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Western Technical College

At Western Technical College, we believe that education is an important step to finding a rewarding career in today’s fast paced world. That’s why our admissions department is trained to guide you through the career planning process.

Curriculum offerings are designed to help students prepare for career opportunities in various technical and healthcare fields. Family-owned and operated for four generations, Western Technical College began as a trade school where people could learn how to take their passion and turn it into a career they loved. Since 1970, our real-world approach to education is one of the many reasons Western Technical College Graduates find success in their careers. Western Technical College will help you achieve your educational goals through a combination of hands-on experience, traditional classroom work, and industry-specific career development.

Western Tech provides quality training and education in a caring, professional environment that prepares new students and working adults with the skills they need to succeed and advance in their chosen careers.

Available Programs

  • Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
    • Electronics Engineering Technology +

      Program Description

      The Electronics Engineering Technology program at Western Tech will give you the opportunity to work on a variety of electronics that keep today’s world moving. The demand is high for knowledgeable individuals who can work on automated equipment in many high-tech industries. In the Electronics Engineering Technology program at Western Tech you will be trained in fiber optics, soldering, and communication equipment. From simple electronics to programing PLCs, Western Tech will give you the skills you need to succeed.

      As part of your program, you will have the opportunity to do an internship in the electronics industry and gain real-world experience.

      As a student in the Electronic Engineering Technology program you’ll receive classroom training with tremendous benefits:

      • Hybrid Program with 80% onsite and 20% online activities
      • Earn up to 7 certifications in:
        • A+ and Net+ through CompTIA
        • Fiber Optic Association (FOA)
        • High Reliability Hand Soldering IPC J Standard 001
        • ISCET: Associate Level Certified Electronics Technician, Journeyman in Communications, and Journeyman in Industrial

      Campus Locations

      El Paso, TX - Branch Campus

      9451 Diana Drive
      El Paso, TX 79924

      El Paso, TX - Main Campus

      9624 Plaza Circle
      El Paso, TX 79927

  • Culinary Arts, Food Service, and Nutrition
    • Food Industry Aide +

      Program Description

      If you are interested in learning culinary basics, this four-credit certificate provides the foundation for entry-level food service jobs and covers the core coursework for additional credentials in the Culinary Management pathway.

      The Food Service Aide program focuses on food preparation, serving, and maintaining clean and sanitary conditions in the kitchen and dining areas under the supervision a manager or chef.

      Campus Locations

      El Paso, TX - Main Campus

      9624 Plaza Circle
      El Paso, TX 79927

  • Truck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics
    • Automotive Technology +

      Program Description

      Some people are just car folks — they love finding and fixing problems on anything with wheels. If that’s your passion, then you’re going to want the Automotive Technology Program at Western Technical College. As a part of our Automotive Technology Program you will also have the opportunity to do an internship in the automotive industry to gain real-world experience while you’re attending Automotive Technician school. Additionally, the complete tool set you will use in your training will be yours to keep when you graduate.

      Campus Locations

      El Paso, TX - Main Campus

      9624 Plaza Circle
      El Paso, TX 79927

    • Diesel Mechanics +

      Program Description

      When you like engines that do more than just power cars and light trucks, you’re a diesel mechanic at heart. In that case, our Diesel Mechanic Training is for you. Our diesel instructors have years of hands-on experience and will teach you how to diagnose, adjust, repair, overhaul, and maintain any type of diesel engine — from bus and truck engines to large marine engines and everything in between. Today's world runs on diesel, and our Diesel Mechanic Training will get you started on a career that could have you working on big rigs, cruise ships, offshore drilling platforms, power stations, farm equipment, railroads, mining equipment or one of many other possibilities. As a part of your Diesel Mechanic Training you will also have the opportunity to do an internship in the diesel industry while you're attending Western Tech's Diesel Mechanic school in El Paso.

      Campus Locations

      El Paso, TX - Main Campus

      9624 Plaza Circle
      El Paso, TX 79927

2 Campuses
4 Programs

Campus Locations

El Paso, TX - Branch Campus

9451 Diana Drive
El Paso, TX 79924

El Paso, TX - Main Campus

9624 Plaza Circle
El Paso, TX 79927

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