Western Tech Logo

Areas of Study

The way that Western Technical College helps you achieve your educational goals-a combination of hands-on experience, traditional classroom work, flexible schedules and industry-specific career development-is what sets your college experience apart. The staff and faculty at Western Technical College will do their best to help you turn your passion into a rewarding career. Western Tech programs have prepared more than 15,000 people just like you get started in careers.

Our mission is to prepare you - whether you're just starting to look at tech schools in El Paso, a new student, or an experienced worker looking to upgrade your skills. We want to help you succeed in today's modern, high-tech workforce. However, success requires more than skills, it requires leadership. We believe that it's important we demonstrate leadership and implement it in all aspects of the learning environment in our Western Tech programs. Using this model of teaching leadership both in the classroom and by example, and we believe leadership skills will be part of what you take with you when you leave Western Technical College.

Through our Western Tech programs and areas of study, you will learn how to analyze and solve problems through questioning strategies that we teach in addition to sound technical skills. You will learn thinking processes that the top pros in your area of study use to get to the heart of any problem or challenge. We start by hiring experienced instructors and consistently train them about new technologies in the classroom so that we can pass that knowledge on to you within all our Western Tech programs.

If you are looking at colleges in El Paso, consider joining the 15,000 graduates Western Tech has helped to get started in careers in the automotive technology, performance tuner, diesel, light duty diesel, commercial driver training, business administration and management, electronic engineering, information systems and security, physical therapist assistant, medical/clinical assistant, medical billing and coding, massage therapy, refrigeration and HVAC, and welding fields.

Electronics Engineering Technology

If You Have a Passion for Problem Solving

The Electronics Engineering Technology Degree program from Western Tech offers the foundation to get your electronics certificiation and the curriculum needed for a career in Electronics. In this hands-on program you will learn to use measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test, maintain, and repair electronic equipment and systems in automation, pneumatics, communications and other such systems. You will receive hands-on training on a variety of electronics devices such as transmitters, receivers, various types of electronic circuits, PLCs, control circuits, and other automation equipment; everything you need to become skilled in Electronics Engineering Technology. If you are looking for an Electronics Engineering Degree Program in El Paso, get your electronics certification in Western Tech's Electronics Engineering Technology Program

Electronics Engineering Courses* Include:

Diesel Mechanic

Have a Passion for Heavy Haulers?

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.

The Diesel Mechanics Training Courses* Include:

Automotive Technology

When Your Passion is Cars

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.

Automotive Technology Program Courses* Include:

Get started.

Fill out the form to begin.

Whoops! A valid zip code is required.
Whoops! You need to select a campus.
Whoops! You need to select a program of interest.
Whoops! Your first name is required.
Whoops! Your last name is required.
Whoops! A valid street address is required.
Whoops! A telephone number is required.