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Want to make money and advance your career? Learn what you need to apply to Matrix Trade Institute today, so you can go from learning to earning through our 20-week auto technical & collision repair efficiency training programs.

Entrance Requirements*

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • Completion of an online application
  • Paid application fee of $50
  • Background check upon receipt of application fee
  • Personal Interview with an MTI admissions representative and an Instructor
  • Completion of a basic mechanical aptitude test at the time of interview
  • Attendance at admissions open house and hands-on assessment

*MTI is a selective program. Applicants will be chosen based on the evaluation of their ability to successfully complete the program. Not all applicants will be accepted.

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Enrollment Dates

Registration for classes will be accepted until one week prior to the start of the session. Orientation will be scheduled following the end of the registration period, and prior to the first class. Orientation acquaints Students with all Administration staff and Instructors. Orientation also provides necessary information regarding the following: MTI's policies and standards, outline of curriculum, grading standards, introduction to learning software, dress code, rules of conduct and information regarding the facility. Necessary log-ins, passwords, app downloads and assistance with completion of any required forms and documents will also be provided.

The following dates are the START DATES for the upcoming terms:

Term Program Start Date
Spring Automotive Maintenance, Light Repair & Efficiency May 4th, 2020-FULL
Summer Automotive Maintenance, Light Repair & Efficiency July 6th, 2020-FULL
Summer Collision Repair & Refinish July 13th, 2020
Summer Service Advisor/Concierge July 20th, 2020
Fall A Automotive Maintenance, Light Repair & Efficiency September 28th, 2020
Fall A Collision Repair & Refinish September 28th, 2020
Fall A Service Advisor/Concierge August 31st, 2020
Fall B Service Advisor/Concierge October 12th, 2020
Winter Service Advisor/Concierge November 16th, 2020
Winter Automotive Maintenance, Light Repair & Efficiency November 30th, 2020
Winter Collision Repair & Refinish November 30th, 2020