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Career Training in Automotive Mechanics

Online and distance education training programs in automotive mechanics, motorcycle repair, auto body repair technician, small engine repair, auto detailer, and more.

Auto Mechanics

Automotive Mechanics & Repair Training Courses

According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), automotive service technicians and mechanics had median hourly earnings between $11 and $26 in 2004. Career opportunities are expected to show steady growth over the next several years.

Automotive Mechanic Career Training

Although there are no standard educational requirements for entry-level automotive mechanics, most employers seek applicants who have a high school diploma as well as some form of formal training. Career education programs are available through online high schools and automotive service training programs. Career training and college degree programs, which are often sponsored by automotive manufacturers, are available through community colleges, vocational schools, and online colleges and universities.

According to the BLS, courses in automotive repair, electronics, physics, chemistry, English, computers, and mathematics provide a good educational foundation for an automotive technician or mechanic. On-the-job (OTJ) training usually supplements formal training for these increasingly high-tech jobs. Depending on education and experience, comprehensive OTJ training can last between four and seven years.

Automotive Mechanic Continuing Education Automotive mechanics need to stay on top of the constantly evolving technological trends in the automotive industry. Some mechanics choose a specialization, such as front-end or brake mechanic, tune-up technician, or transmission tech or rebuilder. If you have a knack for problem solving and a mechanical aptitude, you may want to gear up for an automotive mechanic career.

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