Mitchell Community College
500 W. Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
219 N. Academy Street
Mooresville, NC 28115
Mitchell Community College, founded in 1852, is a comprehensive, open-admissions community college dedicated to meeting the post-secondary education and training needs of the citizens of Iredell County and surrounding areas. Located in Statesville, the College operates two campuses, Statesville and Mooresville.
NASCAR Technical Institute
220 Byers Creek Road
Mooresville, NC 28117
NASCAR Technical Institute is the country’s first technical training school to combine a complete automotive technology program and NASCAR-specific motorsports program. NASCAR Tech is a subsidiary of Universal Technical Institute, the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians.
Opened in Mooresville in 2002, the school offers specialized training for NASCAR entry-level automotive service technicians. The core program teaches diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing domestic and foreign automobiles. The school also offers manufacturer-specific advanced training in Ford FACT (Food Accelerated Credential Training), NASCAR Technology, Nissan Automotive Technician Training, and Mopar Technical Education Curriculum.
CNC Machining Technology
In 2016, Universal Technical Institute (UTI), the leading provider for post-secondary education for students seeking careers as automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, partnered with Roush Yates Engines to create and offer a Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) Machining program in Mooresville, North Carolina. Nicknamed “Race City USA,” Mooresville is home to UTI’s NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech) and Roush Yates Engines, a leading manufacturer of performance engines in the motorsports industry. Their vision for a CNC program came to fruition and was launched the following year in 2017.
The Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining and Manufacturing Technology program offered at UTI’s NASCAR Tech prepares students to succeed as entry-level CNC machinists while allowing UTI to meet a growing industry demand for skilled machinists and technicians. CNC machinists produce precision parts used in high-performance engines for a wide variety of trucks, motorcycles, cars, and boats, as well as in industrial applications, aerospace components, and medical and surgical equipment.
- Basic Machine Shop Skills
- Mathematics, Materials and Maintenance
- Interpreting, Blueprints/Job Layout
- Manual Machining Basics
- Manual Machining on the Lathe
- Manual Machining on the Mill
- CNC Basics
- CNC Turning and CNC Milling
To read a full case study on Developing a Regional Pipeline of CNC Machinists, How Universal Technical Institute, Roush Yates Engines and Mitsubishi Materials USA shaped the regions’ automotive industry with their CNC Machining Program and partnerships, click here.
Other Area Two-Year Colleges (within a 50-mile radius)
|Central Piedmont Community College||PO Box 35009 Charlotte, NC 28235-5009||18,824|
|Forsyth Technical Community College||2100 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103||7,779|
|Rowan-Cabarrus Community College||1333 Jake Alexander Blvd., S. Salisbury, N.C. 28146||6,355|
|Gaston College||201 US-321, Dallas, NC 28034||5,362|
|Catawba Valley Community College||2550 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602||4,610|
|Davidson County Community College||PO BOX 1287 Lexington, NC 27293||3,654|
|Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute||2855 Hickory Blvd., Hudson, NC 28638||3,581|
|Mitchell Community College||500 W Broad St, Statesville, NC 28677||3,164|
|Surry Community College||630 S Main St, Dobson, NC 27017||3,073|
|Wilkes Community College||1328 S Collegiate Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697||2,601|
|Cleveland Community College||137 S Post Rd, Shelby, NC 28152||2,551|
|Stanly Community College||141 College Dr, Albemarle, NC 28001||2,545|
|Western Piedmont Community College||1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655||1,779|
|NASCAR Technical Institute||220 Byers Creek Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117||1,121|
|Cabarrus College of Health Sciences||401 Medical Park Dr NE, Concord, NC 28025||516|
|Carolina College of Health Sciences||476|