The auto industry is growing and provides a range of career opportunities available for you. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and USA Today, the industry is growing.
Operators in the Auto Mechanics industry provide mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance for a variety of vehicles, including cars, trucks, vans, and trailers. There is an increased need for licensed mechanics that specialize in electric and autonomous vehicles.
Operators include self-employed mechanics, with employers making up 64.3% of total operators, auto repair shops, garages, and car care centers. Over the past five years, the industry experienced healthy growth, as consumers and businesses increased their demand for industry services. Per capita disposable income levels and corporate profit grew during the period, enabling more consumers to forego do it yourself repairs and enlist industry operators to complete the necessary repairs and maintenance needed for their vehicles.
12 Week Program
- 123 Instructor hours
- 20 Lab hours
Units Hours Per Unit
Vehicle Inspection 30
Brake Systems 24
Electronic Components 30
Automotive Troubleshooting 15
Intro to Database Interfaces 24
Automotive Lab 20
- This program is available in person and online.
- Meet 3 days per week with Morning (9 AM-11 AM), Afternoon(1 PM-3 PM) or Evening (6 PM-8 PM online only) schedule options.
■ Demonstrate proficiency in vehicle inspection
■ Demonstrate proficiency in repairing brake systems
■ Demonstrate proficiency in testing electronic components
■ Demonstrate proficiency in automotive troubleshooting
■ Demonstrate proficiency in the database interface
■ Demonstrate proficiency in electric vehicle systems
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