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Automotive Vocational Schools

Automotive Programs
Automotive programs may offer a combination of hands-on experience and classroom teaching. In technical school, you may learn about cooling systems, steering and suspension, as well as braking, exhaust and fuel systems. You may get some math and technical communication training, too. The beauty of this type of vocational training is that you may get credits toward your certificate or degree while you study auto mechanics on the job, which means you can earn an income while advancing your education. If you want to go the extra mile and learn additional skills, most vocational schools offer additional advanced training.

Beyond Basic Automotive Training
Automotive programs offer additional training for the maintenance and repair of a variety of vehicles--from motorcycles and leisure vehicles to trucks and domestic cars. Automotive programs can lead to certification or to an associate's degree, depending on the type of technical school you attend and the course you choose. Trade schools are usually quite flexible, so you can build up a selection of certificates in subjects that interest you. You can even take courses online.

Automotive Career Opportunities
Because technical schools vary enormously, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) offers certification to trade schools and to individuals, in order to promote high standards in the industry. Getting your ASE certification is voluntary, but the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that ASE qualifications are preferred by many employers (and customers!). Automotive vocational school graduates can work for local government, automobile dealers, repair workshops, gasoline stations and automotive parts stores. Though your training won't guarantee a particular salary, median earnings range from $35,790 to $40,120, according to the BLS of 2010 May.

Automotive Vocational Schools

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UEI College
Get career training for the job you’ve always wanted at UEI College.
Automotive Technician, and more.
  • Gardena: 661 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. Gardena, CA 90247

Westwood College
Westwood College is dedicated to preparing students with the knowledge, skills and training needed for meaningful employment. Through education, we create opportunities, change lives and impact futures.
Automotive Technology (A), and more.
  • Denver: 7350 North Broadway Denver, CO 80221

WyoTech
Gear up for a better future at WyoTech.
Advanced Automotive Diagnostics, Automotive Technology, Motorcycle Technology and more.
  • Fremont: 200 Whitney Place Fremont, CA 94539
  • Long Beach: 2161 Technology Place Long Beach, CA 90810

Ashworth College
Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.
Automotive Technician, Motorcycle Repair, and more.
  • Norcross: Norcross, GA

Lincoln College of Technology
Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln College of Technology.
Automotive Technology, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Diesel Technology and more.
  • Nashville: 1524 Gallatin Road Nashville, TN 37206
  • Denver: 460 South Lipan Street Denver, CO 80223
  • Melrose Park: 8317 W. North Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
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South Texas Vocational Technical Institute
Get hands-on training with South Texas Vocational Technical Institute.
Automotive Service Technician, and more.
  • San Antonio: 734 SE Military Rd. San Antonio, TX 78216

Vatterott College
  Vatterott College is dedicated to providing students opportunities to gain the hands-on skills necessary to achieve their educational goals.
Automotive Technology, Diesel Mechanic, and more.
  • Springfield: 3850 S. Campbell Springfield, MO 65807
  • Kansas City: 8955 E. 38th Terrace Kansas City, MO 64129
  • Saint Louis: 8580 Evans Ave Saint Louis, MO 63134

Stratford Career Institute
Earn Your Diploma from Home!
Auto Mechanics, Small Engine Repair, and more.
  • : , PA 94404

Penn Foster Schools
Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.
Auto Repair Technician, Diesel Mechanics, Motorcycle Repair Technician and more.
  • Scranton: Scranton, PA 18501

IntelliTec College
Take your career to the next step with IntelliTec College.
Automotive Technician (Colorado Springs), and more.
  • Colorado Springs: 2315 East Pikes Peak Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80909

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