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New! Automotive Technology Training


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utomotive service technicians often work at automotive stores, tire service centers and service stations while an overwhelming majority work for automobile dealers and the automotive repair and maintenance industry.


The number of vehicles in use and on the road today continues to rise. This is generating an increasing need for more entry-level service technicians as these cars and trucks require inspection, maintenance, and repairs.

Join an industry where your skills and knowledge are important and essential to the ongoing transportation needs in today's modern car-driven society.



Automotive Technology in the Workplace

Employment of Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics is projected to grow 6% from 2016 to 2026. Estimated positions is 47,600. In May 2016, the median hourly wage for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics was $18.50 an hour. Job opportunities for qualified jobseekers should be very good.

Automotive Technology Training Program

Enter the field by developing a working knowledge of vehicle operations and maintenance. Become familiar with key functions, critical components, tools and parts identification and use, as well as workplace safety guidelines. Understand service technician tasks and responsibilities while acquiring the knowledge and skills to assist experienced mechanics with repairs and maintenance. Participate in Workplace Excellence discussions to develop an understanding of employer expectations in today's economy
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dditional Program Information


Instruction consists of classroom discussions as well as hands-on learning in training facilities and a fully-equipped mechanic shop under supervision (tools and materials are provided.) To prepare individuals for direct entry into the workforce, this Short Term Training Program can be completed in less than a year.


Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us to learn more about this dynamic, hands-on training program. We look forward to welcoming you to FCC!


Contact Us

Kathi Groover • Program Manager
Career & Technical Training
(301) 624-2756 • CEBusiness@Frederick.edu

Source: BLS.gov