Construction & Trades Management

If you enjoy planning, working with people, mathematics, and seeing projects through, the Construction & Trades Management program at Arizona Automotive Institute is waiting for you. This program integrates the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)’s Project Management and Project Supervision curriculum and topics.

With lessons from Arizona Automotive Institute, you can gain the skills to manage building projects and work your way up in the construction industry. Our construction and trades management program is current and meets industry standards. AAI can continue to help you in the industry after graduation.

Program Length

  • Associate of Applied Science
    18 Months

Job Search Would Include

  • Project Management
  • Crew Supervision
  • Subcontractor Negotiation
  • Examining Work Breakdown Structures

Diesel/Heavy Truck

Large-scale vehicles like semi-trucks or city buses require a more specialized version of maintenance than your average commuter vehicle. This program teaches you the ins and outs of working with large equipment and vehicles.

Our heavy truck technician program can provide you with a broad knowledge and skill set to handle a diverse range of larger vehicles. After graduation, you can apply to enter the industry with the skills to provide service on large vehicles.  Industry experienced instructors provide our students with current and useful information about  what to expect when entering  into the diesel/heavy truck industry.

Program Length

  • 50 Credit Diploma Program
    13 Months

Job Search Would Include

  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Dealerships
  • Mass Transit
  • Power Generating Plants
  • Leasing Companies

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Basic Refrigeration

Almost all buildings have heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. A career in HVAC and Basic Refrigeration means you get to help people by ensuring the places they visit are comfortable.

HVAC industry careers are a great opportunity, and students who successfully complete our HVAC program can enter the industry with confidence. Lessons from AAI are designed to help prepare you for the workforce quickly and affordably. Best of all, you’ll develop a diverse knowledge base to find success in this fast-paced industry.

Program Length

  • 50 Credit Diploma Program
    10 Months

Job Search Would Include

  • Commercial Properties
  • Retailers
  • Vehicle Repair Shops
  • Hospitals
  • Entrepreneurship


All residential and commercial buildings have electricity that needs to be serviced and maintained. A career in Electrical means you get to help people by ensuring the places they visit are serviced.

Our affordable program offers training and lessons that can be implemented for entry level careers within the electrical field. You’ll train to build the skills, the experience, and the knowledge employers may be looking for here at AAI.

Program Length

  • 50 Credit Diploma Program
    10 Months

Job Search Would Include

  • Commercial Properties
  • Residential
  • HVAC
  • Hospitals
  • Fire Alarm

Entertainment Near Campus

The Phoenix Metropolitan area is home to many exciting entertainment options. Here are some of the best parts of the Valley!


  • Phoenix Raceway
  • Arizona Cardinals NFL
  • Arizona Diamondbacks MLB
  • Arizona Coyotes NHL
  • Phoenix Suns NBA
  • Phoenix Mercury WNBA


  • Car shows
  • Phoenix Zoo
  • Desert Botanical Garden
  • Phoenix Art Museum
  • Heard Museum
  • MIM


  • Phoenix Mountain Preserve
  • South Mountain Preserve
  • Papago Park
  • Peoria Sunrise Mountain Preserve
  • Phoenix Sonoran Preserve
  • McDowell Sonoran Preserve
  • White Tank Mountain Regional Park

Are You Ready for Your New Career?

We’re here to help you train for your dream career, not just your next job. If you are ready to start the next chapter of your life and looking for the technical college that will get you there, Arizona Automotive Institute is ready to help.