We wish you and yours a very Happy Holidays from Arizona Automotive Institute!
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ARS truly values being able to support students and graduates as well as interact and discuss with them the variety of opportunities available to them in the HVAC/R industry. There is not one path to success, but many unique paths: from being a service technician dispatcher, a distribution center manager, to owning your own HVAC/R business & more!
The HVAC/R industry is full of possibilities and the opportunities are only growing.
To learn more about ARS & careers in the HVAC/R industry, visit our Careers page: arsnet.com/careers
Isn’t it time to turn your passion into a thriving career? Explore what AAI can do for you.
Students at AAI receive training from instructors to enhance their skill set, gain experience, and develop both individually and professionally, Programs offered: Automotive Service Technician, Combination Welding, Diesel-Heavy Truck, & HVAC-BR. For more than 45 years, Arizona Automotive Institute (AAI) has helped students around the Phoenix Metropolitan Area get the technical training to launch t
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Which one would you do? Restoration vs. Restomod.
We are happy to announce that Charley's Garage is the official home of Arizona Automotive Institute's video productions on YouTube. Charley is the Program Director for the Automotive and Diesel programs. His channel will feature his own projects at home, AAI's projects on campus and utilize the wide range of instructional talent to increase content. Please visit this channel, subscribe and standby for a regular dose of AAI content.
Our AAI Clapout for students graduating this course. Always lots of fun. Congrats grads!
A Message to Your Future!!
A message of encouragement from AAI staff and graduates Thank you Mr. Garcia https://youtube.com/watch?v=hrdeh-5soY4&feature=share
A Message to Your Future!! AAI.EDU December 2022 Graduation
Arizona Automotive Institute would like to thank Cesar Martinez and the valley Ford dealers for a great event on campus. They bought lots of very cool vehicles and made contact with many future technicians.
Arizona Automotive Institute celebrated our students who are graduating this course. This event was going to be live streamed but our SM coordinator (me) cannot operate an Ipad. Regardless we have some awesome photos of the graduates and the party afterward. CONGRATS GRADS!
We hope you're staying warm on this first official day of Winter and all season long!
On Sat Dec 17th, there was a packed house of over 500 people celebrating our September-November 2022 graduates. We met families from all over the US to share this important day. Our two student speakers spoke from the heart and fantastically represented this outstanding class. We also celebrated the first graduates of our Associates Degree in Construction and Trades Management. Congrats to all who graduated; your future is bright! Please share your best advice with our newest grads below. The next graduation date is to be announced soon……
The 1st Annual Cookies with Santa event was great! So much fun with Santa, small horses and so much more!
Can’t wait to do it again next year!
4pm today Santa arrives. Bring the little ones to 6829 N 46th Ave Glendale!
45 mins till Santa arrives. Bring the little ones to 6829 N 46th Ave Glendale!
Arizona Automotive Institute has a new project! A 1955 Dodge pickup that will be restored by staff and students, providing lots of training to multiple programs. Doesn't look like much yet, but it will! Any companies that want to get involved in the project, please reach out!
Arizona Automotive Institute is privileged to have developed a 20-year partnership with Vitalant - Arizona providing much needed blood supply to our communities. Our donations have impacted over 24,000 people, according to Vitalant. Let's keep this going and help those in need.
Arizona Automotive Institute celebrated our Holiday spirit today with a great and festive luncheon. Lots of ugly sweaters were in attendance, prize drawings, trivia and good times were had by all.
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We are very thankful to have had Crown Lift Trucks and Naumann Hobbs Material Handling, INC come present their current carrer opportunities and benefit packages to our students. Roy Kobayashi, thank you for bringing Hector, Nicholas and Dan to our campus. It was exciting to see our students presented with these options. We hope to see them hire many students in the future.
Just a reminder! Cookies with Santa will be a fantastic event for everyone! We will have photo ops with Santa, and Sparkles the Mini Horse will be here! There will be craft stations and even a letter to Santa station.
We look forward to seeing our friends, families and partners in the community Thursday, December 15th from 4pm-6pm at !
Arizona Automotive Institute celebrated the hard work of its students with a student awards ceremony this week. We had many students newly inducted into the National Technical Honor Society along with dozens of Perfect Attendance, Student of the Course and Distinguished Student of the Course awards across all programs. All of us at are very proud of these students who put so much effort into their career education.
