Transportation & Power

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

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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.

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Programs and Resources 


Beginning this fall, courses used in our Welding, Advanced Welding and Non Destructive Testing Occupational Endorsement classes tuition will be reduced by 25 percent for all students. For a lower division course tuition is $212 per credit, and the applied reduction would be $53 per credit. There is no reduction to assessed fees, non-resident surcharges or other costs. Open registration for fall classes begins April 16. For a complete list of eligible courses and programs across the university system contact our Student Success Coach at 786-6475.


We have recently changed prereqs for Welding courses. If you have tried to register for  welding courses and have received a prereq error call 786-6475 for assistance with registration. 

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

  • Meet the fleet: Auto tech program receives 2016 Z07 Corvette

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    Meet the Fleet: Auto Tech program receives 2016 Z06 Corvette

  • For serious gearheads, UAA’s Auto Diesel Technology Building is like a toy store, full of tools to use and cars to work on.

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    Meet the beasts: one of these retired Freightliner cabs has an incredible 1.2 million miles on the odometer.

  • Sculptural Art Class

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    CTC's Welding & Nondestructive Testing program offers more sculptural welding classes

  • Automotive Program Ranked Among Top 20

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    CTC's Automotive program ranked among The Top 20 Best Automotive Mechanic Schools.

Contact Us

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Transportation & Power Division
Auto Diesel Technology Building, Rm 207
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK  99508
United States
Tel: (907) 786-6475
Fax: 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
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