Building Alaska's Workforce

Building Alaska's Workforce

The UAA Community & Technical College builds Alaska’s workforce and fosters student success through quality education and technical training.

Explore Programs in the Transportation & Power Division

Transportation & Power Division

Home to the Automotive Technology, Diesel Power Technology, and Welding & Nondestructive Testing Technology programs.

Start Your Engines - The Automotive and Diesel Power technology programs are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the needs of employers in the industry. Both the associate degrees and undergraduate certificate programs are accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation.

Ignite Your Future - The Welding & Nondestructive Testing Technology program prepares students for employment in welding and/or nondestructive examination as entry level technicians. Both welding and nondestructive testing are utilized in construction, manufacturing and transportation industries throughout the world.

Our Mission


Amazing Stories 

These headlines showcase the amazing stories taking place in the Transportation & Power Division. The stories have appeared in CTC Insider, the news blog of the UAA Community & Technical College, Green & Gold News, the news blog of the University of Alaska Anchorage, as well as other local or industry news sources.

News Stories

  • Apprenticeships

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    CTC and Continental Auto Group will offer registered apprenticeships for automotive technicians.

  • KTVA Workforce Wednesday

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    Considering a career as an automotive technician? Watch the KTVA Workforce Wednesday segment featuring UAA.

  • Nondestructive Testing

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    How solid is that bridge? Will that weld keep the pieces of that machine together? NDT techniques reveal.

  • Colorado fifth grader plans to become a Seawolf one day

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    Hello, my name is Angel Nunez and ... I hope to one day attend your wonderful ... school for welding.

  • Feeling at home under the hood

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    As a child, Katie Woodward liked blocks and other toys she could build things with. Cars fascinated her.

Contact Us

Employee Directory & Map
Transportation & Power Division
Auto Diesel Technology Building, Rm 207
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK99508
United States
Tel: (907) 786-1485
Fax: (907) 786-4637  

Employee Spotlight

“Staying current with the rapid technology changes in the automotive world takes a true desire and constant dedication. I love that my job never gets stagnant. I love the challenge of teaching students from the first semester to the last, and in between each semester, teaching GM technicians about the latest technologies."

— Darrin Marshall, Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology, GM ASEP