Congrats to all of you who earned these rewards!
We want to thank all the industry professionals and some of our premier employers who attended the advisory meeting here at Arizona Automotive Institute. We had a great representation from the City of Glendale, Transdev, Ford, Aerotek and many others. We received great feedback on current industry trends and needs to ensure our graduates are set up for success.
From our Arizona Automotive Institute family to yours... Happy Thanksgiving!
We want to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, from our family to yours! We have been so grateful to be a part of the Glendale community since 1968.
Thanks to everybody that came out to the car show on Saturday. It was a great event! We collected over six boxes of food and blankets to donate to the local community.
Instructor spotlight: Chip Garland
Mr. Garland has worked over 20 years in the Auto/Diesel space and specializes in air conditioning and electronics. He started with AAI one year ago today. Here he is with his class working on hybrid batteries. Congratulations Mr. G!
Reminder, AAI will be hosting a public car show on Saturday, November 19th. We'll be partnering with local car clubs in the area and having drop-off stations during the event, with blankets and canned food benefiting the homeless in our Glendale community. Hope to see you there!
AAI attended the 15th annual trade show hosted by the Mechanical Trade Contractors of Arizona ! At this event AAI team members had the opportunity to network with community/employer partners as well as mingle with a few AAI alumni.
Today, Arizona Automotive Institute would like to sincerely thank all the U.S. military veterans for their sacrifices in service to our country.
We specifically want to recognize those who have chosen Ancora Education, parent company of , as the next step in their careers! We could not do what we do without you - Happy !
Pictured here are just some of the many veterans who are part of the family!
With honor, respect and gratitude, AAI wants to thank all who have served in the armed forces. We would like to recognize some of our students, faculty and staff who are veterans.
AAI student spotlight- Only three weeks in the welding program and already creating art. Kevin Guerrero's creation of a future Harley Davidson motorcycle.
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Come join our Diesel Heavy Truck Instructor Team!
We are looking for both full-time and part-time positions. If you have 5 years or more of related Diesel experience and a passion to help others get into the Diesel industry, we would love to talk to you.
Who knows what our Electrical students are running? Answer in the comments below......
Show Up and Show Out
Join us for a public car show held at AAI on Saturday, November 19th. We will be partnering with local car clubs in the area and having drop-off stations during the event, with all blankets and canned food received benefiting the homeless in our Glendale community.
Got treats? AAI wishes everyone a very safe and Happy Howl-oween!!
Happy Halloween from Arizona Automotive Institute!
Meet Rod, AAI's newest team member, who is raising the bar...and wrench.. on understanding the student experience!
Nationally Recognized FORD Automotive Career Exploration (ACE) Program Now Available to Arizona Automotive Institute Students - AAI
Arizona Automotive Institute is excited to announce the news of our partnership with Ford Motor Company by offering our Diesel Heavy Truck and Automotive Service Technician Program students access to the Ford Automotive Career Exploration (ACE) program!
The Ford ACE program courses are a subset of those taken by current Ford dealership technicians. By completing the training, students are one step closer to a career in the automotive industry... and with more than 3,200 Ford dealerships in the U.S., there are many opportunities for employment across the country!
Nationally Recognized FORD Automotive Career Exploration (ACE) Program Now Available to Arizona Automotive Institute Students - AAI Arizona Automotive Institute (AAI) recently announced that the FORD Automotive Career Exploration (ACE) Program is a complimentary program now offered to students enrolled in the school’s Diesel Heavy Truck or Automotive Service Technician programs.
Happy Financial Aid Professionals Day!
AAI would like to recognize our Financial Aid Team on campus. Gaby Valdez, Oneida Ballardo, and Janet Bates bring years of experience to their roles and truly care about our students success.
AAI welcomes our October Start class!
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
Welcome to AAI
For more than forty years AAI has been a choice for students. Students seek AAI’s hands-on training in career fields within skilled trades such as welding and automotive repair. By maintaining an understanding of the unique hiring needs of the communities in which it serves, AAI is able to help meet the local needs of employers by providing a skilled workforce, in turn, AAI remains a foothold to support its local economies.
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