Auto Mechanics

Did you know that today's average automobile has 40 microprocessors? Advanced automotive technology like this calls for a higher level of training - and that's exactly what NWCTC's Auto Mechanics Technology program delivers! With a program of study that integrates industry-standard technology and hands-on training with real-world work experience, Auto Mechanics Technology prepares students for entry-level employment. The program is operated just like an actual auto shop, where students are given work orders and are expected to work independently to achieve certain tasks.


· Auto Mechanics
· Service Managers
· Auto Technicians
· Transmission Technicians
· Parts Managers
· Insurance Adjusters
· Automotive Salespersons
· Warranty Clerks
· Warranty Clerks
· Independent Shop Owners

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· Algebra I
· Algebra II
· Geometry
· College Prep English
· Science

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· Engine Repair
· Steering & Suspensions
· Brake Maintenance
· Computer Diagnostics
· Tune-Ups
· Fuel & Electrical Systems
· Drive-Train
· Engine Performance


Fact Check

· The ability to diagnose the source of a problem quickly and accurately requires good reasoning ability and a thorough knowledge of automobiles. Many technicians consider diagnosing hard-to-find troubles one of their most challenging and satisfying duties.

· For trainee automotive service technician jobs, employers look for people with strong communication and analytical skills. Technicians need good reading, mathematics, and computer skills to study technical manuals.

· ASE certification has become a standard credential for automotive service technicians. Certification is available in eight different areas of automotive service.

· The increasing use of advanced technology in automobiles will also lead to new opportunities for repair technicians, especially those with specialized skills or certifications.

Last Modified on November 17, 2015